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Posted August 19, 2017 in eNews
Slash and burn budget: Like many of you, we watched the events in Charlottesville in horror last weekend. We continued to be horrified as President Trump defended white supremacists. That’s why we are more determined... read more
Posted August 05, 2017 in eNews
Policy Matters Executive Director Amy Hanauer discusses smart trade policy at a hearing on NAFTA
Drowning in debt: More than 687,000 Ohioans owe a combined $19 billion in federal student loan debt. Many struggle to make... read more
Posted July 22, 2017 in eNews
Keeping ‘em honest: Last December, Ohio passed a bill that created a special committee to review the state’s more than $9 billion worth of tax breaks. As our Zach Schiller pointed out Monday, committee nominations... read more
Posted July 08, 2017 in eNews
Veto victories: Governor Kasich protected Medicaid expansion with a crucial veto of the legislature’s attempt to undermine it. Then the legislature protected counties and transit agencies from even more cuts, with a crucial override of... read more
Posted June 24, 2017 in eNews
We’re standing up to attacks on programs that help everyday Ohioans live healthy and productive lives.
Zach Schiller introduces CBPP president Bob Greenstein at the City Club
Don’t cap our care: The American Health Care Act strips... read more
Posted June 03, 2017 in eNews
Following the money: Our research shows a tax break for “pass-through” corporations costs Ohio $1 billion a year. Meanwhile, state policymakers keep warning us that revenues are below projections and the 2018-2019 budget will be... read more
Posted May 20, 2017 in eNews
Healthy opposition: The bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act is especially harmful to women and mothers. In honor of Mother’s Day, our Wendy Patton joined allies Innovation Ohio, Progress Ohio, Planned Parenthood Advocates of... read more
Posted May 06, 2017 in eNews
Protecting our care: As the thoroughbreds gallop to the finish today, we’re racing to fight back against threats to Ohio’s health. On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that puts health care... read more