Taxes http://wcbe.org en Tax measures to be voted on by Ohioans http://wcbe.org/post/tax-measures-be-voted-ohioans <p>Much attention has been&nbsp; focused on the presidential race and other issues on the November ballot. But in 36 of the state&#39;s 88 counties, residents will be voting in an earlier election. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen explains. Mon, 25 Jun 2012 21:24:17 +0000 WYSO-FM: Bill Cohen (Ohio Public Radio) 17784 at http://wcbe.org Ohio tax revenues projected to top pre-recession levels http://wcbe.org/post/ohio-tax-revenues-projected-top-pre-recession-levels <p>Ohio is one&nbsp;of several states projecting increased tax revenues for the&nbsp;upcoming fiscal year.&nbsp;&nbsp;Jim Letizia&nbsp;reports.&nbsp;</p><p>States expect to collect&nbsp;higher tax revenues&nbsp;in the coming budget year that combined would&nbsp;top pre-recession levels, according to a survey by the National Governors Association and the National Association of State Budget Officers. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 21:03:26 +0000 Jim Letizia 17157 at http://wcbe.org Kasich fights for severance tax on Ohio's oil and gas industry http://wcbe.org/post/kasich-fights-severance-tax-ohios-oil-and-gas-industry <p>Ohio&#39;s&nbsp;oil and gas industry&nbsp;says the policy debate over fracking will likely continue even with the&nbsp;new drilling rules&nbsp;signed this week by&nbsp;governor John Kasich. The governor&nbsp;still wants to impose a&nbsp;severance tax on the industry to fund an&nbsp;income tax cut. Majority&nbsp;Republicans in&nbsp;the state legislature&nbsp;removed that plan from&nbsp;Kasich&#39;s&nbsp;budget bill, but the governor is convinced it will happen. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 20:24:40 +0000 Mike Foley 17154 at http://wcbe.org