States collectively struggling with budget issues
"Many states without collective bargaining, such as Arizona, Nevada and North Carolina, have far larger budget deficits than many that do, including Ohio."
— PolitiFact Ohio
Pepper's legislation got Cincinnati into the game
"Pepper ... kicked off a jock tax, imposing a levy on the sports and entertainment industry."
He forgets Pepper tried to fix the problem
"When Pepper’s tax was finally voted down, Pepper laid off cops and closed jails and let criminals run free in the streets."
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