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Lawmakers Investigating How To Fund Income Tax Cut Without Sales Tax Expansion

Ohio lawmakers appear to be at an impasse on Governor John Kasich's proposal to cut the state income tax and broaden the sales tax to cover dozens of services. The package would be a net tax cut of 1.4 billion dollars over 3 years. Two major business groups and majority Republicans in the Ohio House still don't like the sales tax part. Legislative leaders are asking business advocates for alternative ways to pay for the income tax cut. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.


Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.