SIGNIFICANT MID-TERM PRIMARY – KNOW THE CANDIDATES?

WEST CHESTER TEA PARTY 
TUESDAY, MARCH 6TH
SNACKS 6:30PM, PROGRAM 7PM
Indiana Wesleyan University,
Union Centre Campus
9286 Schulze Drive, 
West Chester, OH  45069
Join us on
March 6 to view films which each of the four candidates has been asked to provide.
Jim Renacci and Mike Gibbons for Senate
Mike DeWine and Mary Taylor for Governor
This mid-term voting is especially significant. If we lose control of the House and/or the Senate, very bad things could happen
Our present governor has been a real  

disappointment to those of us who thought he was Conservative. He has betrayed us in many ways. We must carefully select a new one.
The time between now and the Primary seems to be on fast-forward. Candidates are appearing here and there before audiences throughout Ohio. West Chester is one small township in this large state. We contacted all of them, and then searched for a date to have them come and take part in a forum at our March meeting. As you can imagine, we were unsuccessful.
However, Jim Renacci suggested sending videos. We grabbed that idea. It would work! 
We asked them to introduce themselves, their running mates, and their platforms on the video, and then, to answer a few very important questions. You will have a copy of the questions they were given.
It won’t be quite the same, but pretty close. When we finish the films, we will have a very open discussion. Please come, listen, and give us your opinions on the candidates.
 
Read a newly released article by Tom Zawistowski commenting on candidates and results of a new Ohio poll. 


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Those who can, please bring goodies for our snack table.


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JOIN US FOR TWO NIGHTS OF LAUGHTER WITH ECONOMIST LOREN SPIVACK AND HIS “ECONOMIC LITERACY”.
He says make sure your members know that even though this is about the economy, this is anything but “dull and boring”!! 
THE DATES ARE APRIL 9TH AND 10TH 
AT INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY.


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Please keep listening to Ann Becker
(Lady Liberty) on the Brian Thomas radio show for updates. Monday mornings at 7:40 a.m. on 55 KRC.

And check out our Facebook page:

Facebook.com/westchesterteaparty. 
In Liberty,
West Chester Tea Party Board

Kasich’s Education Power Grab in Ohio

“Education Power Grab” in Ohio With A Super GOP Majority in the Ohio House and Senate why do they (The Republicans) permit this Governor to Do This! HB 512 is a giant power grab by Kasich (with Ohio House help) and it is on a fast track to consolidate all the education departments in Ohio and put them under Kasich’s control.  This is serious. On February 14, 2018, Representative Reineke (R-Tiffin) announced legislation that would combine […]

CALL YOUR REP, SAY NO TO HB 512

Oppose Removing Transparency
from Ohio’s State Education System
On February 14, 2018, Representative Reineke announced legislation (HB 512) that would combine the Ohio Department of Education, Ohio Department of Higher Education, and Ohio Department of Workforce Transformation into a single new department organized under the governor. (See also: Plain Dealer Article)
The State Board of Education, which includes 11 regionally elected members, would no longer have any voice in state education policy. This includes a wide range of state regulations, such as:
– Education Standards in all subjects

– Education Assessment selection at the state level
– Determination of Achievement/Proficiency Levels
– State Report Cards
– Teacher/Student Ratio’s
– Private School Regulations
– Religious School Regulations
– Home Education Regulations
– Public School Operating Standards
– Career Technical Regulations

Currently all of these items (and many more) go through a public hearing process. Under the proposed legislation, it appears that all policy making function would be further bureaucratized and no longer created through a transparent, accountable process!
Immediate Action Needed!
1. CALL your state representative: 
Rep. George Lang, District 52 
(614) 466-8550
 Rep. Wes Retherford, District 51 
(614) 644-6721 
Rep. Paul Zeltwanger, District 54
(614) 644-6027 
 and ask them to OPPOSE Representative Reineke’s “Workforce and Education Alignment Legislation.” (HB512) If you can make two calls, call the Speaker of the House as well. 
Rep. Cliff Rosenberger
 (614) 466-3506

(http://www.ohiohouse.gov/)

2. SHARE with everyone you know and SUBSCRIBE to updates (Sarah Fowler’s facebook page below).
This is time sensitive and urgent!
If we do not have an overwhelming number of calls this week this legislation could remain priority legislation for the House Speaker, be railroaded through the legislative process and result in an elimination of voter’s voices in education policy!
3. Like Sarah’s

Facebook page for regular updates, this is a breaking news issue.
Thank you!
Sarah Fowler (State Board of Education, District 7)
Here is the video of Speaker Rosenberger introducing the bill
These are two articles worth reading about this bill, 
Part 1 and Part 2, written by Superintendent Jim Lloyd of Olmsted Falls School District in Ohio
Please take action and call!
In Liberty,
West Chester Tea Party

 

Toledo Tea Party – NW Ohio – Reagan Day Dinner with OH GOP Jane Timken

NW Ohio Conservative Coalition / Toledo Tea Party presents Jane Timken Ohio Republican Party Chairman Monday, March 26th, 2018 Holiday Inn French Quarter 10630 Fremont  Pike Perrysburg, OH 43551 Doors open 6 p.m. – appetizers and cash bar Dinner served 7:00 p.m. Invited Republican Governor Candidates: Mike DeWine / Jon Husted Mary Taylor / Nathan Estruth Invited Republican US Senate Candidates: Mike Gibbons Jim Renacci Melissa Ackison Don Elijah Eckhart Dennis Jones A straw poll […]

ORP STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE MOVES TO RIG PRIMARY ELECTION

Akron, OH: Tom Zawistowski, President of the Ohio Citizens PAC, called out members of the Ohio Republican State Central Committee today for their vote to endorse in the upcoming primary elections instead of letting Republican voters decide, with their primary vote, who should be their Party’s representative in the November general elections. The ORP State Central Committee voted to endorse in both the Governor’s race and in the US Senate primary race as well as endorse every Republican who […]