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Posted May 10, 2018 in Press Releases
Policy Matters analysis exposes misinterpretations, contradictions
Earlier this year, the Trump Administration announced it would encourage states to seek waivers for Medicaid demonstration projects that would make it more difficult for millions of Americans to... read more
Posted May 09, 2018 in Press Releases
Statehouse committee should curtail tax break mission creep
Policy Matters Ohio testified before the Tax Expenditure Review Committee today, arguing for more rigorous review of tax breaks that sap more than $9 billion each year from... read more
Posted May 04, 2018 in Press Releases
President Donald Trump returns to Cleveland Saturday to tout his tax law. Policy Matters Ohio’s Executive Director Amy Hanauer issued the following statement about the tax plan:
“The Trump tax plan showers rewards on the wealthiest... read more
Posted May 01, 2018 in Press Releases
Last year, six of Ohio’s 10 most common jobs paid so little that a typical worker would need food assistance to feed a family of three — generally less than $26,000 a year. From the... read more
Posted April 27, 2018 in eNews
Democratic gubernatorial candidates signal their unanimous support for clean energy and green jobs.
Framing the debate: Democratic gubernatorial candidates had one last chance to make their case to Northeast Ohio last week. Joe Schiavoni, Richard Cordray,... read more
Posted April 24, 2018 in Press Releases
Contact: Amy Hanauer, 216.361.9801Keary McCarthy, 614-425-9163
COLUMBUS – To address job security, economic anxiety, and stagnant wages, Ohio’s two premier progressive think tanks teamed up to offer a winning agenda for Ohio’s working families during this... read more
Posted April 22, 2018 in Op-Eds
Now that they have passed funding to get through the rest of 2018, President Trump and his allies in Congress will begin sharpening their knives to slash federal programs that keep our kids healthy and... read more
Posted April 19, 2018 in Press Releases
In an effort to pay for lavish tax cuts for the wealthy under the Trump Tax law, the House Agriculture Committee passed Chairman Rep. Mike Conaway’s (R-Texas) Farm Bill, which threatens over 1.4 million Ohioans... read more