Erie County Issues
Special Elections: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
For a listing of all Erie County Issues on May ballot and results,
please click on Erie County Seal to the left, header above or
ISSUES - Erie County Issues-Special Elections drop down.
Governor Kasich's Budget 2013-2014
Stay informed on how the State Budget will affect
- Health Care and Medicaid
- Local Cou nties
Click on the clipart to the left, header above or
ISSUES - KASICH'S BUDGET: 2013-2014 drop down for more information
Ohio Senate Democrats set their legislative priorities.
For more information, click on the Ohio Senate Seal to the left,
on the header above or ISSUES - Ohio Senate Democrats drop down.
The Ohio Legislative Black Caucus
released its Action Plan 2013.
For details, click on OLBC logo to the left, header above or on
ISSUES - OLBC sets Action Plan 2013 drop down.
Issues pertaining to:
- GOP attempting to prevent college students from voting
- limits on signature gathering on citizen ballot initiatives/referenda
- additional costs for citizen ballot initiatives/referenda
- fewer number of days for early voting
- eliminating 'Golden Week' where eligible voters may register and vote early at the the same time
- establishing vote centers that would eliminate neighborhood voting precincts
- legislative map-making
For more information, click on Ohio Statehouse to the left, header above
or ISSUES - Ohio Legislature: Voting Reforms drop down.
Many issues regarding women's and men's health care choices
being debated by Ohio Legislators.
Be Informed and Stayed Informed!
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Women's health care choices attacked through State Budget
drop down for more information.
Stay informed on what Workers' and Unions' issues are being debated in Columbus!
Right To Work 'killed' within hours of being proposed!
Right To Work - What does it REALLY mean?
HB 484 - What is it and How would it work?
The Fair and Acceptable Income Required (FAIR) Act - What is it?
Are Ohio's sick and injured workers next on Kasich's and GOP's target list?
Issue 2/SB5 - Public Unions Rights: Repealed! We will remember EVERY November!
For more information and links to articles,
please click on the clipart to the left, on the header above or on
ISSUES - Ohio Legislature: Workers' and Unions' Issues drop down.
Check out FACT CHECK
on what Governor Kasich and his Republican Friends are up to.
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or on ISSUES - FACT CHECK -
Check out the facts on Governor Kasich and Friends drop down.
Independent reports provide suggestions for better elections
How to avoid long elections lines and Ohio is ranked
in the lower half of rankings for election performance
based on higher use and rejection of provisional ballots.
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ISSUES - Ohio's Secretary of State - Important Voting Issues
drop down for more information.
The Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission is charged under
O.R.C. 103.61 with studying the Constitution of Ohio and other duties.
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ISSUES - CONSTITUTIONAL MODERNIZATION COMMISSION drop down.
As the Republican-controlled Ohio House and Senate continue to pass and/or debate legislation that are harmful to Ohioans, various coalitions of every day Ohioans are taking to circulating petitions to give all Ohioans the opportunity to vote on new legislation that is being proposed by the Ohio Republican-controlled legislatures and
signed into law by Republican Governor John Kasich.
Do you know how the petition process works?
Do you know how many different types of issues campaigns can be initiated in Ohio?
Below are petitions of interest currently approved for circulation by Ohio's Attorney General:
- The Freedom to Marry and Religious Freedom Amendment
- Right to Work for less
For more information, click on the stamp to the left, on the header above or on
ISSUES - What issues may be coming up in 2013?
Know the petition process before you sign a petition! drop down.
Stay up to date on those issues facing President Obama as he begins his second term:
- Birth Control under the Affordable Care Act
- New measures to control gun violence
- Renominates Richard Cordray director of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
- Immigration reform
- Presidential Commission on Election Administration
- Raising the debt limit
- Social Security and the budget
- And other important issues
For more information, click on the clipart to the left, on the header above or
ISSUES - President Obama begins 2nd term drop down or
ISSUES - U.S. Congress drop down.
Issue(s) the High Court will review during 2012-2013 Session:
Limits on prayers at legislative meetings
Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California Prop 8
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Voters must prove citizenship to register to vote
Issue(s) the High Court will review during 2013-2014 Session:
Individual Campaign Donation Limits
Issue(s) the Supreme Court reviewed during 2011-2012 Session
and still being debated on the national level:
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
For more information on the above issues,
please click on the clipart to the left, header above or SUPREME COURT drop down.
Stay up to date on issues being debated
in the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives.
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ISSUES - U.S. Congress drop down for more information.