Budget Bites: quick takes on the 2018-2019 state budget

Digestible budget analysis and recommendations for reporters, policymakers and activists

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Manufacturing investments needed

Federal budget should make good on manufacturing promises

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An investment budget for a better Ohio

The state is missing opportunities to invest in foundational programs for thriving communities

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Kasich budget underfunds education

Some schools lose substantially

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Policy Matters creates a more vibrant, equitable, sustainable and inclusive Ohio through research, strategic communications, coalition building and policy advocacy.

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Policy Matters Ohio, A nonprofit policy research institute that creates a more vibrant, equitable and inclusive Ohio through research, strategic communications, coalition building and policy advocacy.

714K

Ohioans with ongoing access to healthcare due to retention of Medicaid expansion.

277K

of Ohio’s lowest-wage workers get a raise each year because the minimum wage increases with inflation.

+$1.5B

spending on Ohio public schools.

>400K

working families will continue receiving Federal Earned Income Tax Credits.

714K

Ohioans with ongoing access to healthcare due to retention of Medicaid expansion.

+$1.5B

spending on Ohio public schools.

>400K

working families will continue receiving Federal Earned Income Tax Credits.

277K

of Ohio’s lowest-wage workers get a raise each year because the minimum wage increases with inflation.

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