We heard again today that it is estimated that between 20% – 25% of the population has some form of mental illness. That is a lot of people. Here is some information sent to me from the Center for Community… Read More ›
Month: May 2018
You will find the Lake County Crime Lab a very interesting place to visit.
At the risk of being accused of being obsessed with numbers…..I found some very interesting statistics on the Center for Community Solutions website. I have compared six counties (Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Portage, and Summit) in the following categories: Population… Read More ›
If you know any Lake County Seniors that need nutrition assistance, this program may be helpful. Here is a link to the Council on Aging’s website for complete details of the program. http://www.lccoa.org/ This program is first come, first served,… Read More ›
We would like everyone to be aware of an upcoming seminar held in Chardon on June 23rd. Here is a link to the Seminar’s promotional trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QznuSGW2Nhw&feature=youtu.be Here is the flyer providing all of the details: Flyer for Constitution Seminar June 23rd,… Read More ›
I have made a commitment to educate myself about what has happened to our public education. How is it possible to continue to outspend the world on education, but not even be close to the best in the world? In… Read More ›
While reviewing the Willoughby-Eastlake Board of Education’s meeting minutes, we noticed a $50,000 receipt from the Lake County Commissioners’ Office, and a subsequent payment to RSVP. So we went upstream and asked Mr. Jason Boyd, County Administrator, for the details… Read More ›
Thanks to Lobbyist Elliot for this letter to the editor in the News-Herald: Your opinions How levies are hurting some residents: I am writing to thank those Painesville Township homeowners who evidently have never seen a property tax increase they… Read More ›
We found this interesting article in the JBS monthly magazine. Social Security, like most retirement systems, appears to be one very large Ponzi scheme. ************************************* According to the Social Security Administration, more than 62 million Americans are now receiving benefits… Read More ›
Thanks to our Kirtland lobbyist for this interesting article on property taxes: Ohio’s property tax rate 9th highest in U.S The average Ohio homeowner pays 1.72 percent of their home value in taxes, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of… Read More ›
We have previously posted about the long standing practice of public employees “retiring” from their position and then returning to work in the same capacity and same pay and benefit scale. This is commonly known as “double dipping”. The Lake… Read More ›
Thanks to our totally engaged lobbyist for this helpful guide on public activism. PublicRecordsGuide2016 We are always interested in citizens that want to join our efforts to ensure that our politicians are being good stewards of the taxpayers’ money. Send… Read More ›
Thanks to a Wickliffe lobbyist who shared this information she received from the Wickliffe Fire Department. How to use a Fire Extinguisher Some good tips on how to fight a fire.
We attended a three hour training session sponsored by Ohio’s Attorney General on compliance with the Ohio’s Sunshine laws as written under Ohio Revised Code section 149.43. Here is a link to that code section. http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/149.43 Basically, a taxpayer is… Read More ›
Thanks to one of our Kirtland Lobbyists for mentioning this article in the News-Herald: Here are some adult literacy Facts: Adult Literacy Facts When you see the startling statistic that 36 million adults in the U.S. cannot read, write or do… Read More ›