• Nick Bates

News & Notes July 26, 2013

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Today’s Top Budget Related News…

A route to Improvement, Columbus Dispatch

Tentative Road Spending Approved, Toledo Blade

Note: Public investments in infrastructure are needed to move business throughout Ohio. This investment will improve the flow of traffic and create jobs. However, the question remains what will be our long-term infrastructure strategy in Ohio so that we can invest in a 21st century transportation system. 

State Budget could Raise the Cost of Deer Park Levy, Cincinnati Enquirer

Note: The property tax rollback was first introduced into the budget about one week before the budget was passed. This elimination further shifts the responsibility for paying for public services onto the local level.  We will likely see further inequality arise in social services, libraries, education, and access to public safety as a result. 

Have a Great Weekend Everyone! 

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