[img_assist|nid=24132|title=|desc=|link=url|url=http://americansforprosperityfoundation.com/runningonempty/?page_id=79&tr=y&auid=8572644|align=right|width=300|height=225]Americans for Prosperity Foundation is kicking off the Ohio leg of its Running On Empty tour tomorrow. This week, the tour will be in the Greater Dayton Area, Eastgate/Clermont County, Findlay, Norwalk, St. Clairsville, and Hanoverton. See below for full details.
Over the past two years, tough economic times have hurt families and businesses across Ohio. While gas prices, food prices, and electrical bills continue to skyrocket our monthly income has remained the same. We all have to cut back and do more with less.
But not in Washington
Since President Obama took office, gas prices have nearly doubled. However, America has enormous domestic supplies, all we need is the political will to use them and the prices will come down.
Please thank your State Senator and/or Representative if he/she voted yes on Ohio's budget. The budget that passed Ohio's Senate and House is expected to be signed by the Governor tomorrow. The budget ends the death tax, retains this years 4.2% income tax decrease, includes many important reforms, and addresses Ohios financial crisis without raising taxes. See below for a list of State Senators and Representatives who voted yes on the budget.
State Senators who voted yes...
Kevin Bacon - (614) 466-8064 - SD03@senate.state.oh.us
Bill Beagle - (614) 466-6247 - SD05@senate.state.oh.us
Bill Coley - (614) 466-8072 - SD04@senate.state.oh.us
David T. Daniels - (614) 466-8156 - SD17@senate.state.oh.us
Keith Faber - (614) 466-7584 - SD12@senate.state.oh.us
Karen Gillmor - (614) 466-8049 - SD26@senate.state.oh.us
Tim Grendell - (614) 644-7718 - SD18@senate.state.oh.us
Cliff Hite - (614) 466-8150 - SD01@senate.state.oh.us
The budget, which includes a repeal of the death tax was just passed by Ohio's House of Representatives! It has now passed the Senate and House and is expected to be signed by the Governor tomorrow. This is a huge win for Oho's taxpayers! Thanks to everyone who contacted your elected officials and and asked for an end to Ohio's job-killing death tax. Thanks also to those State Senators and Representatives who voted for the budget including the repeal! Check back later for a blog posting listing those who voted "yes."
Politico reported yesterday that Ohio Coal Association President Mike Carey is "a one-man wrecking ball" for politicians who have strayed too far green.
In addition to heading up Ohio's Coal Association, Mike wears many hats in the fight against the liberal's agenda to kill affordable energy in Ohio and the United States. According to Politico:
Then there's the American Council for Affordable and Reliable Energy, an industry group that Carey leads with a broader mandate to comment on oil, gas and other fossil fuel issues.
Under the ACARE banner, Carey called in September for Interior Secretary Ken Salazars resignation in response to a POLITICO Arena query about the Obama administration officials future.
Ohio's budget was reported out a Conference Committee a little before midnight last night. Ohio's Senate just passed the reported budget, and the House is expected to vote tomorrow. The budget retains the estate tax repeal! To read more about the budget as reported last night by the Conference Committee and passed by the Senate today, click here.