Opportunity Ohio Releases 2013 State Salary Data

Today Opportunity Ohio, a free market think tank in Columbus, released state salary information on its website for 2013.  The transparency tool allows you to search for individuals by name or department.  Read the press release from Opportunity Ohio below for more details, and check the database out here:  State Salary Search.


March 14, 2014       Contact:  Matt Mayer, 614-636-2663 
Opportunity Ohio Releases 2013 State Salary Information in Searchable Database
 Today Opportunity Ohio released new 2013 salary […]

New Poll Shows More Ohioans Blame President and Senate Democrats for “Shutdown” than Republicans

From: Ohio Conservative Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Saturday, October 5, 2013
Contact: Adam Josefczyk, Adam [at] ohioconservativereview [dot] com

Columbus, Ohio – Today, the Ohio Conservative Review (www.OhioConservativeReview.com) conducted an automated telephone poll of 514 Ohioans which showed that more Ohioans blame President Obama and the Democratic Senate for the Government “shutdown” than blame Republicans by a margin of 35.03% to 33.66%. Equally significant, the poll found that 31.31% of Ohioans blamed both Democrats and Republicans for not […]

Opportunity Ohio Releases Levy Calculator & School Data Tool

Today Opportunity Ohio released a new transparency tool to help citizens hold their school districts accountable for spending choices.  This tool will be especially valuable to homeowners as they try to figure out how money proposed levies will cost them annually.  The tool also contains fiscal information for each district.  Please check out this groundbreaking tool here.

Below is the press release that Opportunity Ohio sent out earlier today:

Contact:  Mary McCleary, 614-636-2663

Opportunity Ohio Releases Groundbreaking […]

Opportunity Ohio Releases 2012-2013 Teacher Salaries

Opportunity Ohio released new K-12 teacher salary data this morning.  Check out their website to search the database.  This information is especially important as many school districts are asking taxpayers for additional money in November.  Generally speaking, employee compensation accounts for about 80 percent of any district’s expenditures.  Also, keep in mind that most school employees only work about 180 days per year, whereas the normal work year consists of 260 days.

September 27, […]

Statewide Rally to Defund Obamacare – Tuesday 8/27

This is our last chance to pull the plug on an unwanted and unpopular law that promises to change America forever. We must ‘speak’ our opinion to U.S. House Speaker and Ohio 8th District Representative John Boehner, “No funding for Obamacare.” Let your voice be heard in Troy, OH on Tuesday, August 27th.

Real Clear Politics average polling shows Obamacare is now opposed by a margin of 51% against to 39% in favor (link).
Voters in Ohio […]

Ohio Liberty Leaders Expect Speaker Boehner to Stand Strong on Immigration Reform

A message from Ann Becker, President of Cincinnati Tea Party:

Letter Signed by over 120 Liberty Group Leaders

Join Them!

On Monday, a letter was submitted to the Speaker of the House, John Boehner, from over 120 Liberty Group leaders from across Ohio.  In the letter, it is stated that the Liberty Leaders expected the Speaker to reject the U. S. Senate immigration legislation which does not provide a solution to the illegal entry problem and to […]

Senate Democrats Block Sen. Paul’s Resolution Condemning IRS

We wrote Tuesday about Senator Rand Paul’s resolution condemning the IRS for attacking tea party groups. In a not so shocking partisan move, Senate Democrats have blocked Sen. Paul’s resolution. Apparently Senate Democrats do not feel that the IRS’ actions are concerning enough for the resolution.

Paul is quoted as saying “This resolution is not about Republican vs. Democrat or conservative vs. liberal. It is about arrogant and unrestrained government vs. the rule of law. […]

MEDIA ALERT: Key TEA Party Contacts in IRS Targeting Investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Contact: Tom Zawistowski, 330-592-1848,
TomZ [at] WethePeopleConvention [dot] org

The individuals below represent five components of this IRS “Targeting” story which Media members have been asking me about.

Marion, represents one of the most outrageous requests by the IRS.
Justin is an individual citizen who was targeted.
Tim’s group received the request about Justin, but has also not yet been granted IRS status because the IRS is trying to force them to be a 501(c)4 when they […]

Sen. Paul Proposes Resolution Condemning IRS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Rand Paul today proposed a resolution condemning the targeting of Tea Party groups by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and calling for an investigation.

“The IRS has been using taxing power as a political tool to bully these conservative groups and this type of intimidation is a major violation of our U.S. Constitution,” Sen. Paul said. “This act of discrimination should not be tolerated and I demand a formal […]

ORP Attempts to Fund Raise on IRS Targeting of Liberty Groups


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, May 11, 2013
NOTE: See Original Email

TEA Party Leader tells conservatives to reject the ORP’s “classless” attempt to fund raise on IRS Targeting of Liberty Groups.

Kent – Today Ohio TEA Party Leader, Tom Zawistowski, responded to the blatant attempt by the Ohio Republican “Party” to raise money off of the news yesterday that TEA Party and Liberty Groups were unfairly “Targeted” by the IRS over the past four years. In […]


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