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August 12, 2011 - The State Budget's Impact on Ohio Charter & Voucher Policy - Read More

  April 27, 2011 - Comparison HB 153 (Ohio State Budget) and SB5; How they affect Collective Bargaining. Rep. Gardner & Rep. Mecklenborg have said they are working on amendments to strike SB5 language from the budget. Read
May 4, 2011 - House Finance Committee Votes on Budget...HB153 Omnibus Amendment: 5.3.11
May 3, 2011 - Focus Education reports "House Finance Reports Budget Bill Out on Party Line Vote; Floor Vote Expected Thursday". Read Here

April 30, 2011 - Columbus Dispatch reports "Charter Backer says House Proposal Weakens Oversight". Read Here

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April 29, 2011 - Read the overall summary of HB 153 - The state budget bill. Hannah News
April 26, 2011 - "Governor Hints Legislators Might Deserve Pay Raise" Columbus how Governor Kasich expects lawmakers to get raise.

March 31, 2011 - The Ohio Office of Budget and Management released preliminary numbers on Thursday, March 24 detailing how much in state aid school districts will receive over the next two fiscal years.Cincinnati.comClick here to see how much CPS will receive.

April 23, 2011 - "Kasich Puts Foot In Mouth" says ..."Either he is OK with millions of dollars of state incentives going to companies that aren’t providing adequately for their employees, or he thinks policeman, firefighters, teachers and other public employees should be earning 'shabby at best' benefits."
April 22, 2011 - The Columbus Dispatch reports "Democrats' request for school data is rejected" more
April 14, 2011 - Rep. Sykes (D-Akron) - Asking the question that many are asking. Where is the beef? Sykes Requests Additional Information on State Budget. The Hannah Report 4.14.11  

April 11, 2011 - The attached is a story detailing the spin ODE is putting on the budget cuts. Read story from The Hannah Report, 4.8.11

April 6, 2011 - Governor wants parts of disputed union bill placed in state more  
March 31, 2011 - posts an article entitled Ohio schools face loss of state aid in Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal. When the Governor's office released the information to the public, it was in a format that was very hard to decipher, so broke it down so anyone could understand. Click here to read article and to see table.  















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