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Only one way to vote on streetcar budget

June 16, 2015

Written by Jake Hesseling, Ohio Field Director   Many issues that come before City Council are complex. But a vote in the major transportation committee on Wednesday is simple (“‘Death spiral’ predicted if streetcar goes to union” June 10) Council must vote on two ordinances that direct Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority in awarding the […]

Send a Message to your Legislators to Bring Ohio Into the 21st Century

April 02, 2015

The Ohio General Assembly is currently debating an important bill to remove burdensome telecommunications regulations and increase access to new communications technologies. You can email your legislators in support of this important reform by clicking HERE today!

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AFP OHIO THANKS LEGISLATORS FOR LETTING EX-IM BANK EXPIRE

June 30, 2015

COLUMBUS — Today the crony Export-Import Bank has expired and will no longer be funded. This is a huge victory for taxpayers across the country, but specifically those here in Ohio who made their voices heard against re-authorization of the corporate welfare scheme. AFP Ohio Deputy State Director Baylor Myers released the following statement regarding the expiration: […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY OHIO REACTS TO KING V. BURWELL DECISION

June 25, 2015

Health care is about people, not politics COLUMBUS — Americans for Prosperity Ohio, the state’s foremost grassroots advocate for healthcare freedom, reacts to a decision in the controversial Supreme Court King v. Burwell case. AFP Ohio Deputy State Director Baylor Myers said, “Obamacare’s victims still have no answers today. Families all across Ohio have been dealing […]

Americans for Prosperity Ohio: Streetcar Project Should Stay Within Budget

June 12, 2015

Americans for Prosperity Ohio: Streetcar Project Should Stay Within Budget COLUMBUS – Americans for Prosperity – Ohio issued the following statement regarding the contract proposals for Cincinnati’s streetcar.  The City Council has debated the streetcar proposals and has scheduled a special session the morning of Wednesday the 17th to come to a decision. “We believe […]

AFP OHIO THANKS SEN. PORTMAN FOR SUPPORT OF A BALANCED BUDGET

May 06, 2015

COLUMBUS — Today Americans for Prosperity Ohio thanks Senator Rob Portman for his work in support of a balanced budget in Washington, DC. Sen. Portman joined a majority of lawmakers in backing a budget framework today that helps trim federal spending over the next decade, putting the country back on a path toward balancing the budget. Deputy […]

Baylor Myers commentary: Implementation would cost jobs, raise energy prices

May 01, 2015

Washington’s war on coal — Ohio’s energy lifeblood — is by now well known. Now its effects are hitting us here at home. Recently, American Electric Power, which provides electricity to 1.5 million Ohioans, announced the closure of seven coal-based power plants in the region, including two in Ohio, and the layoff of 250 employees. […]

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