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4 December 2006

Cleveland Plain Dealer (Ohio)

COLUMBUS — This year alone, the legislature has passed at least three bills that vaporized local laws in Cleveland and elsewhere. Another such bill is pending in the Senate. The way the legislature sees it, the so-called "home rule" provision of the Ohio Constitution — which lets cities pass local laws — is barely worth the paper on which it is printed. "I think that when we look back on this 126th General Assembly … the epitaph has to be the death of home... (

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