Why We’re Running, Why It Matters, and How You Can Help Fix the Ohio Republican Party

In the May 6 primary, there is an historic opportunity to return the power of the Ohio Republican Party to “We The People” and significantly diminish the current unauthorized power exercised by a few of our State’s elected leaders. For many years, select leaders in Columbus have made all the critical legislative decisions without the Ohio Republican Party being involved except for rubber stamping the leaders agenda.

Please read this recent communication from the Anderson Tea Party to better understand the current decision making structure in the Ohio Republican Party and what you can do to make change a reality. If you would like to help any of the candidates running in Hamilton and Warren Counties, send an email to Info@ConnectWithBurr.org. There are many ways to participate, all of them important to the success of these campaigns.

Bring Your Legislator To Class Day

Bring-your-legislator-to-class-dayCOMMON CORE FORUM Bring Your Legislator to Class Day Common Core 101 Wednesday – APRIL 9th – 6:00 to 9:00 pm Capitol Theatre – 77 S. High Street - Directions  Common Core is a fundamental change in education for every child in Ohio, yet it was never put through the legislative process. Why are legislators refusing […] Continue reading

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FreedomWorks Endorses Matt Lynch over Republican Incumbent Dave Joyce

endorsementThe room was full of northeast Ohio tea party members when Adam Brandon, Executive Director of FreedomWorks for America, announced the endorsement of Matt Lynch for U.S. Congress in Ohio’s 14th district.  Lynch will face-off against incumbent Republican Representative Dave Joyce in the May 6th primary. Supporters cheered and waved signs when the endorsement was announced making it clear that Matt Lynch has considerable grassroots backing which, if translated into a strong ground game, may mean […] Continue reading

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FreedomWorks Endorses Matt Lynch over Republican Incumbent Dave Joyce

endorsementThe room was full of northeast Ohio tea party members when Adam Brandon, Executive Director of FreedomWorks for America, announced the endorsement of Matt Lynch for U.S. Congress in Ohio’s 14th district.  Lynch will face-off against incumbent Republican Representative Dave Joyce in the May 6th primary. Supporters cheered and waved signs when the endorsement was announced making it clear that Matt Lynch has considerable grassroots backing which, if translated into a strong ground game, may mean […]

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Inequality Debate Needs Better Focus

imagesby Jack Painter As the 2014 election approaches, President Obama is trying to shift the discussion from the Affordable Care Act to inequality of income. The problem is that much of the debate is focused on the wrong things. Inequality is inevitable in a free enterprise system because people have different talents, ambitions and work ethics. What should we do about that? If I choose to work 40 hours a week and you choose to […] Continue reading

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Inequality Debate Needs Better Focus

imagesby Jack Painter As the 2014 election approaches, President Obama is trying to shift the discussion from the Affordable Care Act to inequality of income. The problem is that much of the debate is focused on the wrong things. Inequality is inevitable in a free enterprise system because people have different talents, ambitions and work ethics. What should we do about that? If I choose to work 40 hours a week and you choose to […]

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Dems Want Medicaid Expansion Put into State Law; Kasich Remains Tightlipped

UnknownThe Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Ohio Democrat lawmakers want Governor Kasich to put Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion into state law.  The Enquirer explains, “Kasich is also likely to agree with Democrats’ call to put Medicaid expansion into Ohio law. Right now, the state must rely on regular renewals from the state’s seven-member Controlling Board, which approved the expansion this summer after the Legislature refused to do so.” Kasich skirted the state legislature last October and expanded Medicaid […] Continue reading

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Private Student Data Transferred to PearsonAccess in Preparation of Common Core Field Tests

images-2PARCC and PearsonAccess have requested the following student data in preparation of their Ohio field testing this spring: Student’s State Student Identifier Code Student’s Legal Name Birth Date (optional) Gender Race Type of Disability Disability Accommodations (optional) Gifted Status Free Lunch Qualifier (i.e. pays full price, receives reduced price, or receives free meal) The field tests will take place March 24 – April 11 and May 5 – June 6. To determine if your school […] Continue reading

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PARCC FIELD TESTS ALERT

ATTENTION – Parents of Students in School Districts Participating in the PARCC Field Tests:   All students who will take the PARCC field tests this spring have had the following personal data transferred to PearsonAccess by their local school district:  Student’s State Student Identifier Code Student’s Legal Name Birth Date (optional) Gender Race Type of Disability […] Continue reading

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ORP Retaliates Against State Reps Who Stand Up for Limited Government

images-1OLC members spent a significant amount of time in 2013 meeting with their Republican state reps and state senators about Medicaid expansion – discussing the many pitfalls in the policy and urging their representatives to oppose it.  Most OLC members came away from these meetings frustrated with their representatives’ unwillingness to take a public position on the issue.  We heard a lot of evasive responses – talk of a hybrid public/private plan, talk of Medicaid reform, […] Continue reading

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Campaign Kick-Off Invitation

Here (click to open PDF file) is your invitation to the Campaign Kick Off for my election to the Ohio Republican Party Central Committee as well as the election of three other Hamilton County co-candidates in the up-coming May 6 Primary Election. This is a major undertaking for our group with the potential to make a significant difference in the operation of the Ohio Republican Party Central Committee.

I hope you will be able to stop by and learn why we are running and how you may be able to help.

Burr Robinson

 

(Click to download Kickoff Invitation)

Opportunity Ohio Releases 2013 State Salary Data

safe_imageToday Opportunity Ohio, a free market think tank in Columbus, released state salary information on its website for 2013.  The transparency tool allows you to search for individuals by name or department.  Read the press release from Opportunity Ohio below for more details, and check the database out here:  State Salary Search.   PRESS RELEASE March 14, 2014        Contact:  Matt Mayer, 614-636-2663   Opportunity Ohio Releases 2013 State Salary Information in Searchable Database  Today Opportunity […] Continue reading

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Candidates’ Night March 27th

The Candidate Night originally planned for March 20 has been rescheduled to March 27 due to the site not being available on the original date.

The event is a joint meeting with four liberty groups and will feature local candidates for the Ohio State House and Senate who are involved in contested races in the May 6 primary election. These candidates will be on the ballot in the Cincinnati East Tea Party geography so this is an excellent opportunity to meet candidates you will be voting for!

Please see the attached flyer for details:

Meet the Candidates Flier

Ohio’s Common Core Opposition Has Its Pacifier – HB 181

imagesA primary concern of Common Core opponents is the collection of private student information in a statewide longitudinal database and the sharing of the data between local, state, and federal governments as well as with hired contractors of these agencies.  To allay concerns expressed by many Ohioans over this unprecedented access to student performance and demographic data, Representative Andrew Brenner introduced and the Ohio House passed HB 181, the Student Data Accountability Act.  After a […] Continue reading

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