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Big bucks spent on SB5 repeal effort



Published: Fri, December 16, 2011 @ 5:38 p.m.

COLUMBUS — The two sides of the heated Senate Bill 5 campaign spent a combined $40 million-plus convincing on Issue 2 last month.

We Are Ohio, the union-backed group and main opponent of the statewide issue, spent about three times as much Building a Better Ohio, the main Issue 2 proponent group.

According to post-election campaign finance reports filed with the secretary of state’s office Friday, We Are Ohio added cash contributions of about $5.8 million and in-kind contributions of nearly that much during the reporting period.

For the complete story, read Saturday's Vindicator and Vindy.com


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1SAVEOURCOUNTRY(464 comments)posted 2 years, 4 months ago

Rocky, yes they are. Unions in the public sector have survived the best because they we smarter and far less greedy that the private sector unions.
I would like to thank the 60 plus percent that where smart enough to protect the "Joe bag a ---criminal/janitor/sect./teacher/firefighter." BECUASE INTELLIGENT PEOPLE KNOW THAT SERVICED WOULD HAVE BEEN CUT IF SB5 PASSED!!!!!!!!
Thank you for saving Ohio from Greed!!!!!!!!!!!

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2ice(28 comments)posted 2 years, 4 months ago

Yes the Union protects people like Bob Toth, Engineer's Assistant for the City of Hubbard. He is not a Engineer and has cost the City tons of money. Unions allow incompetence.

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3danls286(1 comment)posted 2 years, 4 months ago

Public unions and democrats are the same is why they are where they are.See how many levys get turned down.

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