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Changes Proposed To Energy Efficient Building Standards

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Energy efficiency advocates are battling a resolution that could change the standards used when public buildings are designed. Some legislators believe the new standards are over-reaching their purpose. Right now public buildings, such as schools and government offices, are drawn up using what’s known as LEED requirements, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental… Read More

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Bill To Require Open Records Of Police Officers Working In Private Capacity

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There’s bipartisan support for a newly introduced bill that would make public any arrests made by a peace officer working for as part of a private security force. Republican State Representative Michael Henne says when state trained police officers make arrests, it should be a matter of public record. "These private police officers have gone… Read More

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Comment About ‘Deregulation’ In Schools Gets Scrutiny In Early Days Of Race For Governor

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The two major party candidates for governor disagree strongly on several issues related to public education – starting with the state’s funding of it. First, here’s Gov. John Kasich. “We had the most significant increase in K-12 funding that we’ve seen in a decade.” And now here’s his Democratic opponent this fall, Cuyahoga County Executive… Read More