Last week, just before converting to a four-day home delivery regime, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reduced its newsroom staff by “about one-third,” telling “about 45 reporters, photographers, designers, editors and clerks … that they no longer had jobs.”Read More →
Ohio’s government is spending money as if it believes happy days are here to stay.Read More →
The effort to keep “Common Core” out of Ohio’s schools hasn’t suddenly appeared.Read More →
Spending in Ohio is surging … again.
Direct spending in the Buckeye State grew, per capita, by 41.7 percent during the 10 fiscal years that ended in mid-2011, the Washington-based Tax Foundation, a non-partisan tax research group, showed.
Ohio Governor John Kasich seems oblivious to the damage his political stubbornness is inflicting.Read More →
By Tom Blumer | for Ohio Watchdog
Three proposed tax increases in Ohio communities are so large that they make one wonder if the Buckeye State should revive an old state slogan — “The Heart of It All” — and change it to “The Heart of Taxation.”
One of the increases came to my attention in a phone call. A [...]