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Posted March 20, 2007 in eNews
Welcome Aboard – Attorney Joyce Goldstein will be our new board chair and David Bergholz and Seth Rosen have also come on board. Bergholz is a photographer, education leader, and the retired Executive Director of... read more
Posted February 20, 2007 in eNews
Exempt from Scrutiny – Ohio tax credits, exemptions and deductions may sap up to a quarter of the states’ tax base, yet many of these tax expenditures receive no regular scrutiny apart from a biennial... read more
Posted January 20, 2007 in eNews
Cleaner and Greener – Ohio campuses could dramatically reduce energy use, save significant resources over the long term, and help invigorate a clean energy economy according to New Energy for Campuses: Energy Saving Policies for... read more
Posted December 20, 2006 in eNews
Good News on Election day – Nationwide, minimum wage measures saw victories and Ohio was no exception. Ohio citizens voted to give 719,000 Ohio workers a raise in 2007. This is a clear victory for... read more
Posted October 31, 2006 in eNews
Book Talk – Deceptive and divisive campaign ads have been scary, but author David Callahan believes that Americans have more in common and are far less divided than some politicians would have us believe. Join... read more
Posted October 20, 2006 in eNews
Ohio policy news is as variable as this week’s weather is predicted to be – sunny potential in energy, better economic policy, free tax preparation and a minimum wage boost; stormy progress on tax proposals... read more
Posted September 20, 2006 in eNews
The Recovery that Wasn’t – We are now nearly five years into a national economic recovery and some commentators have begun to talk about a potential downturn. For workers in Ohio, this is the recovery... read more
Posted July 20, 2006 in eNews
Making Ends Meet – How do Ohio families with young kids survive at the poverty level? Only by foregoing essentials, according to a study by Policy Matters and the Economic Policy Institute. It takes twice... read more