Federal Healtcare Ballot Issue http://wyso.org en Issue 3 Wins in Ohio http://wyso.org/post/issue-3-wins-ohio-0 <p>While Ohioans overwhelmingly rejected Issue two, the limits on collective bargaining, they overwhelmingly endorsed issue three, the health care constitutional amendment.</p><p>Backers of the health care constitutional amendment approved by Ohio voters say its passage shows Ohioans are fed up with mandates.&nbsp; Jeff Longstreth says the way he sees it, this vote spells problems for Democrats in 2012.</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 16:36:15 +0000 Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 6598 at http://wyso.org High court: Ohio healthcare signatures valid http://wyso.org/post/high-court-ohio-healthcare-signatures-valid <p><span lang="EN">COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected a </span><span lang="EN">liberal policy group&#39;s lawsuit challenging certification of a fall </span><span lang="EN">ballot measure that seeks to exempt the state from parts of the </span><span lang="EN">federal health care overhaul.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">The court&#39;s decision clears the so-called Health Care Freedom </span><span lang="EN">Amendment for the Nov. 8 ballot.</span></p> Fri, 12 Aug 2011 14:00:53 +0000 Associated Press 3011 at http://wyso.org High court: Ohio healthcare signatures valid Elections Chief says ProgressOhio has No Grounds to Challenge of Federal Health Ballot http://wyso.org/post/elections-chief-says-progressohio-has-no-grounds-challenge-federal-health-ballot <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio&#39;s elections chief says a liberal policy group has no legal grounds for challenging his certification of a fall ballot measure that seeks to exempt the state from provisions in the federal health care overhaul.</p><p>In a response filed Tuesday to ProgressOhio&#39;s lawsuit, Secretary of State Jon Husted says it&#39;s improper for the group to challenge the signatures submitted to get the measure on the ballot. He questioned the group&#39;s contention that extra information was included on petitions.</p> Wed, 10 Aug 2011 11:26:33 +0000 Associated Press 2862 at http://wyso.org Elections Chief says ProgressOhio has No Grounds to Challenge of Federal Health Ballot