Monday Dec 9
Foodbanks Take The Lead As Ohio Expands Medicaid
Columbus area food banks were taking calls Monday as Ohio became the 25th state to expand Medicaid.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
New Ohio earned income tax credit called a good start, but built-in...
The earned income tax credit intended to help Ohio's lower-income taxpayers with their state income taxes won't reach the state's poorest and phases out more quickly than other states' credits as wages increase, reducing its benefit even for the working poor.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Capital News: Ohio Statehouse debate continues on food stamp waiver
Should the state require out-of-work residents to take job training, volunteer at nonprofits or find gainful employment to receive food stamps? Or are there too few decent-paying jobs and state-backed opportunities for advancement in the present economic environment to enable the down-and-out to meet such requirements? That's the debate going on at ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Daily Record
Fighting for a fair farm bill
In Ohio, one out of every seven jobs is connected to growing, processing, or distributing the food we eat and the products we use every day.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Groups brace for more Ohioans seeking health plans
For Ohioans seeking to get insured under the federal health care law, October was homework month and November was for browsing plans.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Ohio Food Banks Urge Kasich To Reconsider Waiver For SNAP
Ohio's hunger problem is the 10th worst in the country and food bank officials are fuming over Gov. John Kasich's decision not to request a waiver for all 88 Ohio counties that would stop the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits from ending for thousands of Ohioans.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Brown urges safety net for farmers, poor
As lawmakers in Washington negotiate a new Farm Bill, Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio called for a bill that provides a safety net for both farmers and people in need.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
House and Senate still at odds over farm bill
Sen. Sherrod Brown said on a press call that he is optimistic about the 2013 farm bill and called the outcome important for Ohioans.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Lack of younger enrollees threatens exchanges 10 minutes
Among the concerns surrounding the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was that too few young, healthy people would sign up -- a problem that could undermine the financial viability of the federal law.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Ohioans can enroll in expanded Medicaid on Dec. 9 5 minutes
Low-income Ohioans who are newly eligible for Medicaid under an expansion of the program can sign up for health coverage beginning Dec. 9, state officials said Wednesday.