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FitzGerald: “ODE Superintendent Must Resign”

COLUMBUS – Democratic gubernatorial nominee and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald released the following statement on the investigation into the latest string of scandals at Ohio charter schools: “It is clear change is needed at the Ohio Department of Education. That it took pressure from courageous teachers and outside organizations for the Department of Education to […]

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FitzGerald Campaign Releases its First Ad, “Promise”

COLUMBUS — The FitzGerald Campaign released its first ad — titled “Promise” — Wednesday morning. In it, Ed promises to restore cuts to firefighters, police, and teachers, and to “get Ohio working for working people.” This ad follows a media blitz by Republican Governor John Kasich and his allies, and capitalizes on the shrinking gap […]

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What Governor Kasich Didn’t Say in Toledo Today

TOLEDO – During his stop in Toledo today, Governor Kasich touted the state’s new investment in the community, but failed to mention the $51.5 million lost to Lucas County through local government cuts and the untold impact on Toledo’s energy economy through SB 310. Councilwoman Lindsay Webb released the following statement on the Governor’s visit: […]

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Kasich Scoffs at Impact of Local Government Fund Cuts Again

COLUMBUS – During a trip to Ashland yesterday, Governor Kasich once again scoffed at the impact of Local Government Fund cuts on communities, according to a Columbus Dispatch report: “He defended cutting hundreds of millions of dollars from the local-government fund. Kasich told an engineer who questioned the impact of reductions on his township that the state […]

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Kasich-Taylor Campaign Yet to Respond to Debate Invitations

COLUMBUS – Three weeks have passed without a response from Governor Kasich on the gubernatorial debate schedule. On June 23, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald officially accepted six debate invitations and extended offers to Governor Kasich to participate in several more across the state. FitzGerald Campaign Communications Director Daniel McElhatton released the following statement on […]

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ICYMI: FitzGerald Speaks Out on Kasich’s Attacks on Women’s Healthcare

COLUMBUS – Yesterday on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry show, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald spoke out against Governor Kasich’s restrictions on women’s healthcare rights. Video is available HERE.  Cosmopolitan Magazine recently wrote an article headlined “How Ohio Became One of the Worst States for Reproductive Rights in the Country,” noting that under Governor Kasich Ohio has become “a breeding […]

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Small Business Owners and Elected Officials Speak Out on Kasich’s NFIB Endorsement

COLUMBUS – Today in southwest Ohio, Governor Kasich received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business, a group that has received millions from the Koch Brothers and publicly opposes a minimum wage increase and supports “right-to-work” policies. In response, elected officials in southwest Ohio and small business owners across the state are speaking out against […]

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What Governor Kasich Won’t Say on His Small Business Tour Today

COLUMBUS – Today, Governor Kasich is meeting with small business owners in Southwest Ohio to tout his record. Here’s why that will all be empty rhetoric: Kasich’s “pro-business” policies have benefitted large corporations, many overseas, while Ohio’s small business have struggled against higher CAT and sales taxes as well as other policies that benefit special […]

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