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The state auditor says the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow committed fraud by inflating student participation numbers in order to continue collecting millions in taxpayer money.

An ethics complaint says  Ohio Supreme Court Justice Terrence O'Donnell should recuse himself from hearing a case affecting funding for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, for which he was commencement speaker in 2013. 

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A lawyer for the Turkish government hired to investigate publicly funded U.S. charter schools started by the followers of a reclusive Muslim cleric living in Pennsylvania filed a formal complaint Tuesday with Ohio's auditor.

The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected another legal challenge to JobsOhio, the state's privatized job-creation agency, saying the plaintiff lacks standing to sue.

Progressive Coalition Targets Charter School Leases

Oct 14, 2014

A consortium of progressive groups is calling on the state to tighten oversight on charter school leases.

It’s not unusual for Ohio House and Senate staffers to take a leave of absence to run campaigns.

Ohio Supreme Court Rules On Standing And JobsOhio

Jun 11, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court’s decision on JobsOhio doesn’t say anything about whether the legislature’s creation of that public-private entity was constitutional. 

Taylor Says Health Insurance Premiums Will Rise

Aug 2, 2013

State Insurance Director and Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor says the average cost of health insurance will increase by 41 percent for individuals and 18 percent for small businesses who buy coverage through a new online marketplace created by the federal health care law. 

Two Former Lawmakers Want JobsOhio Lawsuit Blocked

Jun 25, 2013

Two former Republican state lawmakers who helped make the job-creation entity JobsOhio a reality tell the Ohio Supreme Court a lawsuit against the agency should not be allowed to proceed.

Kasich Denounces Critics of JobsOhio

Jan 31, 2013

Ohio’s Republican Governor John Kasich had harsh words Thursday for Democrats and other critics of the new privatized economic development agency called Jobs Ohio.

Ohio Supreme Court Will Hear Case Against JobsOhio

Jan 23, 2013

The Ohio Supreme Court will take up the case against Ohio’s non profit, private job creation corporation, JobsOhio. ProgressOhio, a liberal leaning advocacy group, has been trying to get the state’s highest court to accept the case.

A progressive group has filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission over tv ads from Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign.

Lawsuit challenging JobsOhio rejected

Jun 14, 2012

A state appeals court has rejected a lawsuit aimed at halting the activities of Ohio Governor John Kasich's new private job-creation entity called JobsOhio.