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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.

State Budget Cuts Would Force Closure Of Four Prisons

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11, 2012

State prisons director Gary Mohr says the propsed 10 percent cuts would force him to close three large state prisons and a smaller facility in Hocking County.

Townships Struggle With Calls To Downsize

Townships around Ohio use property taxes to pave roads, provide utilities, and purchase emergency equipment, like this fire engine at the Mifflin Township Fire Department.
6, 2012

The tension between local and state government will be one of the overriding themes as the leaders of Ohio’s 1,308 townships gather for a conference in Columbus this week.