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Vote No on Issue 8

Vote No Issue 8 May 2, 2023

  • Inflation, economic instability and lack of savings have an increasing number of Americans feeling financially stressed.
  • 70% of Americans admit to feeling stressed about their personal finances
  • 52% of U.S. adults say their financial stress has INCREASED since the beginning of the COVID 19 pandemic

People are worried that the money they’ve saved won’t last and are worried they’re going to have to lean more on their credit cards and other sources of debt just to get by,” -

Increasing property taxes does not serve this community

Tax increases stress for single mothers, families and retirees.

Please Vote NO on Issue 8 May 2, 2023

The proposed Northwest Local School District Levy is a
$410 Tax Increase for the Average Homeowner!

The burden of property taxes continues to grow without any end in sight!

Vote NO on New Taxes!

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Despite the State of Ohio budgeting billions for education:

  • 9.84 billion dollars in FY 2021

  • 10.23 billion dollars in FY 2022

  • 10.43 billion dollars proposed for FY 2023

Despite the Ohio Supreme Court ruling in 1997 that the current Ohio school funding method is Unconsitutional.

Passage of Another Northwest Schools Levy
will not solve the problem!

  • This same Northwest Local School District levy failed by more than 60 percent in November 2022

  • It will be on the ballot again in May 2023.

  • If it fails in May, the district will place the issue on the ballot again and again until threats and fatigue force a Yes vote.

It is time to vote for education not higher taxes!

End Ohio’s Educational State of Emergency

Insist on a fair statewide constitutional school funding model.

Make the business of schools educating children, not raising taxes

Higher Taxes are Unsustainable. Northwest Residents already pay:

  • 8% sales tax (highest in Ohio)

  • Higher food, gas, water, sewer, energy prices

  • Looming tax increases for stadium, Western Hills Viaduct