Taxpayer Support of New Columbus Crew Stadium Could Reach $115 Million

The Columbus City Council approved a pledge of $50 million Monday to help build a new Columbus Crew stadium, and now state lawmakers want to provide an additional $15 million in taxpayer support. As The Cincinnati Enquirer noted Tuesday, state lawmakers dismissed plans to provide FC Cincinnati $10 million in…

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Cleveland Democrat Lone Dissenter in Bill Establishing Stricter Penalties for Child Abusers

A bill more than a decade in the making that establishes stricter sentences for child abusers received just one dissenting vote in the Ohio House—a Cleveland Democrat opposed to mandatory minimum sentences. In a vote of 84-1, Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) cast the lone nay vote against Destiny’s bill, named…

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OFF THE RECORD: Mary Lightbody, Ohio House Candidate, Trying to Hide Her High Tax Views

Just last month, The Ohio Star introduced you to Barack Obama endorsed, Ohio House Candidate Mary Lightbody.  We told you then that there’s simply something about Mary and her love for higher taxes.  And here’s what we said: Simply put, Mary Lightbody wants to impose billions in new, higher income…

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Democrat Candidate in Ohio-19 House Race Mary Lightbody Doesn’t Think Voters There Pay Enough Taxes

Mary Lightbody

According to her campaign website, Democrat Ohio House District 19 Candidate Mary Lightbody wants to “Light up Ohio with Lightbody.” However, if her far left agenda is enacted, Ohio taxpayers may be left simply too poor to afford a lightbulb. Ohio House District 19 is located in Eastern Franklin County.  The…

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