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OFT Votes: Endorsed Candidates & Voting Information for the 2020 Election

We are simultaneously confronting three crises that threaten our future as a nation: the ongoing fight to overcome a public health pandemic, an economic recession and systemic racial injustice. We need proven leaders who will inspire solutions, not conflict. Those leaders are former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris.

Tell Your Senators and Representative: Ohio Needs Emergency Federal Assistance

Ohio is projected to see 714,752 jobs lost by July as a result of COVID-19, and the unemployment rate is expected to be 16.4% percent.
 
During this period of instability and economic peril, we cannot afford to defund education, healthcare, and vital public services. Join OFT and AFT in calling on your U.S. Representative and U.S. Senators to make investments in our communities and take action to protect workers.
 
Click on "Start Writing" to contact your federal legislators. 

Tell your Ohio Senator to Protect Public Education

We need the Senate to take action and pass the House version of Senate Bill 89. This legislation has the support of the public education community and would move away from basing voucher eligibility on flawed report cards and toward funding vouchers directly by the state rather than by deducting funding from public schools.

Visit the AFT Legislative Action Center

Make your views known to those in Congress and state legislatures who represent you on the issues that affect working families every day.  Click here to visit the AFT's Legislative Action Center.