State Budget Proposal

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Republican Ohio House leaders are rejecting the governor's budget proposal to change a program that helps pay medical bills for the sick children of 40 thousand families.

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Governor John Kasich has cut income taxes in all three of his state budgets, and has proposed a 17 percent cut in his final plan.

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Majority Republicans in the Ohio House and Senate have reached a compromise on the state transportation budget.

The Ohio Senate has approved the state's two-year, 7.8 billion dollar transportation budget.


Ohio drivers may be paying more to get their license plate or driver's license under proposed changes to the state transportation budget.


Ohio Governor John Kasich highlighted his new state budget proposal’s technology plans at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland on Monday.

Motorists could soon see lower speed limits on I-670.

Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the new two-year state budget proposal, which was substantially different than his original plan. 

A legislative conference committee has approved a deal seeking to settle key sticking points in the two-year state budget bill.

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate have passed the chamber's version of the next two year state budget.

Two last-minute amendments to the Ohio Senate's version of the two-year state budget bill could force abortion clinics in Toledo and Dayton to close.

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The Ohio House has approved its version of the state budget that overhauls the governor's tax plans, steers more money to schools and revises certain health care policies. 

The state budget bill went through one last major overhaul before passing out of an Ohio House committee. 

As majority Republicans in the Ohio House craft a state budget that they say will help people out of poverty, a group representing directors of county job and family services agencies says it has some answers as to why people need public assistance. 

Ohio Governor John Kasich's budget plan seeks to increase the tax on a pack of cigarettes by 1 dollar, giving Ohio the highest tax among the states it borders.

Ohio Governor John Kasich's two year state budget proposal changes the school funding formula.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich's third state budget plan unveiled yesterday brings back some proposals budget watchers and state lawmakers have seen before.


Ohio's community colleges would be able to offer bachelor's degrees in certain circumstances under a proposal in the budget Governor John Kasich releases Monday.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich is hinting at some proposals he'll include in his budget proposal to be released Monday.

When Governor John Kasich signed provisions in the two year state budget concerning abortion and birth control, abortion rights activists began raising questions about what they mean for women in the future.

Lawmakers Approve Budget Bill

Jun 28, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich and Republican legislative leaders are scheduled to meet at the governor's mansion in Bexley today to discuss the newly approved 62 billion dollar, two-year state budget.

Budget Bill Vote Today

Jun 27, 2013

State lawmakers are scheduled to vote today on the new two year state budget bill.

A left leaning think tank says the proposed two year state budget would help private and charter schools but would hurt public schools.

Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal

Jun 21, 2013

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Legislature have agreed to a larger income tax cut as part of a package of changes to be included in the state budget bill.

Ohio lawmakers continue to grapple with the question of what to do with the Medicaid program. Governor Kasich, business groups and Democrats want the state to expand Medicaid in the state budget.

House Rejects Senate's Budget Bill Changes

Jun 13, 2013

An Ohio House and Senate Conference Committee meets today to begin sorting out differences between the two chambers' versions of the state budget bill.

Ohio Senate Approves State Budget Bill

Jun 7, 2013

The Ohio Senate Thursday approved its verion of the 6.7 billion dollar two year state budget bill. The bill was passed along party lines.

No Extra Foodbank Money In Senate Budget Bill

Jun 6, 2013

Foodbanks might lose the money Ohio House lawmakers put in their version of the state budget bill.

Senate Puts Abortion Provisions In State Budget Bill

Jun 6, 2013

The Ohio Senate today is expected to vote on its version of a 61.7 billion dollar state budget bill that revamps Governor John Kasich's school funding proposal and restores a tax cut for small businesses.

Senate Committee Voting On Budget Bill Changes

Jun 4, 2013

The Ohio Senate is expected to make additional adjustments to its version of the state budget bill ahead of votes this week by the finance committee and the full Senate.