All day today, people from all over central Ohio formed a steady stream of petitioners at OEA HQ, downtown Columbus. Volunteers from the Columbus Education Association worked shifts manning tables and assisting people signing the petitions.
Even with incessant April showers people still came to show their support for public education and express their disgust with SB5.
Ten down, 230990 more to go!
All around Ohio this weekend, citizens in their thousands lined up to sign the petitions. Here's a news sampling
- The Mahoning Valley: Valley residents among the first to sign collective bargaining bill petitions
- Youngstown: Petition Drive Against SB5 Begins in Youngstown
- Dayton: Petition drive against SB 5
- Ravenna: Ravenna council backs S.B. 5 repeal
- Columbus: Efforts Continue to Repeal SB5
- Cleveland: Cleveland: Effort to repeal SB 5 kicked off Saturday
- Toledo: Toledoans turn out to help overturn SB 5
- Cincinnati: Petition Drive Under Way To Place SB5 Before Voters
- More Cleveland: Clevelanders fight SB 5
- Even Wildwood: Petition drive draws crowd at Wildwood
Nice job to everyone who helped organize these efforts all around the state. There's a lot of work left to do, but we're off to a flying start!