Commissioner Dan Troy responded to a question asked by a Lobbyist member in the audience regarding holding a meeting where campaign signage is displayed. Please note Troy’s sarcasm regarding recall petitions for Commissioner Cirino. The first commissioner to speak is… Read More ›
Month: October 2018
Lake Metroparks and Bonding Requirements
Updated 11/1/18 – with response from Lake Metropark Director. Based on the troubles in Geauga County between their Park Commission and their Budget Commission, we decided to review the Ohio Revised Code section 1545 to see what is written about… Read More ›
Geauga Park District problems…..another swamp that needs to be drained?
Thanks to our fellow patriots in Auburn Township for their diligence in “shining the light into the Geauga darkness”. LFC will be checking out Ohio Revised Code section 1545 to see if it applies to Lake County, and if it… Read More ›
Morley Library….vote No on continuous levies
Take a look at our Facebook ad telling everyone to vote No on the Morley Library continuous levy. https://www.facebook.com/no2morleytax A website was created: https://www.nomorleytaxes.com/
Public versus Private Nonprofits……just for the record
Thanks to Lobbyist Arzella for this information found on-line. What Is the Definition of a Public Nonprofit Organization Vs. a Private Nonprofit Organization? by Marie Wolf The IRS classifies every 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization as either a private foundation or a… Read More ›
Ohio Ethics and Election Commissions and …..the start of our “how to manual” for budding activists
As we navigate through the various State of Ohio agencies, and learn what needs to be done to file our complaints, we will share what we have learned with each citizen that cares to become educated on these procedures. ********************… Read More ›
School Levies….citizens speaking out
Thanks to Lobbyist Jim for sending us these articles from the News-Herald…..Taxpayers are not very happy with the ever increasing property taxes.
E-Check Scam…..a huge waste of taxpayers’ money
Thanks to Lobbyist Augie for his proposed letter to the News-Herald: August 26, 2018 The News-Herald 7085 Mentor Avenue Willoughby, OH 44094 Subject: Letter to the Editor – E-Check Scam To Whom it May Concern: Lake County residents have been… Read More ›
Lost Nation Airport….a little history and how it benefits Lake County
Here is another flyer that we picked up from the Port Authority offices. Lost Nation Airport flyer
City of Painesville….some history and statistics
We pick up this flyer during our visit to the Port Authority offices. City of Painesville flyer
Chance to See Lt. Col Allen West, U.S. Army Retired
Thanks to Lobbyist Arzella for this article: CEREMONY WILL BEGIN AT 11 A.M. NOV. 11 AT GEAUGA COUNTY COURTHOUSE Lt. Col. Allen West, U.S. Army retired, will be speaking at the Veterans Day ceremony in Chardon on Sunday, Nov. 11…. Read More ›
Our Aging Population…..how will Lake County be impacted?
We have been doing research on the population numbers for the State of Ohio and Lake, Geauga and Lorain County. Using the raw data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Center for Community Solutions, we projected the population by… Read More ›
Social Security Has a Bleak Future…..good grief more bad news for seniors
Thanks to Lobbyist Bob for this article. We will follow up with another post on how Lake County is impacted. https://moneyandmarkets.com/sec-retirement-crisis-social-security-depleted-2034/?post_ids=4601,3844,5411,4258,5763&utm_source=MAM-Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Daily-Article-Traffic SEC: Retirement Crisis ‘Tsunami’ Coming, Social Security Depleted by 2034 Posted by JT Crowe | Oct 22, 2018 | Personal Finance SEC Commissioner Kara… Read More ›
Judicial Candidates Accepting Donations From Lawyers…..not a wise policy
Thanks to our friends at “auburntownship.org” for this article on candidates for judge. LFC does not endorse any candidates, but this is a follow up to a previous post that we had regarding the policy of judicial candidates accepting donations… Read More ›
ACT Scores Dropping While Property Taxes Are Going Up…..Does Common Core need to go?
Thanks, to Lobbyist Jim for this disturbing article on declining ACT scores for college bound students: Thanks, Common Core: ACT Scores for Class of 2018 Worst in Decades By Paula Bolyard October 17, 2018 chat 434 comments (Getty Images) The creators of the ACT test… Read More ›
Public School Funding……at least they are looking at it
Thanks to Lobbyist Kirsten for this article on Ohio’s public school funding. After latest report cards, Ohio lawmakers plan school funding fix By Jim Siegel The Columbus Dispatch Posted Oct 22, 2018 at 5:55 AM Updated Oct 22, 2018 at… Read More ›
Willoughby Hills….a city in turmoil?
Thanks to Lobbyists Kim and Jim for this update. LFC believes in the presumption of innocence until proven guilty, so we make no judgment on these allegations. We are just reporting what is happening in the community. However, with the… Read More ›
F.O.I.A. vs Sunshine Laws…..there is a difference
For the budding community activist, you must understand that there is a difference between a Freedom of Information Act, and Ohio’s Sunshine Laws. The FOIA is request for information from a federal agency, while the Sunshine Laws deal with the… Read More ›
Public Schools…….Indoctrination or Education?
Thanks to Lobbyists Randy and Jim for this article and link on public education. This is one reason that we support universal vouchers, allowing the parents the opportunity to choose the right school, or teaching alternative, for their children. Schools… Read More ›
Riverside School’s Senior Citizen Appreciation Day
A public service announcement for Riverside School: The District is once again hosting a Senior Citizen Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, November 8 at 4 p.m. Resident seniors can enjoy dinner in the Riverside High School cafeteria prepared and served by students in… Read More ›
Lobbyists For Citizens….the who, what, and why
We have been asked who we are, what motivates us, and why do we exist? We thought it might be appropriate to document, for those that do not know us, why we freely spend countless hours attending meetings, speaking to… Read More ›
Research available to all…it is all free
Lobbyists for Citizens (LFC) is an apolitical citizens’ group that wants to ensure honesty and transparency at all levels of government. We do not support or endorse any political candidate for any federal, state, or local office. We accept no… Read More ›
Rx Drug Disposal Sites…..PSA
Thanks to Lobbyist K for this Public Service Announcement post. Saturday October 27, 2018 from 10-2 pm The event sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration is an effort to provide safe, convenient and responsible means for… Read More ›
Local Judge Disregards Safety of Citizens and U.S. Immigration Laws
LFC believes that the United States is a sovereign nation, a Constitutional Republic, a nation of laws, and unabashedly supports the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. We were very disappointed when Commissioners Troy and Hamercheck opted not to support… Read More ›
Port Authority Survey…..LFC tries to help
Lobbyists for Citizens believes in helping our community wherever we can. The Lake County Port Authority and “Team NEO” are looking for input from employers. Please spread the word so that our Port Authority can garner as many responses as… Read More ›
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