Budget & Taxes

Pandemic could have major impact on census data

There was a Ferris wheel destined for Athens, Ohio.  When Mayor Steve Patterson was thinking of ideas to help boost participation in the 2020 census,...

Ohio senators plead for federal help as pandemic threatens to gut...

WASHINGTON — Ohio’s senators are joining forces around a hotly contested issue on Capitol Hill: federal aid for ailing state and local governments. As a...

Double-digit cuts a sure thing for Ohio cities, mayors say, full...

Mayors of many cities in Ohio agree that the steps taken to stem the spread of coronavirus were necessary, but the impacts of the...

Dem lawmaker introduces tax amnesty bill for businesses, taxpayers

The impact of coronavirus-related economic losses will not fully be realized until much later, according to state officials, but one lawmaker said he’s trying...

Ohio Supreme Court to review ECOT appeal

The Ohio Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to take up the case of a former online charter school that is fighting the Ohio State Board...

Controlling Board approves nearly $250M in funding for Ohio ventilators, summer...

The state of Ohio’s Controlling Board approved the distribution of millions of dollars in federal funding Monday to purchase medical masks and help schools...

Ohio legislature addresses economy, health care workforce, and taxes in coronavirus...

In the hundreds of pages of the Ohio legislature’s omnibus bill to address coronavirus, state representatives and senators attempted to address many of the...

EdChoice among legislation up in the air as Statehouse work paused

The April 1 deadline looms for the Ohio legislature to decide on a plan for the state’s private school voucher program. The telework policies...

Ballot issues on hold amid election day confusion

As the pause in the election continues, cities and school districts are left hanging on whether the funding they have asked for from voters...

Lawmakers debate paid sick leave as COVID-19 closes businesses, schools

State and federal legislators are criticizing the lack of action on paid leave policy as the COVID-19 pandemic causes the closure of schools, sporting...
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