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Some "20,000 Delphi salaried retirees lost up to 70 percent of their pensions" as a result of "political favoritism and backroom deals."
"Ohioans can expect to pay up to 41 percent more for their insurance premiums when Obamacare takes effect next year."
Says proposed anti-abortion legislation "would force women facing the most personal of health decisions to endure a transvaginal ultrasound."
"Every major religion is opposed to same-sex marriage."
"About 95 percent of (Ohio’s) electricity comes from burning coal."
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"The Social Security trust fund is sound. Without anything being done, it would function well into 2038; and even after that time with no changes, we could pay 80 percent of the benefits that people have earned."
"Six out of 10 of the highest unemployment rates are also in so-called right to work states."
Says that Secretary of State Jon Husted and former secretary Jennifer Brunner both have supported a provision in Senate Bill 47 that would limit the days organizers have to collect signatures for initiative and referendum petitions.
Wall Street megabanks that received bailouts in 2009 now get taxpayer-funded advantages not available to community banks in Ohio.
"Raising taxes on investment income has actually lowered the revenue received from the tax, while cutting capital gains tax rates has increased revenue."
Under Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal, "the top one percent in Ohio will pay $10,000 less in income tax each year, but Ohio’s working and middle class families will pay more."
"Ohio is doing better right now than the national average on all the (economic) numbers."
Says the New Year’s Day "fiscal cliff" deal "reduces the deficit."
Says "Detroit dumping a bunch of sewage" in Lake Erie "causes big problems" for Ohio.
Says Jim Renacci has "consistently voted" for loopholes that "encourage outsourcing of our jobs."
"President Barack Obama (is) the first president in history to cut Medicare by $700 billion."
"While Mandel's been busy traveling the country raising campaign money, he hasn't shown up for work."
"Since the time of the Civil War, we've made a distinction in this country between the availability and the ability to access for people who were in the military, versus the rest of us, to vote."
"Since President Obama took office, over 88,000 Ohio workers have lost their jobs."
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