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Daniel Ortiz, June 17, 2016

Ohio, like the nation had very little job growth in May. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, June 14, 2016

As our state legislators broke for summer recess, they did good by aligning Ohio with dozens of other states that have extended services to foster kids until age 21. House Bill 50 provides for housing, educational and other assistance for the more than 1,000 Ohioans a year who age... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, June 9, 2016

Raising rates could hurt job growth and recovery as labor force continues to struggle. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, June 6, 2016

Advocates says rules are long overdue, but loopholes must be closed. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, June 6, 2016

New federal labor rules aim to ensure home-care workers are paid fairly, but Ohio can do more to make sure the workers receive the wage and hour protections they deserve, our Wendy Patton writes in an op-ed on Cleveland.com. Society increasingly depends on home-care workers to help... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, May 31, 2016

They’re called unicorns, though they’re a little less rare than that. That’s what Wall Street calls private start-up companies whose investors value them at $1 billion or more. Best-known examples include such companies as Uber, Airbnb, Snapchat and Pinterest. Policy Matters... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, May 26, 2016

Permanent committee to review Ohio tax breaks is a good step. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, May 25, 2016

In the wake of North Carolina’s notorious “bathroom bill, we’ve been hearing a lot about which bathroom transgender folks should have to use. What gets less attention are the jobs available to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, especially considering the... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, May 23, 2016

Second quarter Ohio CASH meeting The next Ohio CASH meeting will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016, and will be held by webinar. The meeting will feature a presentation from Doug Farry, co-founder of TrueConnect, a small-dollar loan provider that can help families as an alternative... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, May 20, 2016

Ohio loses 13,000 jobs in April; continues to trail national average. (read more)