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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
Posted August 25, 2014 in eNews
In this eNews: Tax shift a windfall for the rich, others pay more; changes to safety net could push more families into poverty; July job losses wiped out months of gains; Ohio refused work requirement... read more
Posted July 21, 2014 in eNews
In this eNews: Friday Forum at the City Club is this week; stable unemployment, but Ohio still far short of lost jobs; LeBron James back in town and in the news with Policy Matters; and... read more
Posted July 10, 2014 in eNews
Let's create an Ohio economy that works...for all of us.
Policy Matters Ohio director Amy Hanauer to deliver the Friday Forum this July 25th at the City Club of Cleveland.
Join us. Register now.
Friday, July 25th
The City... read more
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