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Kasich Refuses to Take Action on Algal Blooms

COLUMBUS – Earlier today, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald called for Governor Kasich to demand legislative hearings on strategies to control algal blooms, following a report by the Cleveland Plain Dealer that the legislature has scheduled no hearings on the matter since algal blooms in Lake Erie left 400,000 Toledo-area residents without drinking water nearly a month […]

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FitzGerald Calls on Kasich to Demand Hearings on Algal Blooms

COLUMBUS – In response to a report that the Ohio legislature has failed to even schedule hearings on strategies to control algal blooms that continue to threaten water supplies as recently as last week in Norwalk, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald released the following statement: “It has been nearly a month since the Toledo water […]

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Painters & Allied Trades Endorse FitzGerald for Governor

COLUMBUS – The International Union of Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 6 announced their endorsement of Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald today. Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 6 represents painters, glaziers, glass workers, drywall finishers, sign & display workers, decorators, paper hangers, fabricators, industrial painters and allied trade workers across Ohio […]

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Kasich Helped Special Interests at Expense of Ohio’s Farmers

COLUMBUS – Today in Fayette County, Governor Kasich will tout his record helping Ohio’s farmers. But in reality, Governor Kasich has consistently sided with the wealthy and well connected over Ohio’s farmers on everything from increasing property taxes to a freeze on wind farm development. But perhaps, the Governor’s backwards policy is best symbolized by […]

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FitzGerald Statement on Scarcity of Medium & High Wage Jobs in Ohio

COLUMBUS – Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald released the following statement on a report released today by Innovation Ohio, which shows that “while 9 out of 10 Ohio jobs lost during the Great Recession paid medium or high wages, low-paying jobs account for virtually all Ohio job growth during the recovery.” “The evidence that Governor Kasich’s economic […]

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Toledo Police Command Officers’ Association Endorse FitzGerald

TOLEDO – The Toledo Police Command Officers’ Association has announced its endorsement of Democratic gubernatorial nominee and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald. FitzGerald has also been endorsed by Ohio’s Fraternal Order of Police, the Ohio State Troopers Association, and Ohio’s Association of Professional Fire Fighters. “Members of our Association appreciate the strong law and order […]

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Kasich Silent on Ohio River Water Contamination

COLUMBUS – Governor Kasich has yet to say anything on the Duke Energy oil spill that lead to the closure of the Ohio River yesterday. This spill is the second contamination incident on the Ohio River this summer, but the Governor has yet to announce any plan to prevent future contamination or hazardous material transportation […]

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Neuhardt Statement on Sharonville Clinic Announcement

COLUMBUS – Democratic nominee for Lt. Governor Sharen Neuhardt released the following statement on today’s announcement from the Women’s Med clinic in Sharonville. “For the last three years, the Governor has taken a gradual but aggressive approach to dismantling reproductive rights in this state. Today, his underground campaign had it’s latest victory in Sharonville. If […]

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FACT CHECK: Kasich’s Tough Policies Work Only for the Wealthy

COLUMBUS – Governor Kasich’s latest ad claims that he is tough but effective when it comes to helping Ohio’s working families. In reality, the Governor’s policies show that he has learned little from his resounding SB 5 defeat. For the last three years, Kasich has made cuts to teachers, police, firefighters, and seniors to fund […]

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