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Petition Drive Kick off

Posted by Linda Lovell on November 4, 2013 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Hi All!

Just wanted to let everyone know our Petition Drive Kick-Off for a Newark Ballot Initiative 2014 will be held at the Glass, Pottery, Plastics, &Allied Workers Local 244, 350 Hudson Avenue, Newark, November 17, 2013, Sunday, from 1-7 p.m.  Please join us and learn how you can help get the Money Out Of Politics!  Anyone in Ohio can help. We'll send reminders closer to time but just wanted everyone to mark their calendars. 


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Reach us at [email protected]

Posted by Linda Lovell on July 6, 2013 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Getting and recieving emails from this site doesn't seem to work. I wish Daniel was still working on it. Sally gets any email sent to [email protected]  . She keeps us all organized LOL


Want free and equal elections?

Posted by Linda Lovell on October 10, 2012 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Check out this site: ;

They are holding a Presidential debate online Oct. 23 with all the optional canddtes on our ballot this year.

Newark needs rental registration

Posted by Linda Lovell on August 24, 2012 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Written by

David Greene




Guest Columnist

According to the 2010 Census data, Newark had 8,647 renter-occupied units. Most landlords take good care of their property, but there are slum landlords in Newark. They do not maintain their properties, and these houses are a blight on our communities. Their negligence decreases the property value of every residence and makes this town less than what it could be. We can do something about th...

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We ARE all Working Class

Posted by Linda Lovell on August 2, 2012 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Forget lower class and middle class -- we're all working class

Aug. 2, 2012 | Comments






Gov. Jerry Brown, of California, once said Americans are the most divided they ever have been since the American Civil War. I agree. We live in an interesting and depraved time in which our social, economic and political divides are immense and growing even farther apart.


But why?


Our major nat...

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Full Disclosure of Money Trail Needed

Posted by Linda Lovell on July 31, 2012 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Full disclosure should be required about political money trail

Jul. 31, 2012 ( Newark Advocate)




Since the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision two years ago, removing restrictions on political spending by businesses and unions, cries about the effect of money in politics have escalated. Many have asserted that businesses, with free rein to spend on politics, would funnel millions to the Republicans, leaving their opponents hopel...

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