Thanks to our Lobbyist for this review of the movie “Unplanned”. We agree with the position taken on this subject. *********************1776 Dear friends, family and supporters, As many of you know, I am passionately pro-life, believing… Read More ›
Month: March 2019
New State Funding Formula….will there ever be enough money spent?
We have taken the time to read the Fair School Funding Plan. Here is a link to all 27 pages of the plan. Fair School Funding Plan (2) Here is an article on the subject: https://www.cleveland.com/metro/2019/03/more-money-would-go-to-schools-in-fair-funding-plan-just-with-some-surprising-gains-and-freezes.html *********************1776 Here is an… Read More ›
Painesville and Euclid schools….about to be taken over by the State
Thanks to Lobbyist Jim for this information….Painesville and Euclid schools are about to be taken over by the State for poor performance…..As we have said many times, it is not about how much money is thrown at the problem. It… Read More ›
Kirtland Tax Levy….Fact Sheet from Superintendent….updated 4/1/19
[We previously had the information for the May, 2018 ballot issue. Since our goal is always 100% accuracy, we have revised this post.] LFC will give a presentation on property taxes on April 16th from 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm… Read More ›
Proposed Legislation….look out Visitors’ Bureau
Well this interesting news. Thanks to the research by our Kirtland lobbyist we found proposed legislation that mandates that all Visitors’ Bureaus are required to follow the Ohio’s Open Meeting laws and must comply with all records request. Proposed legislation… Read More ›
L.C. Prosecutor’s Office….fighting crime is expensive
This is a follow-up to our previous article on the Lake County Crime Lab levy: https://lobbyistsforcitizens.com/2019/03/27/crime-lab-levy-was-it-needed/ To get a better understanding of County finances, we attended several of the budget meetings held by the three County Commissioners and the Finance/Budget… Read More ›
New School State Funding Formula…
Thanks to our Kirtland lobbyists, we were made aware of the new school funding formula that Representative John Patterson mentioned to us at our meeting a few weeks ago. 3-29-19 Executive Summary – Fair School Funding Plan Here is an… Read More ›
Sex Ed in Ohio Schools….wow, not the 3 R’s…believe me…
WARNING: THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS ARTICLE MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME READERS…..WE DO NOT MEAN TO OFFEND ANYONE’S SENSIBILITIES, ONLY TO REPORT THE TRUTH ABOUT AN UNCOMFORTABLE SUBJECT. A special thank-you to Sarah Fowler, our very capable representative to… Read More ›
The Better Flip…More Contractor Problems?
As we told you in our article, Better Flip….pick your “feasance”, enough to go around, the City of Willowick confirmed that most of the contractors that have been working on the Better Flip Project, and which have already been paid… Read More ›
2nd Amendment Advocates…you will like this law
Thanks to our Painesville lobbyist Jim for this article on proposed legislation to help the 2nd amendment advocates: https://www.ohio.com/news/20190328/bill-would-allow-ohioans-to-carry-concealed-weapons-without-permit Since this is constitutional and liberty issue we will be following it. So what is LIBERTY? 1. Freedom from arbitrary or despotic government or control. 2. Freedom from external or foreign rule; independence. 3…. Read More ›
Proposed Homestead Exemption Changes…don’t run to the bank yet…
Our Kirtland lobbyist found this information on line while researching pending legislation at the State level. Our legislators are suggesting an increase in the annual income eligibility for the homestead exemption. In 2019, for those taxpayers 65 or older, the… Read More ›
Good News at LCC!!!……parking problem solved
Thanks to one of our many Kirtland lobbyists for this recent picture of the Lakeland Community College student parking lot. For years, the administration has lamented about the severe parking problem for students. Problem solved…become irrelevant and the parking problem… Read More ›
Lakeland Community College…looking for trustee
We are sounding the trumpets……looking for another Trustee… We have heard that Commissioner (Blank) is looking to find a replacement for newly appointed Lakeland Community College trustee. Mr. Jason Ziegler has reportedly declined to accept the appointment for “personal… Read More ›
Malchesky to be appointed to Morley Board
It is official, Mr. Paul Malchesky, Concord Township trustee, will be reappointed to a 7 year term as a member of the Morley Library board. See item #09 on the agenda for Thursday. Malchesky draft resolutions_1 LFC did not support… Read More ›
Crime Lab Levy…..was it needed?
Prior to the May, 2018 election, we visited the Crime Lab to see the facility, and to ask why they needed the increase in property taxes the Prosecutor was requesting. Here is the article we wrote after our meeting: https://lobbyistsforcitizens.com/2018/02/01/crime-lab-4-mill-levy-on-the-may-2018-ballot-necessity-or-luxury/… Read More ›
Roundtable with George Csatary
We are pleased to promote a new local conservative radio program. It is called “Roundtable with George Csatary” on 1220 AM or 96.9 FM “The Word” Cleveland on Mondays 7-9 pm…..Be sure to listen in to a real patriot… Read More ›
New School Funding Plan Proposed
Thanks to a Kirtland lobbyist for this cleveland.com article on the proposed revisions to the school funding. We will have to see the final outcome before we can give it a “thumbs up or down”. This is in keeping with… Read More ›
Thanks to our friends at Auburntownship.org for this article on a federal judge putting a hold on the recent legislation that impact Ohio farmers. https://www.auburntownship.org/news/2019default.html#FEDERAL_JUDGE_ISSUES_INJUNCTION_ON_LAKE_ERIE_BILL_OF_RIGHTS We will follow this issue since it will ultimately impact all Lake County residents.
Record Request Option….we have our rights..they work for us! update 3/26
Thanks to our Kirtland lobbyist for this information regarding mediation of records requests by the community activists. If a governmental agency or non-profit fails to produce the requested records, the citizens have another option under Senate Bill 321. Here is… Read More ›
Transit Bill Amendment Dropped…
This is an update to a prior article from the Tribune Chronicle: We found this article that mentions a five-County transportation corridor with Lake County being one of them…..Strange be we have not heard anything about this. We will reach… Read More ›
Ron Young….State Rep. campaign contributions
In keeping with LFC’s policy on full disclosure, regardless of political party, we did some research on the campaign contributions for the new Lake County Commissioner, Ron Young, when he was a State Representative for the 61st district. Here are… Read More ›
Just a few observations after attending an all day seminar yesterday on “what makes a politician react”. The seminar started with a definition of “Politics”….many would think that it is “the art of compromise for the common good of all… Read More ›
Senator Rubio……leave our guns alone
Senator Marco Rubio has introduced legislation that may ultimately lead to total gun confiscation. There are fewer and fewer legislators that are supporting the 2nd Amendment to our Constitution and protecting our God given rights. https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/7/text?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22Extreme+Risk+Protection+Order+and+Violence+Prevention+Act+of+2019%22%5D%7D&r=1&s=3 A “sure fire” way… Read More ›
Vaccine Meeting Reminder…..
Dr. Daniel Neides, former Medical Director of Cleveland Clinic on vaccine risks, etc When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Where: Fionas, 4148 Erie Street, Willoughby. (Enter Fiona’s front door then go up stairs to our private room) Dr…. Read More ›
College Credit Plus Program……what if?
Thanks to Glinda Anon for this article…. College Credit Plus…..Are standards allowed anymore? The allure of “free education” is so inviting, so intoxicating; but it can be a deception. You know what they say about something being too good to… Read More ›
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