WOSU News Archives For: February 4, 2013

Kasich’s Budget: Lower Taxes For Some, Higher Taxes For Others

Gov. John Kasich's two-year state budget totals $63.1 million.
February 4, 2013

Gov. John Kasich proposed a sweeping budget Monday that reduces state income and small business taxes through increases in other areas, boosts school funding and expands Medicaid services with help from the federal government.

Governor John Kasich Backs Federal Medicaid Expansion

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Gov. John Kasich proposes expanding Medicaid eligibility in his two-year state budget.
4, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich announced Monday he will push for expanding Medicaid under the federal health care law, a move that would give many more poor people access to government care.

Ohio Supreme Court Certifies More Interpreters

The Ohio Supreme Court certifies interpreters for the state's municipal and common pleas courts
February 4, 2013

The Ohio Supreme Court today certified more language interpreters. Interpreters are called in nearly 25,000 Ohio court cases per year.

Gov. Kasich’s Budget Plan Outlines Latest Tax Reform

Ohio Governor John Kasich unveils a new two-year state budget later today.
February 4, 2013

Gov. John Kasich unveils his second budget this afternoon. Budget director Tim Keen says the spending blueprint contains significant tax reform specifically aimed at the income tax.

Job Market Improves For Ohio’s Young Adults

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Recruiters for U S Steel interview applicants at recent job fair at the Ohio Union in Columbus. The Pittsburgh based company has returned to college campuses to recruit as steel markets improve.
4, 2013

Ohio’s unemployment rate for 19 to 24 year-olds dropped to 10.9% last year. But, that’s still an improvement from 2010, during the height of the Great Recession, when nearly one out of every five young adults in Ohio was jobless.