Elections board nixes county charter; next stop the courts

Elections board nixes county charter; next stop the courts

Athens News, By David DeWitt, Jul 12, 2017 “We have to follow the LAW” Elections board member Carpenter-Colvin said.” “Bill of Rights Committee member Sara Bryant maintained that the Board of Elections is not a judicial branch of government and shouldn’t be interpreting law. It’s an egregious breach of separation of powers,  she said.” Read more here....
Anti-Fracking Activists Seek 2 Charter Amendments

Anti-Fracking Activists Seek 2 Charter Amendments

By George Nelson | June 6, 2017 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “Citizens are never going to have their voices heard again unless we change the system,” said Lynn Anderson, a longtime opponent of oil and gas activity in the city and who is affiliated with the Community Bill of Rights Committee. Read full story...