Ted Strickland

Strickland's Own Words

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Ted Strickland Video

This is a good video on what Ted Strickland has failed to accomplish in Ohio:

Latta Calls for Oversight Board to Review Stimulus Spending in Ohio

WASHINGTON- Yesterday, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) and seven Republican members of the Ohio Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and asked him to establish a bipartisan, independent oversight board to review how stimulus funds are being spent in Ohio. A copy of the letter can be found here. This is the second letter sent to Governor Strickland calling for such a board to be created.

Carty is Exactly Right, Good Luck Mike Bell!

Toledo Blade
November 14, 2009
Strickland governs frugally
A recent headline in The Blade read: "Jobless rate soars to highest since 1983." The Blade's editorial followed, challenging Gov. Ted Strickland to create jobs or beware of his re-election.

The Blade's editorial writer should be smarter than that. And fairer than that.

If George Bush and Barack Obama, with all their clout, can't create private sector jobs, how can a governor be expected to do so?

Matt Szollosi Lt Governor?

OhioDaily has learned that Governor Ted Strickland's search for a Lt. Governor may be nearing completion and his short list includes at least two members of the House leadership team : Mansfield-area Representative Jay Goyal, and Toledo-area Representative Matt Szollosi. Goyal is the House Majority Whip and Szollosi serves as the Speaker Pro Tempore.


No more rat control

Suffering Ohio begs for a federal lifeline. ***"Ohio, which has shed 100,000 jobs in the past year, Gov. Ted Strickland and his budget team spend a lot of time delivering bad news to constituents and plotting ways to wring money from the federal government. In the meantime, Lucas County Health honcho David Grossman continues to target smokers and has eliminated rat control.

Ohio must be in good shape: Governor can take almost 20% of his time campaigning for Obama

In looking at Strickland's schedule you would think things are fine and dandy in Ohio. Not only that but some high ranking members of his staff also took significant time off:

Chunk of Strickland's year spent on election

Gov. Ted Strickland spent all or part of 44 days since June 1 campaigning for presidential candidate Barack Obama and other Democrats, according to a schedule provided by his office yesterday.

Strickland to be vice presidential choice regardless of nominee?

This in from Real Clear Politics.com:

A footnote: Support is growing in Democratic ranks for Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland as vice president. He would bring to the ticket maturity (66 years old), experience (six terms in Congress) and moderation (rated "A" by the National Rifle Association). He is very popular in Ohio, a state Republicans must carry to elect a president.

Strickland vows to veto energy plan

COLUMBUS - Gov. Ted Strickland yesterday vowed to veto a just unveiled Republican energy regulation plan if it reaches his desk.

"The bill allows immediate and unfettered access for FirstEnergy to go to market, exposing businesses and consumers in Cleveland, Toledo, and Akron to the risk of skyrocketing electricity prices," he said.

Strickland's Shell Game- KENO - will it help ?

Gambling has alot of hidden costs , and a small percentage of victims whose families are ruined. Yes I see alot of folks going up to Detroit with their gambling money

Strickland takes away flexible hours

State workers back to 8-to-5
The Columbus Dispatch ^ | February 22, 2008 | Catherine Candisky and Alan Johnson

Gov. Ted Strickland is taking the flex out of flexible work hours for thousands of government workers.

Why Do Smokers ALWAYS have to Pay For Other People's Kids???????????

BLAH, BLAH, BLAH!! Why are smokers the ones who always have to pay for the care of other people's kids? (And, how many are illegals? My sister said this CHIPS program is also in Texas, and it pays for the Mexican illegals' kids medical care. She's fuming - said she's smoking generic cigs since the tax hikes, and even they are going sky high.) What WOULD they do, if every smoker - stopped?

Can Ohio Gov. decree a management union?

From The Union News: By signing Executive Order 2007-23S, Gov. Ted Strickland brought forth a new collective-bargaining group in Ohio. Can he really do that?

Strickland crosses out 38 items, including vouchers

Your stake in Ohio's budget

Strickland crosses out 38 items, including vouchers

Sunday, July 1, 2007 5:45 AM
By Jim Siegel

Gov. Ted Strickland and legislative leaders were all smiles last week after passage of the state's two-year $52.3 billion budget.

PUCO board members can be put out? I hope so....


April 05, 2007 13:28PM

State Rep. Bob Hagan says Gov. Ted Strickland should seize an opportunity to reshape the board of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

Strickland wants to subsidize health coverage for children

COLUMBUS - Gov. Ted Strickland yesterday stopped short of promising that all Ohioans will have health insurance under his administration, but he said making sure all children are covered is doable.

"That is a goal that I believe is very achievable," he told an Ohio State University conference of health-care professionals, insurance companies, employers, and consumer groups. "I think that would be an incredibly positive first start, to make sure all the children in our state have access to coverage," he said.

Strickland will take oath after midnight

When Ted Strickland raises his right hand and places his left on his Bible early tomorrow morning while most Ohioans are asleep, he will quietly become the state

Death penalty partisans try to read Strickland

Governor-elect Ted Strickland said Friday that he will not have ample time to review the case of condemned killer Kenneth Biros before the scheduled execution date, signaling the likelihood that the first execution of his administration will be postponed.

"In talking with my legal counsel and with Gov. Bob Taft's legal counsel, they have told me there is no way that we can have time to do the kind of analysis dealing with that that Bob Taft does," Strickland told The Associated Press.

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