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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
Posted May 20, 2006 in eNews
Good for Business? – Twenty states have raised their minimum wages above the federal, as a grassroots coalition hopes to do through a ballot initiative here later this year. The state action isn’t surprising: the... read more
Posted March 20, 2006 in eNews
We’re settling in –Our Cleveland office has a new address and phone numbers:3631 Perkins Avenue Suite 4C-EastCleveland, Ohio 44114(216) 361-9801 voice (216) 361-9810 fax
Who needs a raise? – For 68 years the minimum wage has... read more
Posted February 20, 2006 in eNews
On the Move –On February 20 and 21, Policy Matters Ohio will be moving our Cleveland offices to a new address:3631 Perkins Avenue Suite 4C-EastCleveland, Ohio 44114
Note that we will have new phone numbers:(216) 361-9801... read more
Posted January 20, 2006 in eNews
A Proposal to Protect Jobless Older Ohioans – Ohio now is the only one of the 50 states that reduces unemployment benefits by 100 percent of Social Security payments received by jobless workers. Thus, many... read more