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Posted March 15, 2017 in Press Releases
Changes to Local Government Fund and state sales tax base hurt
In a new Budget Bite released today, Policy Matters calls for state legislators to pass a 2018-2019 budget that restores the Local Government Fund and... read more
Posted March 12, 2017 in Selected Press
By Laura A. Bischoff and Jim Otte - Columbus bureau
Columbus —State Sen. Louis Terhar, R-Cincinnati, pitches the new “Consumer Installment Loan Act” as a way to modernize Ohio’s banking and lending laws and give... read more
Posted March 12, 2017 in Op-Eds
Guest columnist Victoria W. Jackson is the state policy fellow for Policy Matters Ohio, a nonprofit policy research organization working to broaden the debate about economic policy in Ohio.
For the past 10 years, state policy... read more
Posted March 10, 2017 in Press Releases
Increased costs and changes to Medicaid put many Ohioans at risk
The House Republican proposal to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will, over time, force Ohio to eliminate the Medicaid expansion, causing hundreds... read more
Posted March 10, 2017 in eNews
Protect our care: With the health and economic security of so many Ohioans hanging in the balance, we took a look at how the House GOP plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act is particularly... read more
Posted March 08, 2017 in Press Releases
New Policy Matters Budget Bite calls for $180 million more a year
With the rising cost of college, Governor Kasich’s 2018-2019 budget calls for a tuition freeze on Ohio’s public universities. But according to a new... read more
Posted March 06, 2017 in Press Releases
Proposal strips local control and may reduce revenue for some
Governor John Kasich has proposed having the state take overcollectionof the municipal income tax on business profits. But the move raises a host of concerns, including... read more
Posted March 03, 2017 in Press Releases
One in six Ohioans live with food insecurity
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Today Policy Matters Ohio releases our latest “Budget Bite,” which examines funding for Ohio’s hunger relief programs in the proposed 2018-2019 executive budget. The... read more