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Buckeye Institute celebrates legislative win for cosmetologists

COLUMBUS — Cosmetologists aspiring to become store managers will have a clearer career path in Ohio, should a newly approved piece of legislation be signed into law by Gov. Kasich. Ohio’s free-market think tank, The Buckeye Institute, applauded the General …

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Ohio Jobs Tracker: What caused Ohio’s increase in labor force participation?

Something strange is happening in Ohio. In recent years, the Ohio economy has been mediocre to dead-last when it comes to most economic metrics. But lately, the Buckeye State has led the country in one of the most important economic …

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The Buckeye Institute creates “Ohio Jobs Tracker,” a new look at employment

The Buckeye Institute is pleased to roll out our newly redesigned Ohio Jobs Tracker (formerly known as our Ohio by the Numbers report) along with today’s release of January state jobs numbers from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.  This monthly labor …

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Minimum wage hike to $12 an hour would trim Ohio job growth by nearly 200,000

The Buckeye Institute calculates effect in new analysis Ohio policymakers should prioritize job growth as the best way to provide Ohioans with the opportunity to achieve prosperity.  After all, the best program for reducing poverty is not a government program, …

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Goodbye, Ohio. A talented massage therapist forced to leave state because of crazy licensing rules

  Excessive licensing requirements are forcing talented Ohioans to leave for other states to achieve career success. The Buckeye State needs to reform its burdensome and bureaucratic occupational licensing rules so the young and ambitious can prosper here. Read this …

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Profile: Daniel J. Dew, the new criminal justice fellow at The Buckeye Institute

As a young man of dubious athletic skill, Daniel J. Dew started at quarterback for James A. Garfield High School in Garrettsville, Ohio. He mostly handed off. Daniel led the “G-Men” (actual team name) to victory over the Rootstown Rovers. …

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Buckeye joins legal brief challenging Clear Power Plan in federal appeals court

The Buckeye Institute joined West Virginia and other states in filing two important legal briefs Friday challenging the Clean Power Plan in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. A 198-page filing challenged the federal government …

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