U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is visiting Van Wert’s public schools on Thursday. As DeVos is one of the nation’s top proponents of school choice options like charter schools and vouchers, it is important for the people of the City and County of Van Wert to understand just how much these options have hurt […]
The Ohio Resistance Guide, our new handbook for activists on how to influence lawmakers at the Ohio Statehouse is now available online. The 5-chapter guide lays out the main differences between Congress and the Statehouse and offers tools and tactics for the resistance.
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This table displays Ohio school districts’ funding levels from the 2010-2011 biennium, adjusted for inflation, and Governor Kasich’s proposed funding levels in the 2018-2019 biennium. It also displays the difference between the two, which – for many school districts – amounts to millions of dollars in cuts.
As we approach Governor Kasich’s seventh State of the State address, Innovation Ohio is continuing its tradition of taking a close look at the community the speech will be given in to see how it has fared under the Governor’s policies.
This week at the Statehouse, legislation to reverse Ohio's renewable and energy efficiency standards is set to pass the House. Find out how to take action and also sign up for our Citizen Lobby Day on April 5.
This week: Congress votes to repeal the ACA on its birthday, while at the Statehouse, lawmakers continue to hear testimony on the budget, push for a Constitutional convention, and consider legislation to reverse course on renewable energy.
Two resolutions are moving quickly through the Ohio legislature that should make Ohioans and lawmakers very nervous. They call on Congress to call for a convention to propose new amendments to the Constitution, but as one Ohio lawmaker puts it, could have dangerous ramifications.
The GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act currently pending in Congress features sharp cuts in Medicaid, which could put a big hole in Ohio's budget or threaten the state's main tool in fighting our addiction epidemic.