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Posted July 24, 2017 in Press Releases
New Policy Matters report analyzes strong case for lawmaker’s fix
The fate of more than $200 million a year in funding for Ohio’s transit agencies and county governments is now in the hands of the Ohio... read more
Posted July 21, 2017 in Press Releases
The Trump tax plan reduces federal revenues by $4.8 trillion over 10 years and overwhelmingly benefits the wealthiest Americans and large corporations, according to a new report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy... read more
Posted July 20, 2017 in Press Releases
Increasing Ohio’s minimum wage from $8.15 to $15 an hour by 2025 would give 1.8 million Ohio workers a raise. This would boost the economy and help low-wage workers make up lost ground, according to... read more
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