Posted on 03/18/15
Perspective on President Obama's speech in Cleveland today about middle-class economics.
Contact: Amy Hanauer, 216.361.9801
By Amy Hanauer
At Policy Matters, we look at the policies, not the people who promoted them. We believe that neither state nor federal policy is doing enough to make sure that growth in our economy is widely shared. To have more broadly shared prosperity, we need a higher minimum wage, on-ramps to union membership instead of increasing obstacles, full implementation of health insurance access, and a real jobs program to deal with still-weak demand in our economy.
That said, it is easy for people to forget how close we were... read more
Posted on 10/31/14
TED talks are coming to Cleveland, and this November, you can nominate our very own Amy Hanauer to give the talk. Here's how.
TEDxCLE is now seeking nominations for the April 2015 talks in Cleveland. This month,... read more
Posted on 10/03/14
When we say that something is “statistically significant,” we mean that it passed a “confidence test” of how well we can trust the results of a survey we’ve taken to paint a picture of the... read more
Posted on 09/09/14
If you would like to request a speaker, please email Daniel Ortiz with details including:
Your name, phone number, and email address, and the name of your organization
The topic of your event, and expected number of participants
The... read more
Posted on 08/31/14
We are excited to share a sneak preview of the State of Working Ohio, which hits airwaves and headlines today. Thanks to your support, Ohio will have more insight on how to help working families.
We learned... read more
Posted on 08/29/14
Front row, left to right: Shanelle Smith, Kalitha Williams, Amanda Woodrum, Michael Shields. Second row: Pam Rosado, Amy Hanauer, Wendy Patton. Third row: Zach Schiller, Ruth Clevenger, Piet van Lier.
Staff photo April 2012. read more
Posted on 07/31/14
Got what it takes to build partnerships for sustainable energy retrofits while creating high roads jobs for Ohioans? Come to work with Policy Matters Ohio partner Emerald Cities of Cleveland.
The Workforce Development Manager will galvanize the... read more
Posted on 07/30/14
Director Amy Hanauer roused the City Club on Friday with a vision for building a stonger Ohio economy by tapping sustainable resources and investing in all Ohioans. Check out the video here.
Ohio families still haven't... read more