News & Notes, October 15, 2013
News: Grants open preschool to more students, Youngstown Vindicator Notes: Through new resources in the Ohio budget, many local communities are able to expand preschool offerings to low income students. Attending preschool allows children to be ready to learn when they enter kindergarten. We need to continue to expand these efforts so that every kid will have access to great preschool opportunities.
News: Alliance Asks for Income Tax Hike, Canton Repository News: local communities have been forced to reduce staff, cut services, and seek new revenue as a result of state budget cuts and the elimination of the estate tax. Ohio needs to reverse the trend of shifting the financial responsibility onto local communities and away from the state.