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Posted October 20, 2008 in eNews
Tricky economy – Since our founding eight years ago, Policy Matters has warned about an economy that doled out treats to the wealthiest while leaving low- and middle-income workers out in the cold. We noted... read more
Posted October 16, 2008 in Press Releases
Policy group's small survey finds no fans of short-term creditBy Jim Siegel
A Cleveland research group says that Ohioans who try to help people drowning in debt generally see payday loans as part of the... read more
Posted October 15, 2008 in Press Releases
Dayton Daily News
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Posted October 06, 2008 in Press Releases
By Mary Kuhlman and Chris Thomas
Public News Service
Cleveland, OH - As Ohio deals with a budget shortfall of nearly $2 billion, state agencies continue to cut back on services and projects to try to make... read more
Posted October 01, 2008 in Press Releases
Can the next president really make government more responsive to the concerns and needs of American women? Who speaks for us? Can there be a “Women’s Agenda” that advances women’s rights?
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Posted September 20, 2008 in eNews
Video, audio, and just plain print – See, hear and read about what we’ve been up to, from our director on TV discussing the economy, to our researchers in papers from Akron to Cleveland to... read more
Posted September 05, 2008 in Press Releases
Waning jobless fund could raise business taxes
Business Courier of Cincinnati
Ohio’s dwindling unemployment benefits fund took another turn for the worse this month when a state consultant increased his deficit estimates. The latest numbers, based on... read more
Posted July 20, 2008 in Press Releases
The Ohio unemployment compensation fund faces financial trouble. The Statehouse must step up soon to make the necessary repair.
Akron Beacon Journal
On Friday morning, word arrived that the state's unemployment rate climbed to 6.6 percent in... read more