Ohio’s State Budget: Issues for Local Government and Regionalism


We’ll consider more on the pros and cons of “regionalization” (or consolidation of government) as potential cost savings measure for Ohio. Also, we’ll discuss the “toolkit” local governments have been given to manage these budget cuts.


  • Larry Long (Executive Director, County Commissioners Association of Ohio)
  • Matt DeTemple (Executive Director, Ohio Townships Association)
  • Randy Cole (Controlling Board President/Policy Advisor, Office of Budget and Management)

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