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Posted July 19, 2017 in Press Releases
Congressional Republicans’ 2018 budget, released yesterday, would strip trillions of dollars from middle class and working families in favor of tax giveaways to the very wealthy and profitable corporations. The budget also creates a special... read more
Posted July 17, 2017 in Press Releases
Committee is to evaluate exemptions, but hasn’t been named
Last December, the Ohio General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a bill that for the first time set up a permanent process to review the $9 billion-plus... read more
Posted July 06, 2017 in Press Releases
Policy Matters Ohio also lauds House for overriding veto on funds for counties, transit agencies
The Ohio House of Representatives today overrode 11 of Governor John Kasich’s vetoes to the recently approved state budget bill, but... read more
Posted July 01, 2017 in Press Releases
Governor Kasich did the right thing in vetoing the freeze of enrollment in the Medicaid expansion. Ohio‘s successful expansion of Medicaid means most Ohioans – 94 percent of us - now have health coverage. Protection... read more
Posted June 30, 2017 in Press Releases
Policy Matters weighs in on state budget sent to Governor Kasich
The budget bill the General Assembly sent to the Governor would reduce health care coverage with harsh new restrictions on Medicaid expansion eligibility and a... read more
Posted June 29, 2017 in Press Releases
The Ohio legislature voted yesterday to set aside a controversial provision in the Bureau of Workers Compensation budget bill (HB27) that would have put undocumented workers and those who work with them at risk.
Last month,... read more
Posted June 27, 2017 in Press Releases
Ohio’s House and Senate have each passed budget bills that would narrow eligibility and freeze Medicaid expansion, mirroring federal bills that also reduce health coverage, according to a new report from Policy Matters Ohio.
“The American... read more
Posted June 26, 2017 in Press Releases
Tim Keen, Ohio’s budget director, predicts that Ohio will underperform the country over the next two years in all major measures that “summarize the broad economy or are key drivers for the revenue estimates for... read more