Budget & Taxes

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...

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...
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