February 2010

 

Strickland, Kasich travel to other states for additional campaign cash
Sunday, February 28th, 2010


Groups Want Corp. Disclosure
Friday, February 26th, 2010


Constitutional Amendment Proposed in Senate
Friday, February 26th, 2010


Dodd introduces constitutional amendment to reverse SCOTUS on campaign spending
Thursday, February 25th, 2010


Brunner offers donation rules: Official moves to reshape Ohio’s limits
Thursday, February 25th, 2010


States weigh campaign-finance changes
Thursday, February 25th, 2010


The Implications of Citizens United
Wednesday, February 24th, 2010


Absentee-ballot applications to go out to all Franklin County voters
Wednesday, February 24th, 2010


Citizens United v. FEC: What Happens Next?
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010


Ignoring speech rights of shareholders and voters: The Court failed to acknowledge that real control of corporations resides with management; SEC could mandate shareholder approval of corporate expenditures
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010


On the Widespread Impact of ‘Citizens United’
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010


Feds target J.J. Cafaro: ‘I made a mistake,’ he says of false campaign finance report.
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010


Moyers on Citizens United: A ‘Corrosive Flood’
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010


EDITORIAL: Use Common Sense on Rules
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010


Justice For Sale?
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010


State Sen. Capri Cafaro’s dad admits making illegal contribution to her unsuccessful bid for Congress
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010


Ohio politicians’ pockets are bulging as they up the ante on access, for those who can pay
Monday, February 22nd, 2010


In The Public Interest: Fast track the Citizens United Bill
Monday, February 22nd, 2010


States, Congress wrestle with judicial bias rules
Monday, February 22nd, 2010


Countering the court: Legislation in response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on corporate spending in campaigns should be more narrowly focused
Monday, February 22nd, 2010


EDITORIAL: Follow the money
Monday, February 22nd, 2010


BLOG: Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: What Are We Bid for American Justice?
Monday, February 22nd, 2010


Most View Census Positively, But Some Have Doubts: Age, Education, Ethnic and Partisan Gaps
Friday, February 19th, 2010


League Urges Senate to Pass Critically Important Campaign Finance Issue
Friday, February 19th, 2010


Editorial: Why hide? Backers of ballot issue should come clean about finances
Friday, February 19th, 2010


Reform in an Age of Networked Campaigns: How to Foster Citizen Participation Through Small Donors and Volunteers
Thursday, February 18th, 2010


Brunner probing anti-slots group: Subpoenas seek to identify backers of referendum
Thursday, February 18th, 2010


Post-Citizens United, Lobbying Firm Helps Explain How To Avoid Disclosure Rules
Thursday, February 18th, 2010


‘Citizens United’ Spurs Legal Action, Protest
Thursday, February 18th, 2010


Court throws out Ohio’s ‘revolving door’ lobbying law: State can’t make ex-lawmakers wait to advocate, federal judge rules
Thursday, February 18th, 2010


Ohio official seeks info on slots group’s funding
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010


Brunner wants to know who’s paying for statewide slots push
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010


Editorial: Ohio needs new disclosure law on election money
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010


Ballot board acts on state Issues 1, 2
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010


Lobbyists Earn $1.3 Million Per Hour As Lawmakers Log Long Days
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010


In the interest of justice, judges should disclose
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010


Editorials: After ‘Citizens United,’ New Disclosure Needed
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010


Poll: Large majority opposes Supreme Court’s decision on campaign financing
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010


Letter to Editor: Redistricting reform could allow Ohioans’ votes to count once more
Tuesday, February 16th, 2010


Secrets of Cuyahoga County’s ‘public engagement’ committee revealed
Tuesday, February 16th, 2010


We Must Amend the Constitution as a Result of Citizens United Decision
Tuesday, February 16th, 2010


EDITORIAL: Two Democrats’ remedy for the high court’s campaign finance ruling
Tuesday, February 16th, 2010


REGISTER VIEWPOINT: State top court’s all lawyered up
Tuesday, February 16th, 2010


Former University Heights official must reimburse city for misused funds
Tuesday, February 16th, 2010


Ohio Constitution too easy to alter, some lawmakers say
Monday, February 15th, 2010


Success of President Obama’s crackdown on lobbying questioned
Monday, February 15th, 2010


U.S. Census and Incarceration
Monday, February 15th, 2010


Racial Roots Underlie Debate on Felons’ Voting Rights
Monday, February 15th, 2010


Democrats propose to blunt Supreme Court campaign ruling
Friday, February 12th, 2010


Cuyahoga County transition leaders commit to open meetings in wake of transparency concerns; ACLU promises ‘vigilance’
Friday, February 12th, 2010


Federal Lobbying Climbs in 2009 as Lawmakers Execute Aggressive Congressional Agenda: EFFORTS BY HEATH, BUSINESS INDUSTRIES HELP PUSH INFLUENCE PEDDLING TO NEW HEIGHTS
Friday, February 12th, 2010


