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Posted May 12, 2015 in Selected Press
There is something garish about plaid suit jackets — a certain Nathan Detroit vibe, particularly if the pattern is on the loud side.
I have a few such jackets, which though more tasteful than the “Guys... read more
Posted May 04, 2015 in Selected Press
Policy Matters Ohio finds that the state's wealthiest taxpayers would see the biggest benefit from the House-passed tax plan
In what has becoming a recurring theme, state GOP leaders propose a tax plan, and an analysis... read more
Posted May 03, 2015 in Selected Press
Gov. Kasich must stand up to state lawmakers who would undermine Ohio’s Medicaid program
The House version of Ohio’s next budget includes one redeeming measure: It continues Gov. John Kasich’s highly successful Medicaid expansion, despite grumbling... read more
Posted April 29, 2015 in Selected Press
A Silicon Valley start-up wants to put workers on an even keel.
Heather Jacobs, a chain-spa masseuse in Simi Valley, Calif., never knows how much money is coming her way. When her spa charges $99 for... read more
Posted April 27, 2015 in Selected Press
A report from Policy Matters Ohio finds a proposal in the Ohio House could make it more difficult for low-income families to obtain and maintain health insurance coverage under Medicaid expansion. Photo credit: Alex E.... read more
Posted April 25, 2015 in Selected Press
April 25--Enrollment in Medicaid under Ohio's expanded eligibility requirements is growing much faster than expected, raising concerns about cost overruns that might impact taxpayers in the coming years when the state would be required to... read more
Posted April 07, 2015 in Selected Press
Ohio Gov. John Kasich likes to brag these days that he’s produced a $2 billion surplus. He especially likes to make this claim to his dear friends at Fox News where he knows it’s... read more
Posted March 30, 2015 in Selected Press
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The number of low-income working families has grown since the Great Recession, and their numbers are projected to increase -- especially among minority groups, according to a recent report.
There were 10.1 million... read more