News & Notes July 29, 2013
Today’s Top Budget-Related News…
Note: State investment in infrastructure will create jobs and lead to stronger communities. However, the infrastructure in Ohio needs a 21st century plan for revenue and development. While this investment is good for Cleveland, we want to ask what is the vision for infrastructure development over the long-term in Ohio….
Note: Local programs that are administered through non-profit organizations like the YWCA or YMCA often receive a mix of local, state and federal revenue. Budgets impact real people.
Note: Tecumseh has not passed a levy since 1995. It is already hard enough to pass local levies, and the Ohio budget is making it harder.
Note: The property tax rollback further shifts the responsibility of paying for great public services onto regressive tax structures at the local level.
Note: Are the wealthiest corporations paying their fair share to support great public services that lead to stronger communities?