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Posted February 28, 2017 in Press Releases
Senate Bill 24 loosens regulations on installments loans and increases fees
Backed by a large international bank, legislation is moving through the Ohio Senate that would dramatically reduce regulation of installment loans - the newest... read more
Posted February 27, 2017 in eNews
Budget Bites: Last week we launched Budget Bites to feed your appetite for smart policy. These short pieces compare Governor Kasich’s proposed 2018-2019 budget to what Ohio actually needs to thrive. Our first piece finds... read more
Posted February 22, 2017 in Press Releases
Kansas legislators have a lesson: Deduction for business income is a loser
The Ohio General Assembly should take a lesson from Kansas legislators: It’s time to scrap a big tax break for business income that... read more
Posted February 21, 2017 in Press Releases
Ohio underfunds public transit and now faces a looming revenue cliff
Governor John Kasich fails to address two major problems for Ohio’s public transit agencies in his 2018-2019 budget: he doesn’t correct Ohio’s long-term underfunding of... read more
Posted February 20, 2017 in Op-Eds
Thanks to Medicaid expansion, many Ohio families became healthier and better off financially over the past six years. If Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and restructures Medicaid, this progress could abruptly halt. In... read more
Posted February 16, 2017 in Press Releases
Vetting needed, but new nominee appears friendlier to workers
After the failed nomination of Andrew Puzder for Secretary of Labor, the Trump administration put forward Alexander Acosta, dean of the Florida International University College of Law... read more
Posted February 15, 2017 in Press Releases
Today, a group of local worker and community advocates held a press conference voicing opposition to President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, Andrew Puzder. Policy Matters Ohio researcher Hannah Halbert delivered a statement at the... read more
Posted February 14, 2017 in eNews
Stop the shift: The first thing we noticed about the governor's budget is that it calls for big cuts to the income tax while increasing the sales tax. With some tiny exceptions, the budget underinvests... read more