Ohio

A remaking of Ohio?

While many people make New Year’s Resolutions to change themselves, and after 6 weeks are back to the same old self, what if our state decided to make some radical changes that would make it stand out among its forty-nine brethren? Of course, our state is run by Republicans bought with corporate cash, so it’s Read More

MCOFuture: Groundhog day groupthink for the last generation

I walked out. Couldn’t take it any more. Sitting in a room with 300+ people rehashing the dreams of a future that will never come, thanks to their inability to see what’s right in front of them. MCOFuture was the brainshild of our County Commission- a grand plan to follow to make everything successful- by Read More

Ohio Minimum Wage Chump Change Raise vs. the Maximum Pay Jackpot

Ohio raised the minimum wage 15¢ an hour to a whopping $7.85 per hour for 2013. Making minimum wage gives you annual earnings of $16,328 — a $340 increase. Tipped employees will receive a minimum wage of $3.93 plus tips. Employees younger than 16 must be paid no less than the federal minimum wage, which Read More

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