Stories tagged with: We Are Ohio

October 18, 2011 - 1:08pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

Three weeks from Tuesday, voters will head to the polls and make a decision on Issue 2.

The We Are Ohio campaign is trying to spread its message by backing a report compiled by freelance writer TC Brown.  According to the report, public union workers have saved taxpayers more than one billion dollars through collective bargaining concessions since 2008.  Regional Communications Director for We Are Ohio Meredith Tucker said this study proves that public employees are problem...

October 7, 2011 - 2:29pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

The 'We Are Ohio' Campaign is traveling statewide to promote a vote no on Issue 2.

Friday the tour stopped in Zanesville. Ditty's Deli was one of the first local businesses to sign up for the Proud Ohio Workers Program as an opportunity for local business owners to show their support for public and private employees.

"Here locally the city and the workers, they've constantly given as much as they could," said Ditty's Deli Owner D.J Dittmar. "I...

September 15, 2011 - 8:52pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

Members of We Are Ohio gathered in front of Zanesville City Hall on Thursday to send a message to the community.

The coalition is asking people to vote "no" on Issue 2.  President of Local 88 Zanesville Professional Firefighters Trevor Meek said Ohioans should not have to balance the budget on their own backs.

"They're asking the working class - the firefighters, the police officers, the teachers - to take pay cuts and to make concessions, eliminating...

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