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Ohio's Republican Senate votes to limit voter referendums
Democrats say it curtails citizens' voice
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT BILL COHEN


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A voter referendum was key in overturning S.B. 5, a GOP-backed bill that would have curtailed most collective bargaining rights for public employees.
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Citizen groups that sponsor petition drives to get their pet proposals onto the statewide ballot may find it harder to gather enough signatures if a bill that state senators have just approved becomes law. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports this story.

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