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The “Guns Everywhere” bill belongs NOWHERE in Ohio law

Guns do not belong in day-care centers, police and sheriff offices, or public universities and colleges. But legislators in Ohio are advancing legislation that would allow just that. Sub H.B. 48 is quickly moving through the general assembly. 

Please add your name to the petition below and tell the Ohio Legislature you’re joining with law enforcement, prosecuting attorneys, faculty and students in opposing legislation that would allow guns in day-care centers, police stations, and school campuses.

Sign the Petition Here! 

Tell the Ohio state school board to fire Richard Ross

We Need Leaders

Please tell the state school board to fire Ross and bring in the type of education leader Ohio deserves.

For too long, state school superintendent Richard Ross has hurt our kids and wasted our money by covering up for failing charter schools. It’s time for the Ohio State Board of Education to fire Richard Ross as Ohio’s Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Sign the Petition Here! 

Stop the Threat to Women’s Health

There are certain choices that should be made between a woman and her doctor. Unfortunately, Ohio politicians are taking away health care options for women. That’s why ProgressOhio is teaming up with a doctor to send a message to our politicians to trust women. We need you to get involved

 Sign the petition! 

About 500 men, women and children rallied at the Ohio Statehouse Tuesday evening in support of Planned Parenthood. The rally comes as lawmakers are poised to vote Wednesday to defund America's most popular health care provider for women. The fast-moving bill will especially hurt poor women and worsen Ohio's already shamefully high infant mortality rate. At ProgressOhio, we proudly #StandWithPP ... See MoreSee Less

ProgressOhio News

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  • Congress Shuns Voters; Voters Rally BackCongress Shuns Voters; Voters Rally Back
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  • February 11-17, 2017February 11-17, 2017
    Did you find us online? You can sign up to receive the Ohio Week in Review direct to your inbox here. Congressman Pat Tiberi Gets a Lesson in All Things Lady Parts, Joins Practice of Dr. John Kasich, Gynotician Pat Tiberi, Congressman for Ohio’s 12th District, is receiving heavy criticism for some of his remarks
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RSS Plunderbund

  • Population Puzzle Problems Beyond Kasich Razzle Dazzle
    Ohio’s 69th governor has left the state again, this time to hop the pond for a few days to schmooze with German and English businesses. Odds are slim that the 64-year old supply side governor will learn anything about how important unions are to German companies. Called co-determination, it’s not uncommon in Germany for unions […]
  • ACA Working In Ohio and Michigan
    For everyone who isn’t paying attention to the good news about how former President Barack Obama’s national health law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act [ACA], is helping in Ohio, one million Buckeyes who didn’t have health care insurance before the ACA have it now. Through a combination of a marketplace exchange and the […]
  • Indiana Jones Reaches To Trump Presser
    A scene in an Indiana Jones movie has Harrison Ford sinking in quicksand up to his neck. He’s rescued by a friend who pitches a long snake to him for a tow line. It works . The plot continues. But then, it’s a movie when anything can happen. My literature prof in college would refer […]

RSS Policy Matters Ohio

  • Testimony to the House Finance Committee
    Policy Matters calls for General Assembly to increase public transit funding in ODOT budget Contact Wendy Patton 614.221.4505 Download testimony Good morning Chairman Smith, Vice Chair Ryan, Ranking Member Cera and members of the Committee. Thank you for the opportunity to testify today.  I speak on behalf of Policy Matters Ohio, a non-partisan, not-for-profit research […]
  • Ohio should scrap a big, unproductive tax break
    Kansas legislators have a lesson: Deduction for business income is a loser Zach Schiller, 216.361.9801 Download budget bite Download press release The Ohio General Assembly should take a lesson from Kansas legislators:  It’s time to scrap a big tax break for business income that is draining hundreds of millions of dollars a year that’s badly […]
  • Budget Bite: Scrap the ‘passthrough’ tax break
    Ending the break could generate nearly $600 million to pay for essentials Zach Schiller, 216.361.9801 Download budget bite Press release Governor John Kasich told us Ohio’s state budget is tight. He proposed only a tiny increase for K-12 education that doesn’t cover inflation or provide an increase for most school districts. Other crucial services are […]