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Collection Harris, Bill M. Ohio Senate papers
Title Newsclipping index
Accession number 10-20
Catalog Number 10-20News052005
Date May 2005
Object Name Newsclippings
Scope & Content 2005

Newsclipping index

May 29
Ohio considers plan to rein in medicaid costs/ proposal ties nursing home money to quality of care.

May 27
Millions missing from coin funds/ state will seek criminal charges against manager.

May 26
Third frontier ballot disputed/ democrats want split from public works.
Money's influence cost courts too much.

May 25
Senate budget plan aids schools/ no district would lose funds in next two years.
Senate puts its stamp on budget/ schools could get no increase in funding, new accountability.

May 24
Report criticizes Taft's proposal/ it would add to state's fiscal burden, policy matters say.
Foes of spending-limits bid have no plan B/ talks to stall proposed amendment off for now.
Senate embraces Taft tax changes/ budget version will include most of governor's proposals.

May 23
Proposal would fix school funding/ governor opposes the school funding alternative.
No to judicial sincecures/ extending the terms of Ohio's elected judges was a bad idea two years ago and it's an even worse idea now.

May 22
Tobacco funds may aid budget/ $95 million might be taken from smoking-prevention money.
Tax plan good, but needs work.
Gov. Taft lead character in Ohio tax drama.

May 21
Tax amendment debated.
Ohio senate revises 'sin' taxes.
Senate drops increased tax on beer/ to make up difference, their budget would raise cigarette tax 70 cents a pack; Taft, house want 45.
Drinkers might toast senate/ version of state budget won't double beer; wine taxes.
Smokers, not drinkers, to feel tax hit/ proposal targets tobacco to keep beer-related jobs.
Senate's budget hits cigarettes/ propsal would spare drinkers, cut vouchers, alter medicaid funding.

May 20
Groups want moratorium, review of Ohio executions/ death-penalty debate.
Groups demand stop to executions in Ohio.
Senate cuts beer drinkers a break/ proposal scratches house's plan to double tax on brew, targets cigarettes instead.

May 19
Lobby's message: raise tobacco taxes.

May 18
Consultant or lobbyist? change in law may hold answer/ some say state's 'revolving-door' legislation for former officilas needed to be toughened.
DMA on the ropes/ groups pin hopes on senate to keep program alive.

May 17
New tax draws ire of Ohio's grocers corporate tax slated to be phased out/ grocers don't like the idea of paying taxes on sales instead of profits.

May 15
Taft & taxes/ some call the governor's plan the biggest overhaul to the system in 34 years, but the proposal has its share of detractors.

May 14
Senate has own ideas on medicaid/ plan less favorable to nursing homes.

May 11
Taft won't halt executions despite AP findings.
Noe quits 2 state positions/ Taft says he didn't request resignations.
Coin-funds manager quites two state panels.
A second proposal on school funding/ senate republicans plan to offer new formula

May 5
Ohio plans to pay for assisted-living care.
Beer trucks deliver anti-tax petitions.

May 4
Lawmakers renew attempts to help insure mentally ill/ effort looks to be facing long ondds again.

May 1
Caps on malpractice suits still good idea, panel says/ insurance market for doctors better, but rate situation still called a crisis.

May 10
Governor, lawmakers say no need for halting to executions in Ohio.