U.S. Supreme Court overturns outdated sales-tax rule

In a long overdue and long-awaited decision (South Dakota v. Wayfair), the U.S. Supreme Court today reversed obsolete precedents from 1967 and 1992 and empowered states to require online, catalog, and other remote retailers to collect sales tax on their sales to their residents even if the seller does not have employees or facilities in the state.

Attorney General DeWine Announces New School Safety Efforts

COLUMBUS, June 20, 2018 — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced increased efforts by the Ohio Attorney General's Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) and Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) to aid educators and law enforcement in preparing for and reacting to a potentially violent school incident.

Tax cuts to put the richest first

As Vice President Mike Pence arrives in Columbus to promote the new federal tax law, Policy Matters Ohio Executive Director Amy Hanauer issued this statement:

Brown, Businesses Call For Pensions Crisis Solution

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2018 – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) today to chair the fourth hearing of the bipartisan, joint House-Senate Committee tasked with solving the pending pension.