The Ohio House Finance Committee proposed a major overhaul of Gov. Kasich’s two-year budget that preserves tax cuts for those at the top without a way to pay for them and includes new threats to labor, the poor and local communities.
SB5 Revisited? Several provisions limit workers’ rights to collectively bargain and punish workers who seek that right.
In: Tax cut that favors those at the top. Out: Tax relief for working- and middle-class families.
Mixed Bag for Schools: Adds funding for school districts, but expands voucher programs that sends public funding to private schools.
Targets the Poor: Opens the door to stiffer work requirements for public assistance, regardless of whether work is available.
Impacts Communities: Phases out vital revenue for communities, punishes cities over traffic cameras and privatizes county jails.
Download our briefings on House changes to the Kasich budget.