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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Thursday May 25, 2023 ( 4 items )  

ICYMI: Human Rights Campaign Condemns Ohio State Senate for Passing Education Censorship Bill
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 25 (TNSgov) -- The Human Rights Campaign issued the following news release: The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) -- the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization -- condemned the Ohio State Senate for passing Senate Bill 83 which would undermine efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion on college and university campuses. * SB 83 is another shameful attempt by extremist legislators to censor the histories and live  more

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 25 (TNSgov) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio issued the following news release and letter on May 24, 2023: Today the Ohio Voter Rights Coalition (OVRC) sent a letter to Secretary of State Frank LaRose and members of the Ohio General Assembly addressing the immediate funding needs for the upcoming August Special Election. The group emphasized that despite the coalition's extreme disappointment in both the movement of Senate Joint Resolution 2 (SJR 2) and the rein  more

Policy Matters Applauds Cuyahoga County Council for Passing Wage Theft Ordinance
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 25 (TNStalk) -- Policy Matters Ohio, a nonpartisan policy research institute, issued the following statement on May 24, 2023: * * * Cuyahoga County Council passed an ordinance Tuesday to strengthen wage theft protections, a move that will prevent employers who steal from their workers from doing business with the county and help county residents make ends meet. Over the past several months, the Guardians for Fair Work coalition, which includes Policy Matters Ohio, has advoc  more

The Buckeye Institute Outlines Path to a Flat Tax
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 25 (TNSres) -- The Buckeye Institute, an independent research and educational institution that says its mission is to advance free-market public policy, issued the following news release on May 24, 2023: In a new policy memo, How Ohio Can Join the Flat-Tax Revolution, The Buckeye Institute outlines how Ohio can "lower tax rates for everyone" and use revenue triggers "along the way to an across-the-board flat-tax." In their policy memo, Logan Kolas, an economic policy analys  more