What will Obamacare expansion cost Ohio taxpayers?

By   /  February 24, 2015  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio taxpayers should brace for sticker shock from Gov. John Kasich’s Obamacare Medicaid expansion by 2017 at the latest.

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Two Ohio bills would create new dependency class, experts say

By   /  February 23, 2015  /  News, Ohio, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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A proposed texting, distracted driving ban isn’t the only bill that would use fine money to pay for something low-income families can’t afford. A Senate bill requiring all kids to wear bike helmets follows the same path in creating a dependency class.

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Two-thirds of Ohio’s Obamacare enrollees are on Medicaid

By   /  February 23, 2015  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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More than two-thirds of the Ohioans insured under Obamacare are covered by the law’s optional Medicaid expansion.

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Labor unions fund 22 of 23 Ohio Senate Republicans

By   /  February 19, 2015  /  Labor, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Sen. Kris Jordan is the only Republican member of the Ohio Senate who didn’t take donations from labor unions in 2014.

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Ohio texting, distracted driving ban seriously flawed, expert says

By   /  February 18, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

FLAWED: Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, says Ohio's proposed distracted driving law which would ban texting while driving is "overly broad" and "overly vague."

As part of the new “Drive Toward a Safer Ohio,” the state wants to prohibit distracted driving, but the actual language included in the transportation bill is seriously flawed, Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, says.

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Ohio workforce shrinks as Obamacare puts more on Medicaid

By   /  February 18, 2015  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio’s labor force shrank last year while Gov. John Kasich’s Obamacare expansion put nearly half a million Ohioans on Medicaid.

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