Ohio Union Says Provision In House GOP Tax Cut Bill Would Hurt Teachers

Dec 7, 2017

The GOP tax cut bill is now in a U.S. House and Senate Conference committee.

An Ohio teachers' union says a provision in the House bill would harm their members. It eliminates a 250 dollar tax deduction that helps teachers recoup what they spend on classroom supplies. Ohio Federation of Teachers President Melissa Cropper.

The Senate bill doubles the teacher tax deduction to 500 dollars.