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Groups challenge Resolution 19 Bill would make it harder to put amendments to Constitution on ballot

Dec 05, 2018 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

Columbus — Nearly 90 groups signed a letter that was hand-delivered to lawmakers and Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday, asking the Ohio General Assembly to defeat a measure that would make it harder to get constitutional amendments and initiated statutes on the ballot.

The fight against House Joint Resolution 19 will be a challenge, as it appears to be flying through the House during the final weeks of the legislative session.

The bill would require 60 percent of Ohio voters — instead ...