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Posted February 21, 2018 in Press Releases
Earlier this month, the Ohio Department of Medicaid announced plans to ask the federal government for permission to impose work requirements on Medicaid expansion patients. At the first public comment hearing in Cincinnati, Policy Matters... read more
Posted February 19, 2018 in Press Releases
The new federal tax law gives wealthy Americans who send their kids to private school a tax cut. Meanwhile, the Trump Administration and congressional Republicans propose cutting funding for public education. A new brief released... read more
Posted February 17, 2018 in eNews
Fighting for Ohio’s working people: With threats to workers looming at both the state and national levels, Policy Matters went on the offensive this week and released “A new way forward: 10 ways to support... read more
Posted February 16, 2018 in Press Releases
This week, Rob Moore joined Policy Matters Ohio as a researcher.
Moore will focus his work on state budget analysis and human service policy. Previously, he worked at the Ohio Legislative Services Commission where he evaluated... read more
Posted February 14, 2018 in Press Releases
Company hasn’t been collecting sales tax, as it should
The Ohio Department of Taxation has told Uber, the ride-hailing company, that it must pay up. Uber is responsible under Ohio law for collecting state and local... read more
Posted February 13, 2018 in Press Releases
Later this month, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Janus v. AFSCME, which threatens the ability of unions to collect fair share fees. Ohio legislators also recently unveiled a slate of proposals designed to give... read more
Posted February 12, 2018 in Press Releases
Columbus -- Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13, Policy Matters Ohio will release their report “A new way forward: 10 ways to support Ohio’s working people,” which calls for state policies that create security, stability and prosperity... read more
Posted February 06, 2018 in Press Releases
The vast majority of Medicaid enrollees are working, looking for work, caring for an ill family member, or are ill, injured or disabled themselves. Yet the Ohio Department of Medicaid is preparing to ask the... read more