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Posted June 13, 2017 in Press Releases
President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal present’s states with a Sophie’s choice: either carry much of the cost of the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program’s (SNAP, previously known as Food Stamps) or make cuts. Trump’s... read more
Posted June 13, 2017 in Selected Press
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Ohio Sen. Cecil Thomas, a Democrat, lives in North Avondale.
It’s not news that Ohio is in the midst of a budget crisis. Gov. John Kasich is predicting a recession, the opioid epidemic... read more
Posted June 12, 2017 in Press Releases
The Ohio Senate majority left major issues unsettled in its two-year state budget released today. Most importantly, it left intact a basic structure that underinvests in Ohio’s people and its communities. Key issues, such as... read more
Posted June 10, 2017 in Op-Eds
By Wendy Patton
As jobs keep getting harder to come by in Jefferson County, more and more residents are finding work in hospitals, nursing homes, doctor’s offices and directly in the homes of patients who need... read more
Posted June 08, 2017 in Press Releases
Earlier this week, the Office of Budget and Management reported that Ohio collected $67 million below projections in May. Eleven months into the fiscal year, the state’s total general-revenue fund tax collections are $840 million... read more
Posted June 07, 2017 in Press Releases
The health bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last month would effectively end Medicaid expansion by shifting costs to the 32 states that adopted the program, including Ohio. A new report from the... read more
Posted June 06, 2017 in Press Releases
Policy Matters Ohio told the Senate Finance Committee today that the state needs more resources for education, health care and communities instead of the underinvestment in the two-year state budget approved by the House of... read more
Posted June 05, 2017 in Press Releases
As Ohio public schools struggle to recover from the Great Recession, state lawmakers have steadily diverted resources to private schools by expanding voucher programs. While loosening eligibility requirements, Ohio has increased funding for voucher programs... read more