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News & Notes June 23, 2014

News: Tilt of the Governor, Akron Beacon Journal  Notes: The Governor signed another tax cut last week costing the state over $400...

Governor Signs Budget Bill: 50% for the 5%

Ohio Continues a trend – Cut taxes for the wealthy and not investing enough in our communities. Tax cuts just don’t work. The tax changes...

Last Minute Tax Cuts Pass

A QUICK SUMMARY OF THE TAX CUTS: Pass Through Entity Tax Cut: Ohio has no corporate income tax, but some business owners – such as...

News & Notes June 2, 2014

News: More Millions, Akron Beacon Journal Notes: A summary of continuing a failed tax cut strategy. Simply put, tax cuts just haven’t...

Cuts Hurt Ohio Updated

Great public services strengthen our communities, and we need the revenues to pay for them. One Ohio Now in collaboration with Policy...

News & Notes May 23, 2014

News: Expert: Doubling Ohio’s EITC a good move but its still not enough, Public News Service Notes: The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)...

News & Notes May 22, 2014

News: Ohio Senate Approves bill to expand business, income tax cuts, Plain Dealer Notes: This bill will now go to the House for an up or...

Severance tax moves to House Floor

Simply put, the committee referred a bill with a low rate (2.5% reduced further by tax credits) and a small amount of money for a handful...

It’s Fracked

Fracking has impacted communities in Eastern and Southern Ohio. Drilling companies come in, take the oil and gas from underneath our...

News & Notes May 8, 2014

News: Raise taxes or cut services in Chagrin Falls, Plain Dealer Notes: Often, the Ohio budget looks like a collection of random letters...

News & Notes May 7, 2014

News: Drivers will pay toll to cross the Ohio river under new bill, Dayton Daily News Notes: We need a new bridge connecting Ohio to...

News & Notes April 23, 2014

News: Cuts Coming To Mansfield City Schools, NorthcentralOhio.com Notes: Mansfield schools will likely cut 148 positions as a result of...

What is a Mil anyways?

Property taxes are a very direct form of democracy in Ohio – asking Ohioans to fund a specific project like our schools, parks,...

News & Notes April 2, 2014

TAKE ACTION TODAY, AND WRITE YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE! Notes: Local Government officials testified on Tuesday asking the state...

Tax Cuts Questioned

Newspapers across Ohio question the tax cut goals.  The Columbus Dispatch wrote that only .4% of Ohioans pay over 5% and people left Ohio...

News & Notes March 21, 2014

News: How Ohio fails community college students, Akron Beacon Journal  Notes: The Governor’s top priority continues to focus on the...

News & Notes March 20, 2014

News: Expanded Medicaid won’t save Ohio promised $400 million, Columbus Dispatch Notes: Fiscal responsibility requires legislators to be...

News & Notes March 19, 2014

News: Tax cut defines Kasich’s budget review, but other ideas matter more, Cleveland Plain Dealer: Notes: The Editorial Board highlights...

News & Notes March 14, 2014

News: Governor calls for $53.5 million in new prison spending as inmate population grows, Plain Dealer Notes: The MBR will invest new...

Major Changes Proposed to Ohio’s Budget

The Mid-Biennium Review (MBR) contains three tax cut proposals. The first tax cut targeted at low income people is an expansion of the...