Category Archives: Toledo

Councilman Waniewski to host City Council 101 workshop

On Nov 7th 2017, Toledoians will be going to the polls to elect 6 "at-large"  City Council members. Have you ever wondered what it'd take to be a City Council member?  Do you have some ideas, or just want to learn more about how the process works?

On March 22nd, Toledo City Councilman Tom Waniewski will be hosting a "City Council 101" workshop to help potential candidates learn what some of the jobs and responsibilities of being a City Council member. Continue reading

National Fraternal Order of Police union endorse Trump

fop-starYesterday,  the national Fraternal Order of Police made it official that they endorsed Donald Trump.

A big question for Toledo's police force,  will the Toledo Police Patrolman's Association (TPPA) also endorse Trump?

The following is the text from the FOP: Continue reading

Trump center opens to serve Lucas and Northern Wood county

trumpcenterpburg_600GREAT NEWS for Trump supporters in Lucas and Northern Wood County.  A new Trump center to service all of Lucas county and the northern Wood county has just opened in downtown Perrysburg.

Stop by,  Diana Watt has thousands of Trump yard signs,  plus signs and literature for almost all of Lucas and Wood county candidates. Continue reading

Ron Johns to join Toledo Tea Party Board of Directors

RonJohns_1We at The Toledo Tea Party are happy to announce and welcome our newest board member, Ron Johns. Ron is a young passionate conservative who brings a new perspective and new skills to our team. With Ron on our board we are excited to expand our reach and expand our effectiveness to younger groups often left out of the Tea Party dialogue. Continue reading

City of Toledo updates data on Ohio Checkbook

Toledo_OhioCheckBookLast week we reported that the City of Toledo had not updated any of their spending data since 2014 on the Ohio Treasures web site OhioCheckbook.com.

The Toledo page was disabled for the past 72 hours, and guess what.  We just checked it again and the data is nor updated and current up to June 30, 2016.

We encourage everyone to go look through Toledos checkbook,  ask questions. Continue reading

Does Toledo really need the Levy

Performance Audit FRONTDoes Toledo really need the Levy?  No one knows,  because Toledo refuses to do a Performance Audit or post their checkbook on line for all to see.

Toledo is hosting Town Hall meetings in each district to push the levy.  When you attend one of these town hall meetings,  tell them you went to Ohio Check Book to look at Toledo spending,  but there's no data there since 2014. Continue reading

Toledo wants more money, but doesn’t want you to see how they are spending current money

OCB_ToledoSeveral years ago, Ohio State Treasure Josh Mandel, placed Ohio's checkbook on line for all to see and inspect.  This is the intimate in openness and transparency.

As part of the Treasures transparency program,  Mr Mandel made the web site available to any and all Ohio public entities, and city's, schools, townships etc jumped on board to take advantage of this program to add their data to the web site. Continue reading