Tag Archives: Levies

Special Election Alert: Voters Should Ask Tough Questions

Tomorrow 19 school districts across the state will be asking taxpayers to raise taxes in the August Special Election.  Before voters go to the polls, they need to ask tough questions of their school boards to assure themselves that their …

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Taxpayers Reject Numerous School Levies

Of 192 total school levies on the ballot Tuesday, 87 were rejected.  While more than half of all levies passed, Damon Asbury of the Ohio School Boards Association indicated only 37 percent of the 122 levies asking for new dollars …

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Does Ohio Need “Special Elections?”

The thought of elections in Ohio conjures images of the crisp autumn days of a general election, or the rainy spring mornings of a primary election, and lots of advertisements (lots and lots and lots of ads). Although the ads …

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Planning For the Third Bite Before Taking the Second

Groveport-Madison local school district will be putting a substitute levy on a special August election ballot. Yet, they already started to work on placing the same levy on the ballot in November. They are planning for failure, and will reintroduce …

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Getting a Grip on Compensation Remains Key to Avoiding the Ballot

Dublin schools are seeking a levy on the ballot this November. New Albany-Plain and Worthington are also considering adding levies. It’s interesting that the levies are being timed to coincide with the presidential election – when turnout is relatively high …

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Leave No Stone Unturned  

The Buckeye Institute could not be more pleased that a committee tasked with deciding whether Columbus Public Schools goes to the ballot for a property tax increase is apparently leaving no stone left unturned when determining what should be done. …

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