State budget squeeze

Every two years, before the governor releases his executive budget proposal, I sit down, comb through past state budgets, and take a look at where we stand. I put my findings into the Budget Basics handbook, which I hope will be useful to anyone interested in how the state generates and spends its money.

PUCO reminds Ohioans of their choices as energy consumers

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Jan. 17, 2019) – For more than 100 years, energy in Ohio — electricity and natural gas — has been regulated by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). The PUCO wants to remind Ohio consumers that there are options when deciding about the energy supply that best suits your home or business.

Policy Matters Ohio stats

The latest news from Policy Matters as of Jan. 19, 2019:
2,000: More than 2,000 women state legislators were swept into power as a result of the 2018 midterm elections. And at every level of government there are now more black, Muslim, Latinx, Native American and LGBTQ officials than ever before.