Ballot Issues Information Forum at BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – In advance of the November elections, Bowling Green State University Firelands College will host an information forum on Ohio Ballot Issues #1 and #2 on Monday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Cedar Point Center at the Huron campus.

Issue #1 is a proposal on rights for crime victims.  Support for the Issue will be presented by Kevin Baxter, Erie County prosecutor, and Sheriff Paul Sigsworth from Erie County.  Information will also be provided on opposition to the Issue.

Issue #2 is a proposal to require state agencies to not pay more for prescription drugs than the federal Department of Veterans Affairs and require state payment of attorney fees and expenses to specific individuals for defense of the law.

The Issue #2 discussion will feature Dale Butland, spokesman for Ohioans Against Deceptive RX Ballot Issue, and Dennis Willard, spokesman for Yes on Issue 2.

The evening will be moderated by Lee McLaird, a current member of the State Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters of Ohio and past president of the League of Women Voters of Bowling Green.

A voter registration table will also be available at the event.

The Information Forum is sponsored by BGSU Firelands and the League of Women Voters.  The event is free and open to the public.

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BGSU Firelands is a regional campus and one of eight colleges of Bowling Green State University.  Offering 14 associate degrees, eight complete bachelor’s degrees, and a variety of one-year certificate programs and training opportunities, BGSU Firelands puts education within reach for all community members.  Located in Huron, Ohio, the scenic regional campus offers the advantages of a personalized education with the resources of a much-larger university.

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