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  COVID-19 evictions could leave more women without a vote by Malcolm Burnley and Rachel Dissell, The Fuller Project  This story was originally published by The Fuller Project, a nonprofit newsroom reporting on issues that affect women. (Plain Press, September 2020)       Lynn Rodemann walked up the driveway, a mask fixed tightly to her face. A … Continue reading

Protest to save the United States Postal Service

Women’s Suffrage Walk offers insight into American struggle for universal voting rights

Women’s Suffrage Walk offers insight into American struggle for universal voting rights (Plain Press, September 2020)       The Women’s Suffrage Walk, a self-guided tour by Our Neighborhood Votes, held on Professor Avenue in Tremont on Saturday August 20th, offered a history of efforts toward universal suffrage from the organizing of the first Women’s Rights Convention in … Continue reading

Cleveland City Council has a chance to do the right thing as it reviews tax abatement policy

Cleveland City Council has a chance to do the right thing as it reviews tax abatement policy by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, August 2020)            Cleveland City Council announced in a July 23rd press release that it plans to hear a presentation from the Department of Community Development on a tax abatement study at its … Continue reading

Cleveland Metropolitan School District CEO Eric Gordon calls for levy renewal and 5-mill increase

Cleveland Metropolitan School District CEO Eric Gordon calls for levy renewal and 5-mill increase Open letter to the editor: Dear Friends and Supporters of Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD): (Plain Press, August 2020)            This evening (July 7, 2020), I made a recommendation to the Cleveland Board of Education that the Board consider asking the … Continue reading

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections releases Primary Election results

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections releases Primary Election results (Plain Press, June 2020)   Cuyahoga County Board of Elections released results for the March 17 Extended Primary Election in May. Due to the corona virus COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Mike DeWine cancelled in person voting at neighborhood voting booths on election day. Voters were given additional time … Continue reading

A call for voting by mail

A call for voting by mail To the Editor: Plain Press, May 2020      Voting by mail should replace voting at the polls in its entirety. The two institutions that can definitely be trusted are the County Board of Elections and the United States Postal Service. LETTER The money saved by eliminating the need for poll workers … Continue reading

Primary Election set for Tuesday, March 17th

Primary Election set for Tuesday, March 17th (Plain Press, March 2020)    The Primary Election will take place on March 17, 2020. Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7: 30 p.m. Registered voters can also choose to vote early in person at the Board of Elections at 2925 Euclid Avenue. Hours for early … Continue reading

Cleveland Women’s March offers a colorful display of unity and diversity

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2019)          Women from throughout Greater Cleveland converged on Public Square in downtown Cleveland for the Cleveland Women’s March on a cold wintry January 19. The march was one of many Women’s Marches being held throughout the United States. The Marches began three years ago the day after the … Continue reading

The Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) GoVoter Project survey seeks feedback from voters with disabilities

by the SABE GoVoter Project (December 2018, Plain Press) “Having a disability is not the problem with voting, it is having the accessible equipment, accessible location, and the respect to do so.” – Nancy Ward, Oklahoma People First    If you voted in the 2018 General Election, how did you cast your ballot…mail in, early voting or on … Continue reading

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