[A slew of Ohio organizations jointly sent a statement to Governor Kasich on Wednesday, December 14, requesting that the Governor address Ohio’s staggering underfunding of mass transit. This blog excerpts most of what they requested with some minor edits for clarity.]

Dear Governor Kasich:

As you know, according to the 2015 Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Transit Needs study, the state of Ohio needs $192.4 million in capital and $96.7 million in operating funds just to meet existing demand for public transportation services. An additional $273.5 …


Nearly 1 million Ohioans could lose their healthcare if the Affordable Care Act is repealed

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Nearly 1 million Ohioans could lose their healthcare if the Affordable Care Act is repealed

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made a huge difference in the lives of millions of Americans. Some of the changes are nearly invisible but widely used, such as the provision that allows children to stay on a parent’s plan until they are 26 and financially on their feet, or the one that prevents a cancer survivor from being locked out of health coverage. Ohio’s Medicaid expansion and the health…

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