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Posted August 28, 2002 in Press Releases
By Michael Collins
WASHINGTON Ohio's prison budget ballooned dramatically over the past two decades and grew five times faster than state higher education spending, a new study concludes.
Meanwhile, there are more African-American men in prison... read more
Posted July 09, 2002 in Press Releases
A nonpartisan research group yesterday questioned $1.4 million in state tax credits for a huge Kroger warehouse being built near Delaware as well as $10 million in incentives given to three new Wal-Mart facilities... read more
Posted June 04, 2002 in Press Releases
The Akron Beacon Journal
By Keith McKnight, Katie Byard and David Knox
A dose of prosperity, plus a marked increase in the number of homes in which both parents joined the work force, drove up the median... read more
Posted April 28, 2002 in Press Releases
Investment income, manufacturing decline cause divide among Ohioansby Christopher Montgomery
Dayton Daily News
DAYTON | The growth rate of Ohio's income gap read more
Posted April 24, 2002 in Press Releases
Bill goes from $200M to $609M in 10 years by Laura A. Bischoff
Dayton Daily News
COLUMBUS | State government spending onconsultants has skyrocketed during the past 10years with inadequate oversight to make sureOhio is getting what... read more
Posted March 12, 2002 in Press Releases
The Hannah Report
A state-by-state unemployment insurance report card released Tuesday gives Ohio's system a failing grade.
Failing the Unemployed, produced nationally by the Economic Policy Institute, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the National Employment Law... read more
Posted February 13, 2002 in Press Releases
by Mark Walsh
When the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the topic of Cleveland'sschool vouchers next week in a case destined for landmarkstatus, the central issue will be the constitutionality of includingreligious schools in a... read more
Posted February 10, 2002 in Press Releases
New York Times
by Jacques Steinberg
CLEVELAND read more