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Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:50 PM

The small city of Sandusky, Ohio, has declared Election Day a paid holiday




The small city of Sandusky, Ohio, has declared Election Day a paid holiday by swapping it out with Columbus Day.

Sandusky, Ohio, Makes Election Day A Paid Holiday By Swapping Out Columbus Day
Officials have been "thinking a lot about voter access and democracy," says City Manager Eric Wobser, "and so we thought it was a really natural switch."
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Roland99 Feb 9 OP
msongs Feb 9 #1
Roland99 Feb 9 #4
kennetha Feb 9 #2
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 9 #3

Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:52 PM

1. paid for who? nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 09:04 PM

4. City employees

In 2014 negotiations with the unions that represent police, firefighters, and municipal workers, the city suggested dropping Columbus Day, but giving up a paid holiday was a non-starter, Wobser says.

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:57 PM

2. My hometown!

Though I left many years ago

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 09:00 PM

3. Looks like it's on Lake Erie

I was hoping it was across the river from Kentucky just to spite Mitch McConnell.

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