Posts Tagged ‘ Welfare ’

Santorum Doesn’t Want to Make Life Better for Blacks

January 3, 2012

Ex Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) and presidential candidate wants to reform welfare on the backs of black people. He said the following in Iowa. “I don’t want to make black people’s lives better by giving them other people’s money.” “I want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn their money and provide…

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Grendell Shows Lack of Knowledge Regarding Addiction

August 30, 2011
Tim Grendell

Sen. Tim Grendell, a Chesterland Republican is introducing a bill that would require any Ohioan receiving cash assistance to pay for a drug test. If clean, they would receive the assistance and be reimbursed for the drug screen. His bill mirrors a Florida law. This is one of those pieces of legislation that sounds like…

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Huge Corporate Profits, But Where are the “Job Creator’s?” (Video Included)

August 4, 2011

As we all know Obama signed a bill this week to raise the debt ceiling. It includes cuts that will affect the middle class and the poor, but asks nothing of richer Americans and corporations. The Republican mantra has been that we don’t want to hurt the “job creator’s.” The Daily Show – Armadebtdon 2011…

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  • JobsOhio suffers setback with Supreme Court dismissal
    JobsOhio, the privatized economic development centerpiece of the administration of Gov. John Kasich, suffered a setback this morning when the Ohio Supreme Court dismissed a state effort to clarify its legal status. […]
  • Franklin County's early voting center should accommodate all
    Early voting begins Tuesday, and the location for this years’ election is more accommodating than the one used in 2008. Elections officials showed off Franklin County’s in-person absentee voting center at 1700 Morse Rd. this morning. It’s an 80,000-square-foot former Kohl’s department store. […]
  • Suspect indicted in death of man shot by police
    A Fairfield County grand jury indicted a northeastern Ohio man today on murder and other charges connected to the death of a Far East Side resident who was fatally shot by a Columbus police officer. Destin Thomas, 21, was shot outside his apartment at 7277 Brooke Blvd. on July 17, after he had called 911 to report that his home was being burglarized. Officer […]
  • Judge releases notorious landlord from house arrest
    A Franklin County judge released Sam Vazirani from house arrest today after determining that the notorious landlord’s dilapidated properties have been fixed up. Vazirani, 73, was the landlord of a Franklinton house where a Christmas Eve fire killed three people: Jerrica Francisco, 22; her boyfriend, Demetrius Chappell, 33; and her 4-year-old son, Dashawn. […]
  • Ohio's minimum wage will go up by 15 cents on Jan. 1, 2013
    Ohio’s minimum wage will go up by 15 cents to $7.85 an hour beginning Jan. 1, 2013, the Ohio Department of Commerce announced today. For tipped employees, the new minimum will be $3.93 per hour, plus tips, an increase of 8 cents an hour. […]

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