COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Ohio Democratic Governor Ted Strickland and his GOP rival candidate John Kasich both declared their opposition to a ballot measure being planned by the out-of-state activist organization the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The Washington, D.C.-based animal rights organization has prepared to use paid petition gatherers to place on the November ballot a measure to overturn State Issue 2, which was approved by Ohio voters by a nearly 2-1 margin just under four months ago.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Brian Peach has been named vice president, organization for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). Peach’s responsibilities include oversight of field operations, business development and member services, annual meetings, organizational outreach, information technology, legal compliance and other business functions. He also will oversee the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.