Kasich’s Budget May “Make or Break” His Future…or Ohio’s?

The Cincinnati Enquirer put out a piece this weekend (Sunday, February 4, 2013, B4) by Henry Gomez titled, “Proposed budget may make, break Kasich”.
A few highlights from the article.

It cites Kasich has having once described himself as having “…been in the Tea Party before there was a Tea Party”.

However, the article goes on to say, “For Kasich, believed by many to harbor White House ambitions, the Tea Party might be over.”

The article notes there […]

Ohio Republican legislators fear Right to Work, Ohioans for Workplace Freedom to lead the way

Who would have thought that Michigan would beat Ohio to become the 24th Right to Work state? What’s even more amazing than that is not only the lack of interest by Ohio Governor John Kasich in instituting Right to Work in Ohio, it’s the claims that his administration is actively trying to stop it (see video at the end of this article).  Somebody pinch me, am I living in Bizarro world? Is there not […]

Michigan to End Forced Union Dues

First Indiana earlier this year, now Michigan will be embracing workplace freedom – AKA “right to work.”

Michigan’s Governor just announced his support for a proposal working its way through the Michigan legislature to end the practice of forced union dues in Michigan.

See the Governor’s video message here.

Ohioans for Workplace Freedom believes the time has come for Ohio to become a workplace freedom state as well.

Apart from the simple morality that every worker should be […]

By |December 10th, 2012|All Posts, U.S. Politics, Workplace Freedom|Comments Off on Michigan to End Forced Union Dues

Unions force closure of Ohio Hostess Foods location

It was reported on Nov 12th that Hostess Foods is closing its facility in Cincinnati, along with two other location in St. Louis and Seattle. More Ohio jobs have now been lost to forced unionization. A Workplace Freedom Amendment would fix this problem (see below for details).

Hostess has been on the edge of bankruptcy for the last few years because unions refuse to negotiate contracts which would allow the company to stay in business.

The unions […]

Federal court stops University of Cincinnati from restricting students’ free speech, president unexpectedly resigns

The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law issued a press release yesterday announcing victory in the case of the Cincinnati Chapter of  Young Americans for Liberty (Facebook page, website) vs. Gregory Williams, President of the University of Cincinnati. Williams also unexpectedly announced his resignation on Tuesday, August 21st, just a day before the court’s decision was released and days before classes were to start at the university. There have not been any reports yet that […]

Workplace Freedom Townhall in Columbus on Wednesday

Matt Mayer, the author of Taxpayers Don’t Stand a Chance, will be joined by Ohio University Professor, Dr. Richard Vedder, and co-founder of Ohio Liberty Coalition, Chris Littleton in a lively townhall discussion on Wednesday night at 7pm at the Dublin Community Rec Center, 5600 Post Rd, Dublin, OH 43017.  From the Central Ohio 912 Meetup event page:

The Dublin Republican Club’s
Tri-County Forums
Constitution in Crisis Series
The topic for the July forum is:
Worker Freedom
and
Ohio’s Economic Competitiveness
Moderated by:  Matt Mayer

Guests include:

Dr. […]

By |July 17th, 2012|All Posts, Events, Workplace Freedom|Comments Off on Workplace Freedom Townhall in Columbus on Wednesday

Four Upcoming Ohio Meetings/Workshops for Liberty Minded Individuals

1. Workshop: How to Impact Elections – Saturday, July 14 in Toledo, OH 
Location: Fairfield Inn, 5685 Benore Road, Toledo, OH, 43612
Time: 9am-3pm
Cost: FREE

Details on workshop and registration HERE
2. Informational Meeting: Ohio Workplace Freedom Amendment – How can Ohio become a “right to work” state? – Monday, July 16 in West Chester, OH
Location: SW Ohio Liberty Headquarters, 5430 West Chester Road, West Chester, OH, 45069
Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm
Cost: FREE

Details and Facebook RSVP HERE
 3. Workshop: How to Impact Elections – […]

By |July 13th, 2012|All Posts, Educational, Events, Workplace Freedom|Comments Off on Four Upcoming Ohio Meetings/Workshops for Liberty Minded Individuals

OLC “Bitter Clinger Collection” Raffle Tickets Now Available for Purchase Online

We are pleased to announce that you can now purchase raffle tickets ONLINE for the Ohio Liberty Coalition “Bitter Clinger Collection” Summer 2012 Fundraising raffle.  The raffle package includes a Springfield XD Subcompact 9mm handgun, 500 rounds of 9mm target ammo, Calfskin leather Bible, and a 1 oz. New American Tea Party Silver round.  The entire package is valued at over $800.

Tickets purchased online cost $20, plus $2.99 processing.

As a pending 501(c)(4) non-profit organization, […]

By |July 3rd, 2012|All Posts, Misc, Workplace Freedom|Comments Off on OLC “Bitter Clinger Collection” Raffle Tickets Now Available for Purchase Online

The Buckeye Institute to Educate & Engage the Grassroots at We the People Convention

June 19, 2012
PRESS RELEASE
Contact: Tom Zawistowski

Columbus, OH – The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Ohio’s only state based free market think tank, announced today its extensive participation in the We the People Convention to be held June 29 and 30 at Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.

“We are excited to be involved in this important grassroots event,” said Institute President Kevin Holtsberry. “Ohio is finally seeing some positive economic news, but after decades of […]

By |June 21st, 2012|All Posts, Events, Workplace Freedom|Comments Off on The Buckeye Institute to Educate & Engage the Grassroots at We the People Convention

West Chester Tea Party Holding Educational Meeting on Ohio Constitution

Maurice Thompson, Executive Director of the 1851 Constitution Center to speak before West Chester Tea Party on Tuesday, June 19th.
The West Chester Tea Party will hold its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, June […]

By |June 15th, 2012|All Posts, Events, Workplace Freedom|Comments Off on West Chester Tea Party Holding Educational Meeting on Ohio Constitution
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