Category: Legislative Issues

Supreme Court Overturns Local Hiring Preferences

September 24, 2019 In a landmark decision, today the Ohio Supreme Court held that R.C. 9.75 is a lawful enactment of the Ohio General Assembly, in prohibiting local hiring preferences in construction projects.   That section...

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Tax Expenditure Review Committee Commences Hearings

The Tax Expenditure Review Committee that eventually will concern itself with Ohio’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit held its first meeting April 11 with an examination of $4.03 billion in forfeited tax revenues, the lion’s share consumed by the sales and use tax exemption on tangible personal property whose buyers manufacture other tangible personal property for sale.

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Kasich Signs Capital Budget

Gov. John Kasich signed the $2.63 billion bricks-and-mortar measure (HB 529) during a ceremony at Twin Valley Behavioral Health Hospital in Columbus. The governor pointed to efforts to stabilize the state’s budget...

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Senate Passes Capital Budget

Senators on Wednesday signed off on the capital appropriations bill, sending it to Gov. John Kasich for his signature. The $2.63 billion spending measure HB 529 received no changes since its introduction last month. It doubles...

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Legislators Debut $2.6B Capital Budget

Lawmakers introduced the $2.6 billion capital budget for FY19-20 Monday, highlighting a $222 million portion dedicated to addiction and other health and human services purposes. Both chambers plan hearings this week on their...

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