Local Government Funding

Dayton Daily News

Former Republican State Representative and current senate candidate Gene Krebs is calling for the creation of a state fund to help counties boost employment, fight opioid abuse and cover basic expenses.

A Republican State lawmaker wants to test the theory that traffic enforcement cameras are meant to prevent crashes and not boost municipal budgets by cutting funding to cities that use them.

Ohio Public Radio

Local government leaders say their communities are losing money in the latest two-year state budget proposal, which could create a domino effect statewide.

FitzGerald Campaigns In Columbus

Feb 14, 2014

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald is trying to tap into the frustration of local government officials.

Columbus city leaders are working toward a 75 million dollar balance in the municipal rainy day fund. One of the reasons is to help the city maintain services in an era of state funding cuts.

Safety Forces Want More State Money For Communities

May 31, 2013

Ohio firefighters and police officers say the state needs to do more to make sure communities have enough money to operate.