Innovation Ohio's education policy analysis and recent news about Ohio's troubled charter school sector is now in the national spotlight as attention focuses on Governor Kasich, the runner-up in the New Hampshire GOP primary for President.
Why were public officials stunningly slow to respond when they learned of dangerous levels of lead in the drinking water in Sebring, Ohio?
This week, the Ohio Senate is set to enact a new law stripping funding from Planned Parenthood in Ohio, cutting resources for vital health services, such as HIV/AIDS testing, breast and cervical cancer screenings. and sex education.
This month, a new Ohio law takes effect that changes how cities levy income taxes. In many cases, the result will be a substantial loss of resources for Ohio communities, possibly leading to further budget consequences such as service cuts and tax increases.
When employers think about offering a new benefit to their workers, their first thoughts typically focus on costs. And that goes double for public officials, who must be conscious of spending taxpayer funds responsibly. But research shows that offering new parents paid time off to spend with a new child doesn’t have to break the […]
Yesterday, an Ohio House committee heard testimony about legislation that would create a new tax break, exempting the purchase of Employment Services (professional staffing firms, including temporary employment agencies) from Ohio’s sales tax. Read our testimony opposing the bill.
Ohio has purged over two million voters in the last five years even though many of the voters remain eligible to vote. House Bill 402 would prohibit purging voters simply for moving within the state or not voting as frequently as others.
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