Category Archives: Taxes

Thumbs down: Read our bad review of Ohio’s plan to give tax breaks to Hollywood movie producers

Have you ever heard of View from the Top? It was a 2003 movie featuring actress Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Mark Ruffalo, and Rob Lowe. What about Rebound (2005) or Summer Catch (2001)? These films have a few things in …

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The Top 5 Most Ridiculous Budget Requests to Ohio legislators this year

The Ohio legislature is considering a new capital appropriations budget. Local groups from all over Ohio have submitted requests to get state money for their pet projects. For nearly every one, the legislature should say N-O. The Buckeye Institute ranks …

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The Buckeye Institute: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame budget request named #1 Most Ridiculous

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland is addicted to taxpayer money. It’s time to send the rock legend to rehab. Today, The Buckeye Institute dubiously honors the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for “The #1 Most …

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The Buckeye Institute’s Bill Batchelder testifies before U.S. Senate

Former Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder, now a fellow at The Buckeye Institute’s Economic Research Center, testifies to Congress today about the advantages of legislatures budgeting for two years at a time rather than just one. Ohio has done biennial …

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Shale Boom Provides Great Opportunity for Ohio Families — If Taxes Kept Low

“I can honestly say that if it weren’t for the oil and natural gas industry, I wouldn’t be here…My concern is…How many families would miss out on these opportunities if people opposed to fracking are able to stifle an industry …

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Federal overregulation and Ohio’s electricity market, Part II: Harming consumers and the economy

Just like Ohio’s state renewable energy mandate, federal power plant emission regulations drive up electricity costs and risk reliability by directly interfering with the state energy market. The coal plants that are being closed generally cost somewhat more to operate …

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You’re Invited to An Evening with Steve Moore and Paul Atkins

On Tuesday, May 19, The Buckeye Institute will be hosting Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal and former SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins at the Cleveland Marriott East in Beachwood, OH. Moore and Atkins will be speaking about regulations that …

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