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Medicaid Expansion: More Spending Will Lead to More Taxes

Proponents of Medicaid expansion, including Ohio’s Governor John Kasich, have suggested recently that “[t]he opposition to [Medicaid expansion] was really either political or ideological,” and have claimed that expanding Medicaid has nothing to do with ObamaCare. As the leading opponent …

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Revenue Sharing Reform: On the Road to Ohio’s Recovery

The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions announces the release of a new report, Revenue Sharing Reform: On the Road to Ohio’s Recovery. The report shows that reductions in state spending on local government revenue sharing plans have not endangered …

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Buckeye Institute Talks Current Tax Reforms and Need for More

Our Greg R. Lawson was on the past episode of the State of Ohio with host Karen Kasler and guest Dale Butland from Innovation Ohio discussing recent Ohio tax reforms.   The full video is below.

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Buckeye Institute President Robert Alt Talks About Jonah Goldberg, Iraq and Free Markets

The Buckeye Institute’s President, Robert Alt, was on the 11th Hour with Jim McIntyre this past Friday.  They discuss the Buckeye Institute, our upcoming event with Jonah Goldberg on June 24 with the Ashbrook Center and the National Review Institute, as well …

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Buckeye Institute Talks “Green Energy” Freeze on State of Ohio

Our Greg R. Lawson was on the past episode of the State of Ohio with host Karen Kasler and guest Dale Butland from Innovation Ohio discussing multiple issues.   Discussions on tax policy air this Friday, but last week, Lawson …

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Buckeye Institute Urges General Assembly to Let the Market Decide on “Green Energy”

The Ohio House of Representatives was poised to pass Senate Bill 310 this week—a piece of legislation that would implement a two-year freeze on the state’s energy efficiency and renewable energy portfolio standards.  The bill would also create a special …

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Does Supporting the Zoo Require Increased Funding and Reduced Accountability?

A new Buckeye Institute report analyzing the proposed continuing zoo levy raises three serious questions for Franklin County voters to consider before heading to the polls on May 6: 1) Whether a continuing (often referred to as permanent) levy is …

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