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Monday, March 04, 2013 7:53 PM

Lawmakers talk partisanship at session’s midpoint

By DOUG CARDER, Herald Senior Writer

Proposed legislation that would turn city and school board elections into partisan races did not receive a vote of confidence from the three state lawmakers who represent Franklin County.

State Sen. Caryn Tyson, R-Parker, and state Reps. Blaine Finch, R-Ottawa, and Kevin Jones, R-Wellsville, talked Saturday about the proposed legislation, House Bill 2271, along with several other bills during a Legislative Coffee in the packed city commission chambers at City Hall, 101 S. Hickory St., Ottawa.

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