Budget & Taxes

U.S. House Dems unveil massive $3T pandemic relief bill; Trump says...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats unveiled an economic relief package of epic proportions Tuesday in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The sweeping legislation carries a whopping $3...

As Ohio reopens, top doc raises questions and public has concerns

Ohio and other states are easing coronavirus economic restrictions despite warnings from the nation’s top public health doctor and apparent reservations by the public...

Education bills seek to end EdChoice, academic distress commissions

A series of bills set to be considered by the Ohio House go after the EdChoice voucher program, look to end academic distress commissions,...

DeWine noncommittal on extra Medicaid money from feds

State leaders have already slashed half a billion dollars from the state budget, so billions in additional federal funding for Medicaid might sound good...

Can lessons from the Great Recession help states avoid budget disasters?

As they face massive budget shortfalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic, states are looking for federal money to help stave off the kind of...

Higher ed. problems preceded pandemic, more systemic, employees say

Budget cuts are touching every aspect of education, but those who work in higher education say while the pandemic did have a major impact,...

Universities get aid they can’t share with DACA students

WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities across the country are getting emergency federal aid for COVID-19, but some of the most vulnerable students won’t be...

Hundreds of millions in budget cuts to hit all areas of...

The education parts of the $775 million in budget cuts Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has announced will cover everything from line items at school...

Planned Medicaid cuts seem reasonable, says policy analyst

Cutting funding from Medicaid might not seem like the best idea in the midst of a global pandemic. But an analyst of state Medicaid...

Legislators seek delay in school forecasts as cuts to education announced

House Democrats want to give school districts temporary relief from planning their economic future while the state plans multi-million-dollar cuts to education. In a new...
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