Budget Brief – Overview

April 7, 2011
   

Slash, Seize and Sell: The Executive Budget Blue Book Proposals
Wendy Patton 
4/7/2011 

Governor Kasich’s executive budget slashes a wide swath of services, seizes revenue from local governments, libraries and schools, and sells public assets, including 5 prisons and the liquor distribution business. The Executive Budget calls for no ongoing revenue increases. Meanwhile, the tax cuts that are slicing state revenues by $2 billion a year are continued and no effort is made to limit the $7 billion in annual tax credits, exemptions and deductions in the tax code. …

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