Articles in the Breaking News Category

Sen. Sherrod Brown Connects Qith Iowans On ‘Dignity Of Work’ Tour !
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle, MXO Business Report on 11 February 2019
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WOSU.org By Kabir Bhatia Posted February 11th 2019   SENATOR SHERROD BROWN D-D-13 IN IOWA ON THE DIGNITY OF WORK TOUR Sen. Sherrod Brown wrapped up the first stop on his “Dignity of Work” listening tour in Iowa last weekend, almost exactly one year before the state holds one of the first major contests of [...]

House Speaker Says He’s Willing To Consider A Possible Gas Tax!
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Northeast Ohio on 7 February 2019
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Ideastream.org By Jo Ingles Posted February 7th 2019 (PHOTO: OHIO HOUSE SPEAKER LARRY HOUSEHOLDER R-D-72)   The committee reviewing the financial situation facing the Ohio Department of Transportation heard testimony for a second day yesterday – and is expected to release a report recommending funding solutions very soon. It seems likely that an increase in [...]

Stacey Abrams Slams Trump For Government Shutdown In Dems’ State Of The Union Response!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Lifestyle on 7 February 2019
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NYPost.com By Melisa Schultz Posted February 7th 2019   NANCY PELOSI SOTU CLAP BACK VIDEO Stacey Abrams slammed President Trump in her Democratic State of the Union response for the record-breaking government shutdown that left federal workers without pay for 35 days and forced some to turn to food banks. “Making the livelihoods of our [...]

State Auditor: Charter Schools Paying Higher-Than-Market-Rate Rents!
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Posted in Breaking News, Education, MXO Business Report on 5 February 2019
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Ideastream.org By Amy Eddings Posted February 5th 2019 (PHOTO: OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL DAVID YOST-FORMER OHIO STATE AUDITOR)   HARVARD AVENUE PERFORMANCE SCHOOL Unlike public schools, Ohio’s charter schools have to find places to hold classes.  Typically, that means renting a building rather than buying one.  A review of charter school leasing practices by outgoing auditor [...]

Undocumented Woman Who Worked At Trump Golf Club To Attend State Of The Union!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Lifestyle on 5 February 2019
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Yahoo.com By Sanjana Karanth, HuffPost Posted February 5th 2019 (PHOTO: CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVE BONNIE WATSON COLEMAN D-NJ)   VICTORINA MORALES Victorina Morales will attend Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday as a guest of Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.). An undocumented worker who used to work at President Donald Trump’s golf club in New Jersey will [...]

Chief Justice Launches Task Force On Bail In Ohio!
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle on 4 February 2019
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Ideastream.org By Nick Castele Posted February 4th 2019 (PHOTO: OHIO SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE MAUREEN O’CONNOR)   Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor has assembled a task force to examine how judges set bail for people charged with crimes. The group had its first meeting Wednesday. O’Connor is asking the task force to look [...]

Bill Proposes No Pay For Congress, President During Shutdown!
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle on 1 February 2019
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WSAW.com By Jonathan Raymond, Gray News  Posted February 1st 2019   REPRESENTATIVE JARED GOLDEN D-MAINE A trio of bipartisan representatives introduced a bill this week to withhold pay from lawmakers, including the president, during a government shutdown. The bill, H.R. 845, which they’re calling the “Solidarity in Salary Act of 2019″ was introduced by freshmen [...]

Ohio House Democrats Pick History-Making Leadership Team!
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle on 31 January 2019
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Ideastream.org By Karen Kaslser Posted January 31st 2019 (PHOTO: OHIO REPRESENTATIVE EMILIA SYKES D-DISTICT-34)   FORMER TOLEDO MAYOR AND NEWLY ELECTED OHIO REPRESENTATIVE PAULA HICKS-HUDSON D-DISTRICT-44) The election of Republican Speaker Larry Householder caused a shakeup among Ohio House Democrats as well. They’ve now picked new leadership, and for the first time women make up [...]

Lawsuits Allege ‘Grave Harm’ To Immigrant Children In Detention!
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle on 30 January 2019
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Ideastream.org By John Burnett Posted January 30th 2019   The Trump administration’s treatment of more than 10,000 immigrant children held in custody at shelters across the nation is coming under intense scrutiny. Numerous lawsuits claim the government is using the system of child confinement as a way to punish and deport kids and their families. [...]

Former Senator Slams Parole Board Members, Saying They Lack “Integrity, Decency!”
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle on 30 January 2019
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Ideastream.org By John Burnett Posted January 30th 2019 (PHOTO: FORMER OHIO PAROLE BOARD MEMBER SHIRLEY SMITH)   A former state senator has left the Ohio Parole Board, saying there are serious problems with how the prisons system is operated. Former Sen. Shirley Smith (D-Cleveland) spent three years on the parole board, but left last month [...]