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Posted March 25, 2012 in Op-Eds
Recent opinion pieces published in The Plain Dealer have urged Clevelanders and state policymakers to support Mayor Frank Jackson’s school plan. U.S. cities struggle with education, and Cleveland is no exception — change is needed.
But... read more
Posted March 22, 2012 in Op-Eds
Kalitha Williams op-ed on EITC - Cbus-AAnewsjournal 02-12 read more
Posted February 13, 2012 in Op-Eds
It is a great thing when Ohio can point to a model law. The 40-year-old Consumer Sales Practices Act (CSPA), lauded for its broad and solid protections of Ohioans, is just that — one of... read more
Posted February 05, 2012 in Op-Eds
Ohio’s constitution requires “a thorough and efficient system of common schools throughout the state.” It’s time for state government leaders to acknowledge that mandate, and for taxpayers and employers to insist that they comply with... read more
Posted February 01, 2012 in Op-Eds
It’s tax season! While some of us dread looking through envelopes and shoe boxes to locate half-remembered receipts, there is a bright spot for many working families – the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The... read more
Posted December 01, 2011 in Op-Eds
Despite the demise of federal climate change legislation, cities across the nation continue efforts started under the 2009 federal stimulus act to revitalize their communities and make them sustainable. One of the most inspiring examples... read more
Posted November 19, 2011 in Op-Eds
Income inequality in America is growing. Between 1940 and 1979, U.S. income grew (in real dollars) by enough for every American to earn $28,749 more. The richest 10 percent got about a quarter (28 percent)... read more
Posted September 18, 2011 in Op-Eds
The past decade has been tough on Ohio. Wages for the typical worker dropped more here than in any other state. Our unemployment rate rose in August for the third straight month, to 9.1 percent.
As... read more