Local News & Activist Reports: Columbus
Despite consistent pressure from workers in Ohio, the Republican-controlled Ohio House and Senate passed the anti-worker Senate Bill 5 on March 30. The bill will eliminate collective bargaining for over 350,000 Ohio workers.
As many as 20,000 people filled and surrounded the Ohio Statehouse Feb. 22 to protest Senate Bill 5, a piece of anti-worker legislation that would ban collective bargaining and strikes for workers in Ohio.
As many as 5,000 workers from across the state filled the Ohio Statehouse on Feb. 17 to stand against the rabidly anti-worker Senate Bill 5, which would eliminate collective bargaining and the right to strike for Ohio public employees.
Williams-Bolar's case illustrates the inequalities of the education system and to what lengths working-class parents must go to get their children a quality education. Indict the real criminal: capitalism.
A recent article in the Columbus Dispatch described what the result would be for Ohio's annual budget in terms of service cuts: painful. This description does not even begin to skim the surface of what Republican Governor-elect John Kasich has proposed for Ohio.