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The GOP tax plan and you

An interactive map and congressional district fact sheets illustrate some of what's at stake with the plan to slash federal taxes for the wealthiest

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Budget Bites: quick takes on the 2018-2019 state budget

Digestible budget analysis and recommendations for reporters, policymakers and activists

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State of working Ohio 2017: Persistent inequity, practical solutions

For 30 years, we’ve seen little relief from growing inequality. This report proposes solutions that would improve the lives of all working people in Ohio, regardless of race, ethnicity or gender.

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Risky business: For-profit education in Ohio

Career college programs in Ohio on average cost more and leave students with more debt than similar programs offered through public institutions.

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Manufacturing investments needed

Federal budget should make good on manufacturing promises

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Policy Matters creates a more vibrant, equitable, sustainable and inclusive Ohio through research, strategic communications, coalition building and policy advocacy.

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Our Impact

Policy Matters Ohio, A nonprofit policy research institute that creates a more vibrant, equitable and inclusive Ohio through research, strategic communications, coalition building and policy advocacy.

714K

Ohioans with ongoing access to healthcare due to retention of Medicaid expansion.

277K

of Ohio’s lowest-wage workers get a raise each year because the minimum wage increases with inflation.

+$1.5B

spending on Ohio public schools.

>400K

working families will continue receiving Federal Earned Income Tax Credits.

714K

Ohioans with ongoing access to healthcare due to retention of Medicaid expansion.

+$1.5B

spending on Ohio public schools.

>400K

working families will continue receiving Federal Earned Income Tax Credits.

277K

of Ohio’s lowest-wage workers get a raise each year because the minimum wage increases with inflation.

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