The News-Herald

Election Questionnaire
Name: Mary E. O’Toole

Date questionnaire completed: February 15, 2012 Office sought: State Representative 76th District Political party: Republican

Age: 49

Date of birth: 3/19/1962

Place of birth: E. Cleveland

Home address: 15532 Parkview Dr Newbury OH 44065 Length of residence in that community: 16 Years Campaign Web site: Occupation: Teacher Business address: 17425 Snyder Rd. Chagrin Falls OH 44023 Employer: Kenston Local Schools Phone: 4405438241

Elected office experience: Newbury Local School Board, 2004-2008, Republican Central Committee, 2009 to present, Running for a 3rd term

Non-elected office experience (boards, etc.): Ravenwood Mental Health Center Board of Trustees 2001 to Present

Education (list degrees if applicable): BA in Education John Carroll University, MA in Instructional Technology, Kent State University

Marital status: Married Name and age of any children:

Name of spouse: Gary Broska

Organizations: Republican Central Committee, Republican Women’s Club


End the logjam and fighting in Columbus. Find solutions without wasting resources on battles that waste time and money. Review laws and regulations and remove those that are out of date and unnecessary. No Unfunded Mandates. Reward communities and schools that are doing things right and give them the flexibility to make decisions that are best for their constituents. Excellent schools should be given more flexibly in educating students. If they are meeting all performance expectations they should be rewarded not punished. Less regulation means cost savings and fewer burdens on taxpayers. Revise Tax and regulation structured to make Ohio business friendly. Give small business the flexibility and support to grow and flourish. Review and reform education, prison, and Medicaid spending. Regulations need to be clear and money should be fairly allocated based on reasonable criteria. Anyone receiving public funds should be 100% accountable for how that money is spent. Close loopholes to prevent abuse of the system.
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