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Connor, October 30th, 2014

State tax changes approved over the past two years have further tilted Ohio’s tax system in favor of the wealthiest. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, October 23rd, 2014

Report finds  that claims of income migrating from states with strong taxes, causing economic damage in Ohio and elsewhere, simply don’t compute.  (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, October 22nd, 2014

Residents of Cleveland’s Central Promise Neighborhood face barriers to higher ed access.  Two-generation approaches targeted to serve whole families, and a restoration of Ohio College Opportunity Grant funding for two-year college students can help. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, October 21st, 2014

Medicaid expansion in Ohio delivers better care, broadens access.  Ohioans see improved health outcomes, lower costs; providers get reliable pay for delivery; Ohio economy sees $2.5 billion boost  Policy Matters Ohio reports on progress in Ohio’s Medicaid Expansion, and the... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, October 17th, 2014

Tepid growth but all signs in the right direction for September: Ohio added 6,000 jobs, unemployment ticked down to 5.6 percent even as 11,000 entered the labor force.  (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, 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 by utility... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, October 3rd, 2014

2014 Ohio CASH meetings Join us at 11 a.m. on Thursday October 30 and Thursday December 10 for the next Ohio CASH Meetings.  Topics coming soon!  CFED Update The Corporation for Enterprise Development launched an Assets and Opportunity Local Data Center, featuring local data on... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, 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 to renegotiate the deal. ... (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, September 22nd, 2014

Free tax program served 12,082 families this year, brought $14.8 million to Cuyahoga County. (read more)

Policy Matters Ohio, September 19th, 2014

Ohio job growth flat in August.  Twelve month trend shows Ohio lags the nation in recovery. (read more)