Today, the Ohio House will vote on bill that radically undermines the notion of local control, and ties the hands of communities to set standards for the treatment of workers. Am Sub SB 331 is expected to be voted on by the full House this afternoon.
Women have been mostly overlooked in the conversation currently taking place about reforming Ohio’s Unemployment Compensation system. The program has real problems that go beyond the size of the trust fund, and those shortcomings disproportionately impact women.
The Presidential race has been receiving the bulk of attention, but there are several important local levies on the ballot this year that will have a large effect on the future of these communities. Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton, and Toledo all have vital ballot measures before their citizens. In fact, Ohioans across the state will […]
Ahead of the first presidential debate next Monday, the Ohio Women’s Public Policy Network (WPPN) – a coalition convened by Innovation Ohio Education Fund – released their 2016 Election Presidential Voter Guide.
For the first time in decades enrollment in Cleveland schools has increased and so too have graduation rates. These are a few of the positive developments since the reforms of 2012, but many challenges still remain.
Before he became Ohio’s junior U.S. Senator, Rob Portman was the architect of George W. Bush’s penultimate budget in 2008. During that time, Portman was responsible for doubling down on the Bush tax cuts and nearly tripling the size of the annual federal budget deficit.
As the push for a ballot measure to increase the minimum wage in Cleveland begins, Innovation Ohio has taken a closer look at how a wage increase will impact working families and who would benefit.
Innovation Ohio monitors state legislation and we are building a proactive economic security agenda that positively impacts women and their families.
The United States falls behind the rest of the world in providing workers with guaranteed paid parental leave. Only 13% of U.S. workers enjoy paid family leave benefits, and the number is much lower — 4% — among low-wage workers