Ohio government issues

Why do we elect a Clerk of Courts? And how much is the ransom to get a competent one?

This is a story of institutionalized incompetence, the reality is, it could have happened to anyone who was dumb enough to run for a lot of public offices that have no business being elected positions. Most voters can’t tell you what the treasurer, auditor, recorder actually do, never mind who they are. The County engineer, Read More

Esrati files appeal to Ohio Supreme Court over legality of “Information Sessions”

Judge Richard Skelton said the School closing task force was a public body and subject to the Ohio Sunshine Laws- AKA Open Meetings Act covered in ORC 121.22 Then he and the 2nd district court of appeals claimed the task force, which had already violated the OMA multiple times, was perfectly legal to meet behind Read More

Ohio uncoordinated clerk of courts systems of injustice

In preparation of watching oral arguments this morning at the 2nd District Court of Appeals I visited 5 different websites to try to prepare myself for the cases to be heard. That should be your first clue that something smells in Denmark. The docket notices are filed as PDF’s (Portable Document Format) as are many Read More

JP Nauseef to head Jobs Ohio?

Reliable sources have told Esrati.com that JP Nauseef, former head of the Dayton Development Coalition is in the running to be the next President of JobsOhio, the state jobs and economic development arm. The organization works to help companies do site selection, crafts incentives and markets Ohio to the world as a good place to Read More

The plan for Wright State after the fall

The secret plan for Wright State after it goes belly up was accidentally leaked today, as our new Ohio Governor accidentally slipped the tea leaves into the Dayton Daily news: DeWine’s administration is already looking at infrastructure readiness in cities surrounding Wright-Patterson. He said he’d like to see available buildings right off base so that Read More

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