🔈#457SEO: What’s Going On With Ohio’s Issue 2?< < Back to
Voters in Ohio will be asked to rule on Issue 2 when they hit the booths this Election Day.
The issue reads as follows:
“To enact Chapter 194 of the Ohio Revised Code, which would:
-Require the State of Ohio, including its state departments, agencies and entities, to not pay more for prescription drugs than the price paid by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
-Establish that the individual petitioners responsible for proposing the law have a direct and personal stake in defending the law; require the State to pay petitioners’ reasonable attorney fees and other expenses; require the petitioners to pay $10,000 to the State if the law is held by a court to be unenforceable and limit petitioners’ personal liability to that amount; and require the Attorney General to defend the law if challenged in court.”
The issue is not as straightforward as it seems and interest groups have spent millions in ads arguing both sides.
The WOUB News Team welcomes in Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial Board member, student of Ohio politics, and Ohio University Professor Tom Suddes to help sort through the issue.
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