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December 2, 2013 Event; Political Speech and the IRS: Protecting the First Amendment

Join us Monday, December 2, 2013 as  The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions presents “Political Speech and the IRS: Protecting the First Amendment” featuring Cleta Mitchell Partner, Foley & Lardner  Click here to read the Wall Street Journal’s profile of …

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New Buckeye Institute Report Finds that Controlling Board Lacks Lawful Authority to Approve Funds for Medicaid Expansion

A new report by The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions finds that the Controlling Board lacks the lawful authority to approve Governor Kasich’s request to appropriate federal funds for Medicaid expansion, and that any appropriation would undoubtedly give rise …

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“Where There is Despair, May We Bring Hope”: A Eulogy for the Iron Lady

“Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring hope.” –Margaret Thatcher upon election as Prime Minister, …

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Nuclear War, Twinkies and Unions

Nuclear Armageddon?  No problem.  Twinkies, as the old joke used to go, could survive it (along with cockroaches).  Sadly, it appears these seemingly robust treats that appeal to the sweet tooth in us all look to be nearing their final …

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Battleground Ohio: Voter ID Laws and the 2012 Election

The Buckeye Institute’s President, Robert Alt, is a regular contributor to the very popular Corner blog over at the National Review.  Given the importance of Ohio in the 2012 Presidential Election, Robert has been asked to contribute to a special …

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Push to Expand Medicaid Underway

The Columbus Dispatch recently indicated that the Ohio Hospital Association “strongly support the responsible implementation of Medicaid expansion.” This is yet another indication of the kind of pressure that will be coming to bear on Governor Kasich in the coming …

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Inner Belt Bridge in Cleveland Back on Track Thanks to a P3

As the Buckeye Institute’s recent report on myths surrounding public-private partnerships showed, there are many ways to leverage the private sector to help accomplish legitimate public goods. Today, Governor Kasich made it official that the long important, but very expensive …

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