Ohio state budget http://wcbe.org en Last Minute Changes To State Budget Controversial http://wcbe.org/post/last-minute-changes-state-budget-controversial <P>The Ohio Senate is expected to vote on its version of the budget&nbsp;Thursday.&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 05 Jun 2013 23:04:58 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Jo Ingles 37024 at http://wcbe.org Ohio Senators Say New Budget An Improvement For Schools http://wcbe.org/post/ohio-senators-say-new-budget-improvement-schools <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Ohio Senators are calling their new budget plan "a work in progress" but they are touting it as a major improvement in funding for public schools. Fri, 31 May 2013 00:01:50 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Jo Ingles 36669 at http://wcbe.org Ohio House Dems Hint State Budget Could Pass With Changes http://wcbe.org/post/ohio-house-dems-hint-state-budget-could-pass-changes <P>Democrats in the Ohio House of Representatives are ripping that massive tax cut and tax SHIFT proposal from Republican Governor John Kasich. The Democrats object to the plan on several grounds, but they’re dropping hints they could soften their opposition a bit….if some changes were made. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report.</P> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 23:31:00 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Bill Cohen 30577 at http://wcbe.org Kasich's Proposed Income Tax Cut Balanced By Sales Tax Expansion http://wcbe.org/post/kasichs-proposed-income-tax-cut-balanced-sales-tax-expansion <P>Governor John Kasich is pushing a 1.4 billion dollar net tax cut for Ohioans over the next 3 years, a move he says would attract more companies and their jobs. It would come in the form of a huge cut in the graduated state INCOME tax. But, at the same time, a reduced 5 per cent state SALES tax would be applied to many services that are now UN-taxed. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports on who would pay MORE for that.</P> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 22:03:06 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Bill Cohen 30159 at http://wcbe.org Kasich's Budget Contains Major Tax Shift http://wcbe.org/post/kasichs-budget-contains-major-tax-shift <P><FONT face="Times New Roman">Governor John Kasich is proposing a major shift in Ohio’s tax structure. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:22:37 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Bill Cohen 30091 at http://wcbe.org