State of Working Ohio 2014

Added August 31st, 2014

Labor Day report issues urgent call for job creation as job growth stagnates, workforce participation falls to an all-time low since tracking began, and median wages fall just as worker productivity exceeds that of a generation ago by two thirds. read... read more

Weatherizing Homes of Ohio’s Low-Income Families

Added October 14th, 2014

Low income home weatherization pays big dividends for Ohio households – averaging over 20 percent home energy cost savings and returning $2.51 per dollar spent.  But the freeze and possible elimination of the clean energy standards threaten to squash investment... read more

Why isn’t Amazon collecting sales tax in Ohio?

Added September 25th, 2014

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority just approved $81 million in tax breaks for an Amazon.com subsidiary in Ohio, but meanwhile the online retailer is still not collecting sales taxes valued in the tens of millions per year.  It’s time for the state... (read more)