Headlines across the state are telling Ohioans they need to find a way a way to spend $404 million in savings from expanding Medicaid eligibility. But something doesn’t add up. If Ohio expands a program to include more people, how will there be savings?
“It’s a bit of a shell game going on,” Greg Lawson, a policy analyst at the Buckeye Institute, says.Read More →
It is contradictory for Ohio Gov. John Kasich to push for a federal balanced budget amendment and then take millions of federal dollars to expand Medicaid, two groups say.Read More →
Ohio has a reputation for having the worst municipal income tax system in the nation.
H.B. 5 is supposed to fix that – at least, that’s what co-sponsors Rep. Cheryl Grossman, R-Grove City, and Rep. Michael Henne, R-Clayton, say.
But not everyone is happy with the substitute bill approved by the House last week and the reforms might not be enough to really address the problem.Read More →
Late Wednesday a federal court ruled that Ohio cannot enforce a ban against non-Ohioans circulating petitions in the state.Read More →
The latest law imposing tougher requirements for third parties to get on the ballot in Ohio is either a necessary reform or an attempt to protect the Republican governor in his reelection bid. It all depends on who is doing the talking.Read More →