sunshine laws

Huber Heights former Mayor sues City for Sunshine Law violations

There is no reason for Montgomery County Ohio to have 30+ different jurisdictions (governmental- not including the 18+ school districts- and note- these numbers are guesstimates, because some tax spending organizations can’t even be comprehended to be counted). Call it an empire of banana republics- most electing some well meaning citizens to a position of Read More

A mistake in the NY Times! Apparently NY is just as backassward as Ohio in appointing people to Board of Elections jobs.

Despite the Presidents constant complaints about the “Fake News” and biased media- especially the NY Times, I usually find it accurate and honest. Until this morning when I saw this: New York is the only state in the country with local election boards whose staffers are chosen almost entirely by Democratic and Republican Party bosses, Read More

School board hell bent on violating sunshine laws again- just to show they can at will

Expecting anything remotely resembling rational behavior from the Board of Education that hired two sociopathic superintendents in a row would be like suddenly believing in Santa Claus on your death bed. The board just had to pay their old attorney, Brian Wildermuth of Subashi Wildermuth & Justice, to file a response in my appeal to 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

Sunshine Laws Smackdown at the Second District Court of Appeals

Until the Court of Appeals issues their ruling, there isn’t much I can tell you that isn’t evident in the video. There were about 20 people in attendance, including Montgomery County Clerk of Courts Mike Foley and his deputy, and Dayton School Board Member John McManus. Three Montgomery County Prosecutors were in the back- I’m Read More

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