Ohio Office of Budget and Management State Facing 2.5 Billion Dollar Shortfall In Upcoming Budget By Associated Press • Jun 3, 2020 governor.ohio.gov State budget director Kimberly Murnieks says the DeWine Administration is seeking pay freezes and cuts for state employees as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to harm tax revenues. 2019 State Tax Revenues Exceeded Projections By Associated Press • Jul 10, 2019 The state says Ohio finished in strong financial position at the end of the most recent fiscal year, a good sign for the upcoming two-year budget. State Says Issue One Could Cost Local Governments More Money By Ohio Public Radio • Oct 12, 2018 shutterstock.com The state budget office says if voters approve Issue 1 in November, it will cost local communities more money for a variety of reasons. State Funds Cruicial To Opioid Addiction Services By Ohio Public Radio • Dec 14, 2017 There are as many as 170 thousand Ohioans who abuse or are addicted to opioids, according to a recent study from Ohio State University’s Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy. State Says October Tax Collection Projections On Target By Ohio Public Radio • Nov 7, 2017 Ohio Public Radio The state says its budget projections for last month were on target. State Tax Collections In September Were Below Projections By Ohio Public Radio • Oct 6, 2017 State tax revenues came in below estimates last month, after two months of better-than-expected collections. State Releases New School Funding Formula Projections By Jim Letizia, Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Feb 5, 2015 omb.oh.gov The state budget office has released preliminary district-level spending figures out of Ohio Governor John Kasich's proposed changes to the school funding formula.