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Posted May 22, 2017 in Press Releases
A tax break on business income first enacted in 2013 is now costing Ohio about $1 billion a year, Policy Matters Ohio reported today, far more than previous public estimates.
Ohio Department of Taxation estimates provided... read more
Posted May 20, 2017 in eNews
Healthy opposition: The bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act is especially harmful to women and mothers. In honor of Mother’s Day, our Wendy Patton joined allies Innovation Ohio, Progress Ohio, Planned Parenthood Advocates of... read more
Posted May 19, 2017 in Press Releases
Last month the nation added 211,000 jobs, a positive report that suggested Ohio might also see an increase in April. Today’s numbers reported by the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services show that is... read more
Posted May 17, 2017 in Press Releases
During the 2016 election, President Donald Trump promised to bring back blue-collar jobs. A new quarterly report from Policy Matters Ohio will monitor his progress.
Blue collar industries historically produced relatively high-paying jobs mostly filled by... read more
Posted May 12, 2017 in Press Releases
By helping low-income people purchase insurance and those living in or near poverty to access health care through Medicaid, The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been a remarkable demonstration of what public policy can do... read more
Posted May 11, 2017 in Press Releases
Today representatives from the for-profit college industry will testify before the Ohio Senate Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education. Forthcoming research from Policy Matters Ohio raises serious questions about whether state aid should continue to support... read more
Posted May 10, 2017 in Press Releases
President Donald Trump promised to put “America First,” but his federal budget plan leaves many behind.
The pain will be felt deeply in the Buckeye State, according to a new report from Policy Matters Ohio. Federal... read more
Posted May 09, 2017 in Press Releases
Despite some course corrections in the House budget, state policy makers are a long way from properly funding Ohio’s public transit system and shoring it up for an impending revenue loss in 2019.
Ohioans for Transportation... read more