Ohio’s new budget

Sound of Ideas - July 1, 2013

From Ideastream’s Sound of Ideas — Ohio has a new two-year budget in place. The $62 billion spending plan does a lot more than just lay out the state’s fiscal expenditures. It reduces the income tax while raising the sales tax. It changes the way schools are funded, and it blocks the expansion of Medicaid. What’s in? What’s out? How did the governor use his veto pen, and how will all this affect you? Join host Rick Jackson Monday.

Amy Hanauer, of Policy Matters, comes on in the second half of the show. Listen here:

 Joe Testa, State Tax Commissioner 
Karen Kasler, Bureau Chief, Statehouse News Bureau 
Jim Siegel, Reporter with The Columbus Dispatch 
Amy Hanauer, Executive Director of Policy Matters Ohio 
David Varda, Executive Director of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials 
Sarah Jane Tribble, Health Reporter at WCPN
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