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June 2017 Plain Press


Plain Press – May 2017


March 2017 Plain Press – PDF


What fool taxes himself or herself?

by Roldo Bartimole (Plain Press, November 2016)    If the Cleveland Establishment forces—you know them—can’t back a $15 an hour wage, then they shouldn’t tax the first $15 an hour of pay. Or even, not tax the minimum Ohio wage of $8.10. That would make the first $16,848 ineligible for the city tax. That would … Continue reading

State Representative Nickie Antonio receives awards

(Plain Press, November 2016)     State Representative Nickie Antonio (District 13) received several honors this month. Antonio received the Center for Community Solutions Award for Public Service in Honor of John A. Begala for her efforts to address Ohio’s opioid addiction crisis and her work on the Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee to improve the rate … Continue reading

At Domestic Violence Forum, children learn how to act when witnessing abuse

(Plain Press, November 2016)    Most of those in the audience for a Domestic Violence Forum at the Lorain Branch Library on October 26th were children — after school regulars at the library persuaded by the librarian to attend with offers of food- houmos, wraps, fruit and vegetables. With the third game of the World … Continue reading

October 2016 Plain Press – PDF


September 2016 Plain Press – PDF


August 2016 Issue of the Plain Press – PDF


Festive crowd prepares for End Poverty Now March for Economic Justice

by Chuck Hoven        (Plain Press, August 2016) A crowd of 1,000 people gathered at a large lot on E. 45th just north of Superior Avenue on July 18th for a rally prior to participating in the End Poverty Now March for Economic Justice. Groups from different parts of Ohio and from throughout … Continue reading