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Posted February 17, 2018 in eNews
Fighting for Ohio’s working people: With threats to workers looming at both the state and national levels, Policy Matters went on the offensive this week and released “A new way forward: 10 ways to support... read more
Posted February 03, 2018 in eNews
Defend kids: Federal programs help almost all of us in some way or another, but they are especially important for children. The GOP tax bill that passed at the end of last year grows the... read more
Posted January 20, 2018 in eNews
Taking aim at Amazon: We found that one in 10 Amazon employees in Ohio make so little that they qualify for federal food aid. The national media was as shocked by the findings as we... read more
Posted January 06, 2018 in eNews
Goodbye 2017: Happy New Year from Policy Matters! Between policy fights, we made time to celebrate (see photo). We ended the year pushing back against the disastrous GOP tax bill. We didn’t prevail but we’re... read more
Posted December 16, 2017 in eNews
Unemployment debate unfinished: State lawmakers delayed action on the latest attempt to change Ohio’s unemployment compensation system. This bill is better than its predecessors, but would still take away too much in unemployment benefits. Prior... read more
Posted December 02, 2017 in eNews
They call this reform? The U.S. Senate voted to approve a tax bill that would explode the deficit, give huge paydays to the top 1 percent and lead to devastating cuts to important programs like... read more
Posted November 11, 2017 in eNews
Amy Hanauer participates on a panel for the City of Cleveland
Thank you for your service: On Veteran’s Day, we’re pushing for policies that actually help veterans. The GOP tax and budget plans threaten to cut... read more
Posted October 28, 2017 in eNews
Tax (de)form moves forward: President Trump and Congressional Republicans are selling us a bill of goods – claiming their plan to overhaul the tax code will spur economic growth and help the middle class. But... read more