Ohio Gov. Kasich wants steeper ‘green energy’ mandates

By   /  October 5, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio lawmakers looking to extend a freeze on state “green energy” mandates will have to find a way past Gov. John Kasich.

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Taxpayers fleeing Ohio, IRS report shows

By   /  September 30, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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During Gov. John Kasich’s first two years in office, state-to-state migration shrank Ohio’s economy by more than $2.2 billion.

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YMCA seeks exemption from Ohio sales tax

By   /  September 28, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments


Two Ohio legislators don’t think the YMCA should have to charge sales tax on its memberships.

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Are Ohio’s food stamp work requirements racist?

By   /  September 28, 2015  /  News, Ohio, State Government  /  No Comments

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Welfare spending advocates are up in arms over Ohio’s use of food stamp work requirement waivers, calling the waivers unfair and even racist.

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Ohio unemployment rate doesn’t tell real story

By   /  September 23, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Not everyone is thrilled with Ohio’s 4.7 percent August unemployment rate – and a look at the numbers that make up the rate explains why.

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Ohio economy falling behind right-to-work neighbor Michigan

By   /  September 23, 2015  /  Indiana, Labor, Michigan, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio’s ability to outperform Michigan’s long-term job growth has been a silver lining around a cloudy Ohio economic recovery for years. No longer. Since December, Ohio’s private-sector job growth rate is 0.2 percent, Indiana’s is 1.5 percent, and Michigan’s is 1.8 percent. Michigan and Indiana are both on track to create more jobs than Ohio does this year, despite having far fewer residents.

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