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Ohio Civil Service Employees Association and ProgressOhio sued the State of Ohio, asserting that the Budget Bill, Am. Sub. H. B. No. 153 , 129th General Assembly, violated the One Subject Rule of the Ohio Constitution because it included a prison privatization measure.  The Franklin County Common Pleas Court granted the State’s motion to dismiss the complaint. […]

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The Ohio Supreme Court denied the writ of mandamus requested by six Republican legislators and Cleveland Right to Life, requesting that the Supreme Court halt the Controlling Board’s approval of funding for medicaid expansion to cover the new group of beneficiaries created by the federal PPACA.  The Court found that the relators did not show […]

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The Ohio Supreme Court granted Petitioner’s motion to expedite the case in State ex rel. Cleveland Right to Life, Supreme Court docket Case number 2013-1668.  See our prior post Lawsuit Claims Governor’s Use of Controlling Board to Expand Ohio Medicaid Unconstitutional.  The Court set the schedule as follows: Respondents shall file an answer to the […]

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The 1851 Constitution Center filed a suit in the Ohio Supreme Court on behalf of six Republican legislators and Cleveland Right to Life, asserting that Governor Kasich’s expansion of Medicaid violated the legislature’s powers as set out in Article II of the Ohio Constitution.   Funding for the expansion was accomplished by an action of […]

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