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Ohio House budget proposal makes some improvements, but still underinvests

by Zach Schiller (Plain Press, May 2017)  On April 25th, the Republican majority of the Ohio House of Representatives announced its proposal for the next two-year state budget. Despite some improvements, the new House plan remains an underinvestment budget that provides inadequate resources for Ohio’s needs. NEWS ANALYSIS The proposal includes some welcome additional support for … Continue reading

Springtime brings transitions for several area organizations and individuals

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Thursday, May 1, 2014, Megan Meister Moves On Party, Los Dos Fronteras, 3292 Fulton Road: (L-R) Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization Executive Director Jeff Ramsey, Ward 15 Councilman Matt Zone, Megan Meister, Ward 14 Councilman Brian Cummins, and Ward 12 Councilman Anthony Brancatelli.  Friends of Megan Meister gathered to wish her … Continue reading

Property tax exempt hospitals urged to “chip in” to support Cleveland Schools

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, January 2014) As part of a National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education, the Cleveland Teachers Union joined with Common Good Ohio to host a meeting on December 9th in downtown Cleveland to call for the creation of a Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) program … Continue reading