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Posted July 09, 2014 in eNews
Big tax breaks to the wealthy in MBR, with little job growth; unemployment rate falls as workers leave the labor force; the Supreme Court gives predatory payday lenders a pass on triple digit interest rates;... read more
Posted July 08, 2014 in eNews
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Posted June 05, 2014 in eNews
In this eNews: Some good in HB 483, but flawed cuts divert millions from crucial services to Ohio’s hightest earners and the expanded EITC won’t reach those who need it most; Policy Matters explores the... read more
Posted May 23, 2014 in eNews
Ohio CASH webinar
“Discrediting Employment Credit Checks,” Tuesday, June 10, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 pm, will describe how credit checks discriminate against qualified workers and exclude them from the job market. Presenters will be... read more
Posted May 21, 2014 in eNews
In this eNews: The childcare “cliff” leaves vulnerable families without help, before they can make it alone; the foreclosure crisis continues to threaten Ohio families and create blight; a new resolution could fund crucial elder... read more
Posted May 01, 2014 in eNews
n this eNews: How an income-tax repeal would affect Ohioans; lackluster job growth in March; a shout-out from Cincinnati CityBeat; and staffing changes at Policy Matters.
Bad Deal – Gov. John Kasich has made clear his... read more
Posted April 14, 2014 in eNews
In this eNews: What’s happened with Gov. John Kasich’s tax proposals in the Ohio House; fracking’s impact in Carroll County, Ohio, part of a three-state shale research effort; why shifting registration for unemployment compensation online... read more
Posted March 19, 2014 in eNews
In this eNews: Ohio slashes aid for post-secondary education; Policy Matters joins other states in calling for regional approach to frack tax; new Kasich tax proposal would mean cuts for wealthiest, higher taxes for low... read more