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Policy Matters Ohio, April 28, 2016

The number of new foreclosures in Ohio dropped last year, but remains well above previous levels. Foreclosures in Ohio fell 7.4 percent last year to 40,479, according to new data from the Ohio Supreme Court, the lowest number since 2000. The number of new filings at county courts... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, April 27, 2016

In this year’s State of the State, Ohio Governor John Kasich honored Margo Hudson, an adult literacy tutor from Cleveland who earned her GED on her sixth try in 2012. Margo is a lifelong learner and leader. Ohio needs many more people like her, but given the collapse of Ohio’s... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, April 26, 2016

Zach Schiller’s testimony to the House Ways & Means Committee. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, April 21, 2016

Post-recession era marked by unemployment, underemployment and stagnant wages for young people.  (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, April 21, 2016

Wendy Patton’s testimony to the Ohio Medical Care Advisory Committee. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, April 15, 2016

Job gains push Ohio closer to the 12-month national average. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, April 11, 2016

State and local taxes support schools, fix potholes, keep the snow plowed, the justice system running and the water clean. Economic prosperity depends on these public services. The wealthiest families benefit amply from our communities and state. But are they paying their fair share... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, April 8, 2016

This week, the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) initiated the process of making it more difficult for low-income Ohioans to keep Medicaid coverage. Medicaid was created to provide health care for people who are too poor to afford necessary medical services. It helps them get healthier... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, April 6, 2016

Economic Policy Institute shows families struggle to afford quality care. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, March 29, 2016

Fair share is fair. That was the finding of an equally divided U.S. Supreme Court, which today issued a one-sentence decision that upheld nearly 40 years of legal precedent and the right of public sector workers to collectively bargain. No worker can be forced to join a union even... (read more)