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Posted March 16, 2015 in Selected Press
As FirstEnergy awaits a decision on its proposed electric security plan after a similar proposal from American Electric Power (AEP) was rejected by regulators last month, broader themes about Ohio’s energy future are emerging in... read more
Posted February 03, 2015 in Selected Press
Ohio Governor John Kasich’s plan to increase the severance tax is getting some support from an unlikely source
Ohio Public Radio's Andy Chow reports.
"They understand the business community—they understand the value of the product and they... read more
Posted January 29, 2015 in Selected Press
The oil and gas industry's top trade group hopes the recent downturn in prices and activity spurs Ohio Gov. John Kasich to lessen his severance tax proposal.
Kasich is expected to unveil his budget plan next... read more
Posted January 24, 2015 in Selected Press
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's push to provide seven days of paid sick leave to all U.S. workers would affect about 2.2 million Ohioans who don't currently have that benefit.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's push... read more
Posted January 22, 2015 in Selected Press
Ohio’s minimum wage increased on Jan. 1 by 15 cents for non-tipped employees and seven cents for tipped employees.
Ohio workers will now make $8.10 an hour for non-tipped employees and $4.05 an hour, plus tips,... read more
Posted January 14, 2015 in Selected Press
Ohio ranks 18th among states where low- and middle-income taxpayers pay larger share of their income in state and local taxes than the state’s most affluent residents, according to a study released Wednesday by Policy... read more
Posted January 12, 2015 in Selected Press
As the relative standard of a livable wage sparks discussion and legislative shifts across the country, pay for minimum wage employees in Ohio was boosted 15 cents on Jan. 1, to $8.10 an hour.
Though that’s... read more
Posted December 30, 2014 in Selected Press
Raising the severance tax on oil and gas drillers has been a major issue in Ohio.
Just when it seemed like policymakers were poised to take a big step towards a change -- other issues got... read more