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Collection Harris, Bill M. Ohio Senate papers
Title Newsclipping index
Accession number 10-20
Catalog Number 10-20News032005
Date March 2005
Exhibit# 0
Object Name Newsclippings
Scope & Content 2005

Newsclipping index

March 31
Legislator admits he used state worker.
House republicans to scuttle parking fees at state parks.

March 30
House plan pads voucher funding/ budget proposal would dramatically increase scholarships for Ohio private school enrollment.
House republicans propose expansion of school voucher program.
Government leaders fight budget cuts.

March 28
Ohio's spending plan under microscope/ leaders weigh options as vacation winds down.

March 24
Top legislators tout merits of Taft tax reform plan.

March 23
The tax-reform game.
Plug the loopholes/ some companies like Ohio's franchise tax because they don't pay it.

March 22
Budget deficit another example of school fiasco.
Taft holding line on tax plan.

March 21
Don't take from one group to give to another.
Schools have some leeway in gun punishment.
Districts ease zero-tolerance tack in policy on guns brought to school.

March 20
Tax-reform effort much succeed.
School firearm policies flexible/ more students suspended than expelled for bringing guns or look-alikes to school.
GOP senator catches heat from airwaves.

March 18
Senators seek to restore health funding for kids.
Tax code change divides lawmakers.
Lawmakers heed call to keep funding program for handicapped kids.
Local government leaders lobby to fight budget cuts.
Ads opposing Taft budget aimed at GOP senate districts.

March 17
Local leaders lobby to fight state budget cuts/ in Taft's plan, state aid to be cut 20 percent for cities and counties, 10 for townships and villages, and 5 for libraries.
Governor's numbers could lead to new deficit.
Officials lobby Taft to curb cuts/ Plusquellic, others say state budget jeopardizes police and fire services.
Senators urge joining house to restore funding for medically fragile.

March 16
Speaker vows to save children's medical aid.
Husted vows to save special needs funds.
House to restore aid for sick kids/ lawmakers must fund $6 million to cut elsewhere in Taft's budget.

March 15
Taft's tax plan may get through/ GOP legislation leaders unite behind proposed changes.

March 14
Boomer scores in senate.
Legislator booted from panel he says is too cozy with adminstration.

March 13
this idea's too big to stop.

March 11
Officals seek way to restrict state spending.
Smoke-free Ohio campaign begins.
Legislator ousted from panel/ republican says he asked too many questions about actions of state agencies.
State ends funding for MRDD program/ legislative committee upholds action; search now on to fill the void.

March 10
Senator kicked off panel for objecting to new parking fees.
Wouldn't it be great to end fixed elections?
Senate president pulls Grendell off panel for park-fee opposition.

March 8
Report: changes in law would save money.

March 7
Local officials attend Ag day.

March 4
Chamber's take on taxes differs from Taft's plan/ high sales-low profit companies would be hurt by tax proposal, organization argues
Spending limits detrimental to Ohio, favor fiscal adviser warns.

March 3
School enrollment stirs budget debate/ governor's numbers too low, state schools chief says in memo warning of deficit.
Undercount shortchanges Ohio schools/ education official says state's budget doesn't include 11,600 students.

March 2
Libertarian group ranks Taft as country's worst governor.

March 1
Taft blasts chamber proposal