Posted on 03/25/15 by Wendy Patton in Revenue & Budget
The executive budget is big on innovation. Gov. John Kasich’s proposed budget contains six line items supporting “innovation funds” of one kind or another, at a cost of $262 million over the next two years. That’s an increase of $33 million over the prior budget.
In an environment where local governments and schools have lost billions in revenue sharing, proposed funding for need-based financial aid remains $67 million below what is was in the recession, and state funding for protective services remains extremely low relative to the nation, funding of experimentation should be closely examined. What outcomes are anticipated? How will... read more
Posted on 03/25/15 by Amy Hanauer
Policy Matters supports a more vibrant, equitable, sustainable and inclusive Ohio. We do this by producing the best possible research and analysis, by getting hundreds of newspaper and other media stories each year (see... read more
Posted on 03/18/15
Perspective on President Obama's speech in Cleveland today about middle-class economics.
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By Amy Hanauer
At Policy Matters, we look at the policies, not the people who promoted them. We believe that neither state nor federal... 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