The fate of Ohio’s controversial collective bargaining law will be decided today by voters. Tonight “The Ed Show” will be live from Columbus again with the latest on Issue 2. People and the media are talking about #edshowissue2, here’s a quick list of media coverage relating to Ed’s Columbus visit.
msnbc’s Ed Schultz will host “The Ed Show” live at 8 p.m. from Columbus to cover the vote on Senate Bill 5, a controversial rewrite of the state’s union laws that would eliminate public bargaining for public employees’ benefits. The broadcast, open to the public, will be second time Schultz has covered the SB5 legislation from Ohio.
Ed Schultz will be hosting “The Ed Show” from Ohio on Monday and Tuesday. The msnbc host will be covering the state’s vote on Senate Bill 5, a controversial piece of legislation that would eliminate public bargaining for public employees’ benefits.
The ballot issue was attracting big names on both sides in the final days. That included an endorsement from former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and robocalls favoring a yes vote by singer Pat Boone, as well as boosts to the opponent side from the Rev. Jesse Jackson, former U.S. Sen. and astronaut John Glenn, and msnbc’s “The Ed Show,” which plans to air nationwide tonight from Columbus.
With guests Betty Sutton and Tim Ryan and a wildly enthusiastic crowd. You can practically touch and feel the energy. And Betty Sutton and Tim Ryan are two elected officials that seem like they really get it. Ryan suggests that if Issue 2 goes down tomorrow by a large margin, it will send a message not to just to our gov. and state legislature but to Congress as well. Let’s hope.
Celebrities came out on both sides — with former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and singer Pat Boone urging yes votes to retain the law, and former U.S. Sen. and astronaut John Glenn and the Rev. Jesse Jackson urging no votes to scrap it. msnbc’s “The Ed Show” broadcast began two days of broadcasts from Columbus on Monday.
AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka led organized labor’s final push Monday in a fierce election battle over a new Ohio law limiting public employee unions, while Gov. John Kasich told supporters the restrictions would mean new jobs for the state... “These people in Ohio tomorrow are going to render judgment if this is an overreach,” the show’s host, Ed Schultz, said in an interview with The Associated Press.
Ohio is no stranger to the national spotlight when it comes to elections but this off-year municipal-based November is grabbing the attention of powerbrokers nationwide as if we were voting on a president. The passion on both sides of Issue 2, the collective bargaining law, has brought msnbc’s “Ed Show” to Columbus two nights in a row.
msnbc’s Ed Schultz will host “The Ed Show” on Monday and Tuesday from Ohio, where voters will head to to the polls this week to decide the fate of Senate Bill 5, a controversial re-write of the state’s union laws.