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Posted June 09, 2018 in eNews
Rob Moore testifies before the Ohio Senate
A great idea in the state Senate: Nearly 900,000 Ohioans still don’t have access to broadband. A new bill moving through the Ohio Senate could reduce that number, committing... read more
Posted May 25, 2018 in eNews
Keep those phones ringing: Thanks in part to constituent pressure, the House last week voted down a Farm Bill that would have hamstrung the Supplemental Nutrition Access Program. It was a temporary win for the... read more
Posted May 12, 2018 in eNews
Amy Hanauer, Hannah Halbert, Emily Brown, and Emily Houh, hitting the streets of Cincinnati
May Day in Cincinnati: Last week we celebrated International Workers’ Day, rallying to honor the contributions of labor movements around the world.... read more
Posted April 27, 2018 in eNews
Democratic gubernatorial candidates signal their unanimous support for clean energy and green jobs.
Framing the debate: Democratic gubernatorial candidates had one last chance to make their case to Northeast Ohio last week. Joe Schiavoni, Richard Cordray,... read more
Posted April 13, 2018 in eNews
In the past two weeks, our crew has testified, held press conferences, spoken with young people, presented on academic panels, sponsored a documentary, and broadcast our policy recommendations on the radio.
Hannah Halbert (center) speaking at... read more
Posted March 31, 2018 in eNews
Don’t let corporate franchisors off the hook: Under current law, franchisors and franchisees are jointly responsible for compliance with regulations that protect Ohio’s workers. We think it should stay that way. Corporate franchisors across the... read more
Posted March 17, 2018 in eNews
Manufacturing a High-Wage Ohio: This week, business owners, labor leaders, academics and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown came together to discuss ways to strengthen Ohio’s manufacturing sector. Policy Matters and the Century Foundation sponsored the event... read more
Posted March 03, 2018 in eNews
Work requirements still don’t work: Ohio is asking the federal government for permission to impose work requirements on the 700,000 people who receive health insurance through Medicaid expansion. Wendy Patton testified twice against the proposal.... read more