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The Sound of Ideas

Ohio’s New Budget

Posted Monday, July 1, 2013

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Ohio’s New Budget Ohio has a new two-year budget in place. The $62 billion spending plan does a lot more than just lay out the state's fiscal expenditures. It reduces the income tax while raising the sales tax. It changes the way schools are funded, and it blocks the expansion of Medicaid. What's in? What's out? How did the governor use his veto pen, and how will all this affect you? Join host Rick Jackson Monday.

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Government/Politics

Guests

Keith Faber, Ohio Senate President
Joe Testa, State Tax Commissioner
Karen Kasler, Bureau Chief, Statehouse News Bureau
Jim Siegel, Reporter with The Columbus Dispatch
Amy Hanauer, Executive Director of Policy Matters Ohio
David Varda, Executive Director of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials
Sarah Jane Tribble, Health Reporter at WCPN

Additional Information

Ohio’s $62 Billion Budget Approved
Ohio Budget Approved by Legislature
Ohio Budget Passed by House and Senate
Governor Signs Budget, but Veto Keeps Alive Medicaid Expansion

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