Unplanned Session Sees Passage of House Bill 6 by Close Margin

  A previously unplanned session date was added to the calendar of the Ohio House of Representatives so that lawmakers could concur with Senate Amendments and pass House Bill 6. The move was successful and the legislation passed 51 yeas to 38 nays in a bipartisan vote Tuesday. Members spoke…

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AFP-OH Joins Nationwide Campaign Against Ex-Im Bank, Tax Extenders – Targets 3 Congressmen

  A national campaign called “Unrig the Economy” was just launched by Americans for Prosperity (AFP). The campaign seeks to inform voters about two issues: the Export-Import Bank and tax extenders. AFP-OH has joined the fight and is targeting three Ohio congressmen: Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH-15), Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH-02), and…

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Ohio Senate Committee Hears from Opponents, Proponents, and ‘Interested Parties’ on Nuclear Debt Restructuring Plan

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee held its second hearing on House Bill 6 (HB 6) Wednesday. The bill is being called a bailout by some and a clean energy job saver by others. Two gentlemen were asked to give testimony to the committee by its…

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Americans for Prosperity ‘Pounding the Pavement’ for Six State Legislative Candidates

Americans for Prosperity-Ohio launched an ad campaign Thursday in support of six Ohio state legislative candidates. The ads will be running on Facebook and Google, said Nicole Tardif, communications director for AFP-Ohio. Each of the candidates has been identified through AFP’s support for smaller, less obtrusive government. The candidates who…

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Americans for Prosperity Announces Endorsements for Ohio State Legislature

Micah Derry

Americans for Prosperity-Ohio announced its endorsement Tuesday for six Ohio state legislative candidates based on their support for a free-market economy, low taxes and quality education. Andrew Brenner, Mike Rasor, Jim Trakas, Tim Barhorst, Todd Smith and Kristina Roegner all support “removing barriers to opportunity and improving the lives of Ohioans,” said…

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