Ohio state budget

State Budget Praised For Tax Cut Contains Surprise Increase

Jul 7, 2015

Lawmakers and Gov. John Kasich lauded the state budget for its tax cuts for small business owners. But it appears the first year of the budget may actually include a tax increase for many of them. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.  

Last Minute Changes To State Budget Controversial

Jun 5, 2013

The Ohio Senate is expected to vote on its version of the budget Thursday.  

Ohio Senators Say New Budget An Improvement For Schools

May 30, 2013

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.

Ohio House Dems Hint State Budget Could Pass With Changes

Feb 12, 2013

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.

Kasich's Proposed Income Tax Cut Balanced By Sales Tax Expansion

Feb 5, 2013

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.

Kasich's Budget Contains Major Tax Shift

Feb 4, 2013

Governor John Kasich is proposing a major shift in Ohio’s tax structure.