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Ohio Budget

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Our panel unpacks Ohio’s new budget and discusses its impact and implications. Featuring Emilia Sykes, Minority Leader, 34th District, Ohio House of Representatives; Hannah Halbert, Executive Director, Policy Matters Ohio; and Kimberly Murnieks, Director of the Office of Budget and Management, State of Ohio and Jay Hottinger, Senate President Pro Tempore, 31st District,  Ohio Senate, with host Karen Kasler, Bureau Chief, Ohio Statehouse News Bureau.

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The new two-year state budget includes a 3% income tax cut, a new school funding plan and hundreds of millions of dollars for broadband, foster care, foodbanks and grants for businesses hurt by the pandemic. While the Republican-backed budget also included things that Democrats didn’t like, many of them voted for it.

On a new, two-part episode of Prognosis Ohio, part of the WCBE Podcast Experience, host Dan Skinner talks with two legislators who are advocating for important funding priorities in biennial budget negotiations to support new mothers and children. Rep. Erica Crawley (D-Columbus, 26th House District) and Rep.

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Republicans in the Ohio House have added a tax cut and changes to school funding to Gov. Mike DeWine’s two year budget. And they’ve made some other changes that Democrats are calling “a mixed bag”.

On the new episode of Prognosis Ohio, part of the WCBE Podcast Experience, Dan Skinner talks with Dr.

Small businesses and local communities would receive hundreds of millions of dollars to help with recovery from the coronavirus pandemic under a $1 billion initiative announced by Ohio Govenro Mike DeWine that also includes aggressive marketing of the state as a place to work and live.

Dan Skinner talks with Loren Anthes, who is the William C. and Elizabeth M. Troyhaft Chair in Health Planning at the Center for Community Solutions, and leads Community Solutions’ Center for Medicaid Policy. He's also a lecturer at Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, located on the Cleveland campus.

Ohio Governor John Kasich’s budget proposal is running into opposition from all sides, with a  group of lobbyists becoming the latest to speak out against it. 

Attempts To Repeal Abortion-Related Items In Budget

Sep 25, 2013

Statehouse Democrats say they're pushing new legislation on abortion-related measures that were included in the state budget.