Budget & Taxes

Senate left waiting as transfer of House EdChoice overhaul delayed

Senate legislators plan not to concur with the House version of a bill that would overhaul EdChoice in favor of an income-based scholarship program. After...

Musician sings of struggles as lawmakers highlight bills that would help...

The story sung by Paisha Thomas inside the Ohio Statehouse atrium tells of a hard-working mother. She has three kids, and is stuck picking...

Senate begrudgingly agrees to House’s EdChoice delay

After nearly a full week of debate and back and forth, the Ohio Senate decided to agree to a 60-day delay for the private...

House pushes back EdChoice application date, sends amendment back to Senate

It was the Ohio House of Representatives' turn to work late into the night on a proposal to rework the state's private school voucher...

Ohio House eyes tax cut for manufacturing industry

State House lawmakers are considering a tax cut aimed at the manufacturing industry. Like most states, Ohio does not impose a sales tax on industrial...

Senate GOP seeks to anchor down historic low income tax rates

Senate Republicans are pushing a constitutional change to make it significantly harder to raise income tax rates, which are at their lowest points since...

DeWine’s leadership role with key Appalachian group welcome news around Ohio

Just how important is the Appalachian Regional Commission? There’s an old line that Andy Kuhn believes sums it all up: “A toilet doesn't flush in...

Teachers union funds books for Ohio schools, urges State to do...

What would you do with your piece of a $50,000 grant to help bring back Ohio’s school libraries? Teachers in a Parma school hope to...

Ohio policy areas to watch in 2020

Ohio legislators proposed more than 700 bills in 2019, with fewer than two-dozen being signed into law. That means the state senators and representatives have...

Hyperloop-backed study predicts major benefits to Midwest, but skeptics have their...

A new Hyperloop system connecting Chicago, Cleveland and Pittsburgh would require an enormous investment, but would also have an equally large economic impact on...
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