With an $87 million price tag, Issue 7 is bad news for Columbus

The only ballot issue to appear on the November ballot in Columbus, Ohio, is Issue 7, which if approved would force the city to create an Energy Conservation, Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Education and training fund — and remove $87 million from the city’s general fund. It puts the money and oversight in the hands of a limited liability corporation named Pro Energy LLC.

Dorsey Hager, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Columbus/Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council (C/COBCTC), joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss why Issue 7 is bad news for Columbus.

He also discussed the recent Ohio State Building Trades Convention and a combined graduation ceremony for Building Futures and Driving Futures students. Continue reading