Union bosses desperate to block worker freedom in Ohio funneled over $100,000 to Republicans during the pre-primary reporting period while those same Republicans assured primary voters of their “conservative” credentials.
Despite having a Republican governor and Republican supermajorities in both houses of the legislature, Ohio is one of 26 states where workers can be forced to pay union dues as a condition of employment. Legislation to change this has gone nowhere.
Union bosses thrive on public spending, which leads them to donate millions to Ohio Democrats during every election cycle. But union money has also padded the campaign accounts of numerous big-government Ohio Republicans.
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