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Posted March 17, 2018 in eNews
Manufacturing a High-Wage Ohio: This week, business owners, labor leaders, academics and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown came together to discuss ways to strengthen Ohio’s manufacturing sector. Policy Matters and the Century Foundation sponsored the event... read more
Posted March 15, 2018 in Press Releases
Public comments on Ohio’s proposal to impose work requirements on people who receive health care through Medicaid expansion close March 18. Today, Policy Matters Ohio Executive Director Amy Hanauer sent a letter to Ohio Department... read more
Posted March 13, 2018 in Press Releases
Columbus - Today Policy Matters workforce researcher Hannah Halbert joined House Assistant Democratic Whip Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati), Senate Assistant Democratic Whip Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati), State Sen. Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman), and Cleveland-area nursing home employee Chaundra... read more
Posted March 09, 2018 in Press Releases
As Vice President Mike Pence joins U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci in Cleveland to promote the Trump tax cuts, Policy Matters Ohio Executive Director Amy Hanauer issued the following statement:
“Powerful corporations are using the Trump tax... read more
Posted March 03, 2018 in eNews
Work requirements still don’t work: Ohio is asking the federal government for permission to impose work requirements on the 700,000 people who receive health insurance through Medicaid expansion. Wendy Patton testified twice against the proposal.... read more
Posted March 01, 2018 in Press Releases
Today Policy Matters Ohio joined activists, advocates and health care providers to oppose a new and dangerous barrier to health care in the state.
With encouragement from the Trump Administration, the state is applying... read more
Posted February 27, 2018 in Press Releases
The new federal tax law gives wealthy Americans who send their kids to private school a tax cut. Meanwhile, the Trump Administration and congressional Republicans propose cutting funding for public education. Today, as Ohio lawmakers... read more
Posted February 23, 2018 in Press Releases
Ohio gives out more than $9 billion a year in tax breaks. Many of these are unnecessary, outdated or unproductive. As the legislature’s new Tax Expenditure Review Committee prepares to review them all, Policy Matters... read more