David Pepper http://wvxu.org en Ohio AG pleased with Hobby Lobby decision http://wvxu.org/post/ohio-ag-pleased-hobby-lobby-decision <p>The US Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case was a win for those who objected to the federal health care law’s requirement that the company offer insurance that covers contraceptives for women – and that includes Ohio’s Attorney General.</p><p>Mike DeWine is an avowed opponent of the Affordable Care Act and wrote a brief that was signed by Republican Attorneys General from 19 other states. DeWine said though it was a narrow decision, it was a significant one:</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:44:10 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 28672 at http://wvxu.org It's official - Pepper is a candidate for Ohio AG http://wvxu.org/post/its-official-pepper-candidate-ohio-ag <p>Former Hamilton County commissioner and Cincinnati councilman David Pepper&nbsp;has launched his campaign&nbsp;to unseat Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.</p><p>Monday,&nbsp;his campaign&nbsp;filed papers with the Ohio Secretary of State's office, so he can begin raising money for the 2014 campaign; and has&nbsp;launched a campaign&nbsp;<a href="http://www.davidpepper.com/">website. </a></p><p>Pepper, who was in Cleveland Monday, told WVXU he wants "to be a real advocate for the working people of Ohio."</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:03:25 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 11444 at http://wvxu.org It's official - Pepper is a candidate for Ohio AG Four Cincinnati Democrats on statewide ballot? http://wvxu.org/post/four-cincinnati-democrats-statewide-ballot <p>On Friday night, at the Columbus Athenaeum, the Ohio Democratic Democratic Party will hold its annual "Legacy Dinner," one of the party's largest fundraising events of the year.</p><p>"Let's celebrate our 2014 talent,'' says the announcement on the party's website, ohiodems.org.</p><p>In other words, it is a "cattle call" for potential statewide candidates.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:00:17 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 10280 at http://wvxu.org Four Cincinnati Democrats on statewide ballot? Group pushes Congress to raise taxes on the wealthy http://wvxu.org/post/group-pushes-congress-raise-taxes-wealthy <p>Former Hamilton County commissioner David Pepper will join activists from a pro-Obama coalition in Roselawn Saturday to push for an end to Bush-era&nbsp; tax cuts on those making over $250,000 a year.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 15:00:10 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 6613 at http://wvxu.org