Friday, March 29, 2013

Some Bad News

* Ohioans might not know that their state has a rather disgusting ranking.  According to
HuffingtonPost Ohio is one of the six worst states for children being raised by parents of the same sex. You can read how Ohio treats some families and their children at HuffPost.


* The future of Cincinnati's first responders is being endangered by Gov. John Kasich's budget. The truth is, citizens across the state should look at the events in Cincinnati as a possibility for their own communities.


According to, Cincinnati City Manager Milton Dohoney Jr. blamed a loss of $22.2 million in revenues in the City’s 2013 budget on Kasich’s local government cuts. Policy Matters estimates the City lost $40.7 million in state funding in fiscal years 2012 and 2013.....

.... Dohoney recently told City Beat that 344 city employees could lose their jobs – “including 80 firefighter and 189 police positions.” Today, according to City Beat reporter German Lopez, the plan will take effect immediately:

The loss of police and firefighters will impact their families, and the communities they serve. Gov. Kasich's budget cuts are destroying our communities, our safety, and our schools.