Ohio’s Issue 1 Handed Resounding Defeat as Voters Balk at Letting Drug Felons Bypass Prison

Maureen O'Conner

Issue 1 went down in flames Tuesday as Ohio voters overwhelmingly decided they didn’t want to change their state constitution in a way that binds the hands of judges in drug possession cases. With more than 90 percent of the precincts reporting, voters were crushing the ballot measure by a…

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The Verdict Is In: Cordray Stands on Outer Fringes of Ohio Politics in His Support for Soros-backed Issue 1

A growing number of legal experts are coming to the same conclusion about Ohio’s “Issue 1” as the man who is running at the top of the Republican ticket in November. Issue 1 would make bad law, says Attorney General Mike DeWine, who is running for governor. DeWine may be…

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No Bigger Fish to Fry? Ohio Investigative Unit Focuses on Small Dollar Misuse of Food Stamps

Steve Gill

On Friday’s Gill Report – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 1510 WLAC weekdays at 7:30 am – Star News National Political Editor Steve Gill talked about the recent liquor license revocation at a small lounge called Sharky’s in Harrison Township Ohio.  He was perplexed about the Ohio Investigative Unit’s focus…

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Ohio Chief Justice Warns of ‘Catastrophic’ Effects if Voters Approve ‘Issue 1’ in November

Maureen O'Conner

Every Ohio voter will soon be targeted by a well-funded ad campaign, attempting to lure them into voting in favor of Issue 1 on the Nov. 6 ballot. Issue 1 attempts to tackle a complex problem, drug addiction, in which a growing number of Ohioans are in and out of…

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