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Controversy Over Funding for Legislators and Non-profits

12:00AM
June
8, 2007

The state senator who’s sponsored a bill that he says will bring competition to Ohio’s cable TV consumers is upset over a report showing he received thousands from a company that will directly benefit from that bill.

State’s top judge proposes increasing judge’s pay

12:00AM
April
25, 2007

Ohio’s top judge says more must be done to insure that the best quality legal people head the state’s courts. And he’s asking for more money to help make that happen.

Even More Money for College a Possibility

12:00AM
April
23, 2007

Officials at state-supported universities and community colleges across Ohio are now hopeful they will receive a boost of government dollars that’s even larger than the one Governor Ted Strickland has proposed. That’s because Republicans who dominate the Ohio House of Representatives are vowing to pump even more state money into higher education.

Proposal to Change School Funding in Ohio Struggles

12:00AM
March
12, 2007

Backers of a proposed ballot issue to revamp the way Ohio schools are paid for are having a hard time getting support from Ohio’s top officials.

School funding is a top priority for Republicans

12:00AM
February
20, 2007

Republican lawmakers have put out their list of their top priorities for the next two years. The issue at the top of that list – school funding – is also leading the governor’s agenda. But some are saying politics may slow it down.

School Funding Proposal One Step Closer to November Ballot

12:00AM
February
7, 2007

A group trying to change how Ohio pays for public schools got permission today to collect petition signatures to try to get the proposal on the November ballot.

Voters share opinions of governor and school funding in recent poll

12:00AM
February
1, 2007

Nearly half of those responding to a new poll say they like the way Governor Strickland is doing his job. And while the approval rating for a proposed constitutional amendment on school funding is high, Ohioans say they want to know where the money will come from.

Proposal to Place School Funding on Fall Ballot

12:00AM
January
17, 2007

A proposed ballot issue to fix Ohio’s system for paying for schools is sketchy on details, and backers say that’s on purpose.

U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear school-funding case

12:00AM
October
20, 2003

The U-S Supreme Court says it won’t hear school districts’ appeal of Ohio’s long-running school-funding lawsuit. The court denied a request by the Coalition for Equity and Adequacy in School Funding to file a federal appeal of the 1991 DeRolph lawsuit.