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Medicaid Expansion:  Your action is urgently needed

(Plain Press, October 2017) Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality (NOBLE) issued a warning “the Fight for Medicaid Expansion is not over.” Reaching out to Plain Press readers the group said, “we need your help to ensure that individuals will continue to have access to affordable health care.” NOBLE said, Speaker of the Ohio House … Continue reading

Truth Commission on Poverty to be held at Franklin Circle Church on October 14

by Alyssa Apollo (Plain Press, October 2017) The End Poverty Now! Coalition, a large coalition of Cleveland organizations, will be holding a truth commission on Saturday, October 14 from 10-4 pm. The group has modeled the upcoming Cleveland Truth Commission on Poverty after worldwide and historical Truth and Reconciliation Commissions. The event is free and … Continue reading

How Issue 2 is For You

by Ken Frisof MD (Plain Press, October 2017) Most folks have seen TV ads for and against Issue 2. Mostly against it, because Issue 2 – to lower drug prices in Ohio – is opposed by PhRMA, the drug industry lobby, the lobby that has spent more than any other industry over the last 18 … Continue reading

Primary Election features low voter turnout

(Plain Press, October 2017) Despite the large number of candidates in the Cleveland Mayoral race and some hotly contested City Council races, the majority, of Cleveland’s registered voters, did not vote in the September 12 Primary Election. City-wide, 31,276 voters cast ballots in the Mayoral election representing only 12.35% of the 261,285 registered voters in … Continue reading

Plain Press October 2017 Community Board

COMMUNITY BOARD OCTOBER  2017 The Plain Press Community Board is a listing of a variety of free activities and resources for neighborhoods served by the Plain Press. Printing for it is sponsored by Organize! Ohio through donations from readers and supporters. ADULT EDUCATION MERRICK HOUSE ADULT EDUCATION.  Prepare for the GED test and post-secondary education, … Continue reading

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