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Collection Harris, Bill M. Ohio Senate papers
Title Newsclipping index
Accession number 10-20
Catalog Number 10-20News012005
Date January 2005
Exhibit# 0
Object Name Newsclippings
Scope & Content 2005

Newsclipping index

January 30
All bets off as tribe asks state for casinos/ cash-strapped Ohio might be receptive to Shawnee plans.

January 27
Voided convictions spur proposed law.
Ohio cigarette tax may rise/ Ohio chamber of commerce says 45 cents proposed.

January 26
Blackwell can't cover for the voters/ spending limit won't change vote-buying pols-or constituents willing to sell out to government.
Lawmakers prepare for possible cigarette tax proposal.
Sen. Harris talks tax reform at AU.

January 25
Harris says tax reform needed to make Ohio business friendly.
Taft pays early visits to warn of budget cuts.
Taft brings bad money tidings.

January 24
Job No.1

January 23
Dems' leadership lag propels GOP whoops.
State faces tough decisions to solve budget shortfall.

January 22
GOP plots death of spending plan/ Taft, top lawmakers might try to craft alternative to Blackwell ballot proposal.

January 20
On the same page/ for the first time in far too long, legislative leaders and the governor sound like men willing to work together.

January 19
Statehouse leaders agree on tax, economy priorities.
State cap on spending worth pain, backers say.
Republicans call tax reform top priority.

January 18
State aid may come with bit of advice too,/ encouraing consolidation of local services.

January 16
Agitators stir things up in Columbus.

January 14
GOP pair back limit on Ohio' s spending/ 2 to push bills based on Blackwell's plan.
Proposal would tie state's hands/ lawmakers in both parties question plan to put spending and tax limits in constitution.

January 12
Limiting Ohio spending.

January 11
Leaders shouldn't be rushing to limit state's potential.
Support growing for constitutional limits on state government spending/ secretary of state's idea gaining steam.
Has a new era dawned in the general assembly.
Taft considers amendment to limit spending.

January 10
Taft to ask limit on spending/ amendment would differ from Blackwell proposal.
Legislators' spat over lieutenant governor signals a combative session.

January 9
High-technology initiative returns to the front burner.
Ohio house speaker sparks optimism for practical legislative efforts.
Republican statehouse ushers in new year.

January 6
Taft considers amendment to limit spending.
Taft looks at limit on Ohio's spending/ governor considering state amendment proposal that could be on November ballot.
Another really horrible idea from Ken Blackwell.
Taft to outline tax reform bid/ governor focuses on job creation for next generations.
Statehouse switcheroo.
Lawmakers get assignments in house, senate/ new term's committees shape up.
New point man for governor/ lt. gov. Bruce Johnson to play major role in pursuing tax-reform initiatives.

January 5
Johnson wins OK of general assebly as lieutenant governor.
Taft considering constitutional amendment to limit spending.
Ohio senate new president shows who's boss.
Ohio lawmakers talk tough on fiscal reform.
Electricty deregulation may be reviewed in senate.
Lieutenant governor raises ruckus/ democrats cry foul over way in which decision was made.
Divided senate OKs new lt. governor.
Ohio senate ratifies Johnson as new lieutenant governor.
Johnson is Ohio's Lt. gov.- not without debate.

January 4
General assembly changes leadership/ some familiar faces in new places.
Legislators face tough decisions/ state budget deficit, unemployment levels are among top issues.
Ohio lawmarkers talk tough on fiscal reform/ session opens with hard decisions ahead on spending, taxes.
New leaders of senate, house sworn in, pledge cooperation/ president, speaker stress accountability among lawmakers.
Harris, Husted take leadership roles/ both legislators stress tax reform, business.
Ohio lawmakers open 126th session.

January 3
Leadership in house, senate shifts today.
Job GOP lawmakers: improve business conditions.
New senators familiar as term limits force chamber swapping.

January 1
Toaft considering constitutional amendment to limit spending.