BLOG: “You Say You Want A Revolution”: How To Reform Our Political System
Friday, February 12th, 2010


Cuyahoga County officials approve $111,000 contract for company that employs ex-county employee
Friday, February 12th, 2010


O’Shaughnessy plays catch-up in race for secretary of state
Friday, February 12th, 2010


Ensuring that Provisional Ballots are Counted
Thursday, February 11th, 2010


BLOG: Citizens United and the States
Thursday, February 11th, 2010


Jennifer Brunner’s small-donor strategy, media tactics emerging
Thursday, February 11th, 2010


BLOG: O’CONNOR SEES INDEPENDENT JUDICIARY IN JEOPARDY
Thursday, February 11th, 2010


Democrats suggest ways to curb companies’ campaign spending
Thursday, February 11th, 2010


Cuyahoga County transition leaders James McCafferty and Martin Zanotti hear transparency gripes on radio show
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010


Redistricting reform is under way in Ohio
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010


Thoughts on Psychology and Recusal Rules
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010


Supreme Court ruling fuels voter ire
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010


Voters Win with Same Day Registration: States with SDR have historically boasted turnout rates 10 to 12 percentage points higher than states that do not offer Same Day Registration
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010


Public Assistance Databases and Automatic Voter Registration
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010


Blog: Voter Suppression in 2010: It Begins Again
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010


Citizens United Ruling Could Tilt Playing Field Against Labor, Toward Corporations
Tuesday, February 9th, 2010


Legal Center Urges White House to Nominate FEC Commissioners Willing to Enforce the Law
Tuesday, February 9th, 2010


Critics Seek Change in AZ Merit Selection Process
Tuesday, February 9th, 2010


Citizens United Part 2 – Lobbyist Disclosure
Tuesday, February 9th, 2010


Citizens United v. F.E.C. (Part 2): The History of the Constitutionality of Campaign Finance Laws
Tuesday, February 9th, 2010


Campaign case may have set course for court: Ruling’s impact might be seen in 2nd half of term
Monday, February 8th, 2010


Editorial: Internet Voting, Still in Beta
Monday, February 8th, 2010


Editorial: Keep the momentum: Legislative cooperation could move two more important state measures
Monday, February 8th, 2010


Checks of voter records coming: Brunner wants notices sent if registration info conflicts with file data
Monday, February 8th, 2010


Editorial: There’s a better way to draw new legislative districts
Monday, February 8th, 2010


The more disclosure, the better
Sunday, February 7th, 2010


Donna Edwards’ No Corporate Monopoly of Elections Amendment
Saturday, February 6th, 2010


Editorial: What Price Politics?
Saturday, February 6th, 2010


Exclusive: How corporations secretly move millions to fund political ads
Saturday, February 6th, 2010


Bopp Discusses Citizens United Fallout
Saturday, February 6th, 2010


Why Citizens United Is a Fraud: A Guide for Non-Lawyers
Friday, February 5th, 2010


Blog: Two district-drawing plans have merit
Friday, February 5th, 2010


Citizens United Impact on Courts is Feared
Friday, February 5th, 2010


Ohioan takes on corporate politicking: Brown’s bill calls for rules guiding campaign ads
Friday, February 5th, 2010


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Friday, February 5th, 2010


 League of Women Voters US President Says Congress Must Act Quickly in Aftermath of Citizens United Decision
Thursday, February 4th, 2010


Letson proposes public contest to redraw districts
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010


Supreme Court’s campaign finance ruling: just the facts
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010


The Corporations Already Outspend The Parties
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010


Citizens Against Citizens United
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010


Parties Fight Over District Redrawing
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010


Citizens United discussion at Bill Moyers Journal
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010


Opinion: State Judicial Reforms ‘More Essential’ Now
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010


Ohio House Democrats have plan to redistrict: Idea would let public have a say in layout of legislative maps
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010


Who is New Models?
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010


Ohio House Democrats propose redistricting plan
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010


Who funded slots foes?
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010


Ohio House redistricting plan offers criteria, public input to redraw fairer legislative districts
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010


Democracy can fix bad court decision
Monday, February 1st, 2010


Corporations are not people and money is not speech: While speech can be interpreted loosely as any form of expression, such an open, ambiguous definition would create a myriad of problems with all kinds of laws
Monday, February 1st, 2010


Kasich, Strickland tally up donations: Campaign reports show governor’s challenger narrowing money gap
Monday, February 1st, 2010


Ohio gubernatorial candidates raise big bucks for 2010 election
Monday, February 1st, 2010


Battle for House gears up: Parties raise record campaign gifts in ‘09; GOP needs 4 more seats to regain control
Monday, February 1st, 2010