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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 22, 2017 in eNews
Keeping ‘em honest: Last December, Ohio passed a bill that created a special committee to review the state’s more than $9 billion worth of tax breaks. As our Zach Schiller pointed out Monday, committee nominations... 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 16, 2017 in Op-Eds
This month, the U.S. Senate could vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). The legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains tax breaks for corporate interests and the nation's wealthiest, while addicts,... read more
Posted July 14, 2017 in Op-Eds
Gov. John Kasich is right. The $45 billion for opioid treatment over 10 years that Sen. Rob Portman is reportedly considering as part of the Senate health care bill would amount to “spitting in the... read more