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Posted March 17, 2015 in eNews
In this e-news: A fracking conference; Ohio regains lost jobs; state budget in the crosshairs; Hanauer at the film fest
#WhatTheShale – This Thursday’s one-day conference on shale drilling will help communities cope with development and... read more
Posted February 26, 2015 in eNews
In this e-news: A fierce debate over the Kasich budget; tax plan favors the wealthiest Ohioans; Medicaid proposal would do more harm than good
Fierce debates – Watch our Executive Director Amy Hanauer spar with the... read more
Posted February 11, 2015 in eNews
Policy Matters Ohio executive director challenged the governor's proposal on WCPN's "The Sound of Ideas." Listen here.
Posted February 03, 2015 in eNews
In this e-news: Hard times at city halls; a community benefit policy takes shape; Ohio’s tax and spending policies have left the state falling behind.
Hard times at city halls – A double whammy of lagging... read more
Posted December 12, 2014 in eNews
In this e-news: Ohio’s unemployment compensation system is in peril; job gains in October were meager; Ohio municipal income tax bill is bad for cities.
An ailing system – Ohio has failed to adequately fund the... read more
Posted November 03, 2014 in eNews
In this e-news: Home weatherization funding urgently needed; new research shows Medicaid expansion is working; job growth in Ohio continues to trail the nation; and a new report shows income taxes don’t drive income out... read more
Posted October 06, 2014 in eNews
n this eNews: New Census data show median earnings up, uninsured numbers down for the state; already slow job growth hit a standstill in September; new deal grants big subsidy to Amazon offshoot, but doesn’t... read more
Posted September 15, 2014 in eNews
In this eNews: Ohio workers more productive, earning less; design flaws mean that boost in in Ohio EITC credit won’t reach those that need it most; unemployment compensation debt predates the recession; Policy Matters in... read more