Ohio Poverty Report; NE Ohio Population Loss; Statehouse Update

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One of every five Ohioans lives in poverty and a growing number of grandparents, many on fixed incomes, are raising their grandchildren.  Many are stepping in to help without official custody and the aid that could come with it. We will discuss these and other sobering facts in the annual State of Poverty report by The Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies.  Plus, Northeast Ohio is losing population to the rest of the state.  What does that mean for the region's future?  Then, Governor Kasich weighs in on next steps following the defeat of the Affordable Care Act repeal.

Guests: 

Augie Napoli, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Cleveland  
Dr. Richard Jones, Administrator, Division of Senior and Adult Services, Cuyahoga County 
Richey Piiparinen, Senior Research Associate, Center for Population Dynamics, Maxine Goodman Levin  College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University  
Ned Hill, Ph.D., Professor of Public Administration and City & Regional Planning , John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University 
Karen Kasler, Ohio Statehouse News Bureau Chief  

 

Resources:
Ideastream Listening Project Poverty Survey

Ohio Channel On-Demand Video

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