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Posted September 13, 2013 in eNews
Cuts hurt communities – Wendy Patton’s testimony before an Ohio House tax reform committee outlined how cuts in state aid have hurt local government services and employment. Numbers from the Kasich administration show that state... read more
Posted September 03, 2013 in eNews
Stuck — Labor force participation in Ohio was at a 33-year low at the end of 2012, job growth since 2005 was fourth worst among states, and wages inched up just a penny from already-low... read more
Posted August 29, 2013 in eNews
ducation equals prosperity – Over the last three decades, median wages have fallen in Ohio and growth in our education levels has not kept up with increases in other states. A national report released by... read more
Posted August 14, 2013 in eNews
Breaking up – The recently approved Ohio budget added more tax breaks than it got rid of and increased tax expenditures – a form of state spending that includes tax exemptions, credits and deductions –... read more
Posted July 16, 2013 in eNews
Work sharing lets employers reduce everyone’s hours instead of laying people off, if that makes sense to both the employer and the workers. Policy Matters worked closely with lead sponsor Rep. Mike Duffey to shepherd... read more
Posted July 09, 2013 in eNews
In this week’s eNews we highlight some of the great press coverage our research has been generating, including work by Wendy Patton, Amy Hanauer, Amanda Woodrum, Zach Schiller, and Hannah Halbert.
Media mashup – Check... read more
Posted July 02, 2013 in eNews
Affluence rewarded – Research Director Zach Schiller worked with the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy to show that the state budget just passed will reward Ohio’s most affluent with average annual tax cuts of... read more
Posted June 13, 2013 in eNews
In this week’s eNews — Ohio governor’s office supports industry sector partnerships, the Senate approves its version of the budget, and Policy Matters welcomes its summer interns.
Picking partners – The Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation... read more