Category: State

State Joe For Ohio – Introduction (Video)

Joe For Ohio – Introduction (Video)

Joe For Ohio – Introduction I’m running for governor to build the new generation of leadership we need to move Ohio forward.Watch our new video to learn more. #JoeForOhio #JoeForJobs JoeForJobs.com Posted by Senator Joe Schiavoni on Monday, May 15, 2017

State Ohio Issue 2’s yes, no sides debate 1 month before voters decide

Ohio Issue 2’s yes, no sides debate 1 month before voters decide

A public forum in Columbus Wednesday night attempted to cut through that rhetoric of Issue 2, known as the Ohio Drug Price Relief Act By Jason Aubry Published: September 22, 2017, 2:56 pm Updated: October 11, 2017, 11:47 pm COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – Trying to untangle the complicated and controversial topic of Ohio’s Issue 2 …

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State State Supreme Court Sides with Unions on “Right to Work” Repeal Referendum

State Supreme Court Sides with Unions on “Right to Work” Repeal Referendum

Created: Friday, 06 October 2017 09:19 By Sahid Fawaz Good news for workers in Missouri: the state’s highest court will allow a critical referendum to proceed. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: “A last-ditch legal effort to derail a vote by Missourians on whether they want the state to become a “right to work” state has …

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State Teachers vote overwhelmingly to maintain unions in initial voting

Teachers vote overwhelmingly to maintain unions in initial voting

  Brianne Pfannenstiel, bpfannenst@dmreg.com Published 6:05 p.m. CT Sept. 26, 2017 | Updated 7:18 p.m. CT Sept. 26, 2017 Despite Democratic opposition, the Iowa Legislature gave final approval to legislation that will dramatically scale back Iowa’s collective bargaining law that governs union contract negotiations with state workers. The Register Thirteen bargaining units representing nearly 1,300 …

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State Car production canceled on Friday at General Motors Lordstown

Car production canceled on Friday at General Motors Lordstown

There will also be some production downtime at the Lordstown plant in the near future because there’s less demand for the Chevy Cruze By WKBN Staff Published: September 7, 2017, 4:55 pm Updated: September 7, 2017, 4:56 pm LORDSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Vehicle production on Friday at the General Motors plant in Lordstown has been canceled. According …

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State Extra work and no pay: How Iowa ended overtime for thousands of state workers

Extra work and no pay: How Iowa ended overtime for thousands of state workers

Jason Clayworth, jclayworth@dmreg.com Published 6:00 p.m. CT Sept. 2, 2017 As a result of the sweeping collective bargaining bill passed by the Iowa Legislature earlier this year, many state workers are no longer eligible for overtime pay. Kelsey Kremer/The Iowa has revoked overtime eligibility for about 2,800 state workers, a move critics say could cripple …

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State Armed Black Protesters Cause Cleveland Police To Call For Temp Suspension Of “Second Amendment” Open Carry Law

Armed Black Protesters Cause Cleveland Police To Call For Temp Suspension Of “Second Amendment” Open Carry Law

By Forest Parks- July 17, 201721 So, I’ll ask this before we even get into the story! If a group of armed white protesters turned up in Cleveland would the police be asking for the open carry law to be temporarily revoked? What do yo think? The head of Cleveland’s largest police union has just …

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State Rulli Bros. operator wants to help Mahoning Valley as senator

Rulli Bros. operator wants to help Mahoning Valley as senator

Michael Rulli, whose family runs the Rulli Brothers supermarkets in the area, announced he will run for a Senate seat By Gerry Ricciutti Published: August 24, 2017, 4:53 pm Updated: August 24, 2017, 7:15 pm COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – A local small business operator wants to add a new title to his resume — Ohio State …

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State State Employees Union Could Drop ‘Fair Share’ Fees In Exchange For 6 Percent Raise

State Employees Union Could Drop ‘Fair Share’ Fees In Exchange For 6 Percent Raise

By Mal Leary • 6 hours ago Maine Things Considered State Employees Union Could Drop ‘Fair Share’ Fees In Exchange For 6 Percent Raise Since his first day in office, Gov. Paul LePage has been a critic of organized labor, and has specifically targeted state worker unions. LePage has long tried to pass legislation to …

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State Ahead of Rally, Democrats Decry Trump

Ahead of Rally, Democrats Decry Trump

By George Nelson | July 25, 2017 0 0 1 0 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Democrats have to do a better job of explaining how the policies they support will benefit working-class voters, a key part of the party’s new initiative, state party chairman David Pepper said. Correcting that is a major component of “A Better …

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