IO staff testified this week on House Bill 61, legislation that would exclude women's menstrual supplies from the Ohio sales tax. Women should not be singled out to pay a tax just for being a woman.
The Trump administration filed a new rule on Friday that represents a direct attack on the rights of millions of women to access health care.
Innovation Ohio to Testify in Support of Tampon Tax Repeal Bill; Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Gets Third Hearing
Today Congress will vote on a 2018 budget that sets the stage for trillions of dollars in cuts to programs people rely on, in order to lay the groundwork for a massive tax cut for the wealthy and corporations.
With the conclusion of the state budget process, we now now know that Ohio's 600-plus school districts will be forced to get by on $900 million less over the two year period than they had in 2010, before Governor Kasich took office.
The future of healthcare is not only up for debate in Congress, but also the subject of a number of bills currently pending in the Ohio legislature, demonstrating state lawmakers' appetite for big changes in how you access your care.
Much of what happened last week at the Statehouse was unprecedented. For the first time since 1977, a chamber of the General Assembly voted to overturn a Governor’s veto. All told, the House of Representatives voted to overturn 11 of Kasich’s 47 vetoes. Thankfully, the Medicaid expansion freeze veto was not among the 11. Since […]
In an unusual move during a holiday week, lawmakers plan to convene this week to override many of the Governor's budget vetoes, and weaken the state's gun laws while they're in town.
Governor Kasich vetoed a proposal in the state budget to end enrollment in the Medicaid expansion starting in July, 2018. But lawmakers haven't given up and may schedule a veto override as early as this week.