The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
It’s July 1, which means the state is ringing in a new fiscal year. One group is calling attention to what it calls special interest policies taking effect.
Republican Gov. John Kasich’s budget update bill comes out today, and it could include a tax hike to pay for a tax cut.
The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, State Senator Eric Kearney took on his tax problems head-on in a conference call with reporters Wednesday. He vows to stay in the race. But, the call raised as many questions as answers.
Next month, Columbus School District voters face a big decision â€“ whether to approve a 24 percent increase in school taxes. City and School leaders promise the schools levy will bring reform and improve the troubled district.
Gov. John Kasich has vetoed a piece of Ohioâ€™s two-year budget that would bar the state’s Medicaid program from covering the additional low-income residents allowed under the Affordable Care Act.
Downloading the latest pop music hit or best-selling crime novel could cost more next year in Ohio.
That’s because tax changes added to the state budget would boost the state sales tax and apply it to digital products, such as MP3s, e-books and videos bought on the Internet.
The committee working out the differences between the House and Senate versions of the state budget now has updated estimates on tax revenues and Medicaid. Tax receipts are up and Medicaid costs are down, but those numbers come with a caution.
A left-leaning research group says the state could ease the budget-crafting process by closing tax loopholes that costs the state hundreds of millions of dollars every year.
A fellow Republican state official has come out against Gov. John Kasich’s proposed tax increase on drillers.
The head of Ohio’s Office of Budget and Management says he does not expect Republican state lawmakers to alter Gov. John Kasich’s plan to cut the state income tax and increase sales tax revenue.