|Collection||Harris, Bill M. Ohio Senate papers|
|Scope & Content||
Reorganizing state government is too taxing for this budget debate.
Editorials/ now is time to act/ Taft, Harris and Husted have historic opportunity to restore Ohio's vitality.
Taft may be taking risky gamble on taxes.
As lawmakers crunch numbers, advocates push human stories.
Makeover could save $1.5 billion, Petro says/ 11,500 state workers would be eliminated in his budget plan.
E-check rolls on in area counties/ polluted air means more tests for Summit, Portage, Medina; Stark still exempt.
State urged to end E-check.
E-check is still needed, EPA says/ air quality still poor in Northeast Ohio/ New cares exempted from test for 4 years/ Tests will end in Dayton, Cincinnati.
State cuts likely to hurt here/ mayor: Taft's budget may mean lost services, higher fees for residents.
Taft tax plan gets backing of GOP/ legislative leaders vow to cooperate in making sweeping state changes.
41 states, but not Ohio, use Medicaid for assisted living.
Two cheers for Gov. Taft.
Taft, lawmakers focus on taxes as they outline priorities for 2005.
Cupid hits Taft, legislative leaders.
Taft's budget proposal warrants full hearings.
Time to tax and spend/ the general assembly has before it two momentous proposals; upon its fiscal decisions rests nothing less than Ohio's future.
Cuts define Ohio's budget/ Taft proposes sweeping tax changes, higher fees, slowest spending growth in 40 years.
Tonic or bitter medicine?/ Taft's prescription to fix Ohio's tax system and rein in spending would have far-reaching effects.
It's Ken Blackwell's state; Bob Taft just lives in it/ the anti-tax secretary of state has taken over the debate.
Taft's package: down is up/ tax proposal both an increase-and a savings.
Ohio governor pushes tax cuts/ changes would be phased in, with a goal of revitalizing economy.
GOP shows support for Taft's proposals/ governor to focus on decreasing income taxes.
Taft pitches big cuts.
Taft pitches tax reform in state of the state speech.
Ohioans may see reforms in taxes/ Gov. Bob Taft seeks reduction in income taxes, but higher fees for electricty, alcohol, tobacco.
Taft warns of domino effect if spending isn't cut.
Taft wants tax overhaul/ governor's plan targets growth of economy, jobs.
Taft unveils tax overhaul/ democrats blast proposal as bad for working class.
'Special interests' sruely will fight back.
Taft: Ohio needs tax reform.
Tafts wants consumers to dig deep-again/ businesses, wealthy would get tax breaks.
Governor trying to change state's tax system.
Taft plan to widen budget shortfall.
Taft to announce tax plan that would widen gap.
Appropriations bill passes with some inappropriate machinations.
Taft speech to focus on tax reform, once more/ state of the state this week.
Taft's plan to slash funds sparks controversy.
Jacobson gives detail of plan to strengthen state's antiterror laws.
A halfhearted and sloppy assault against academia.
Lawmakers aim to help guard members with life insurance.
State's spending bill includes pay raise for senate leaders.
Ohio senate authorizes $1.5 billion capital budget.
Senate approves state construction budget.
Democrats criticize pay hikes for 2 Ohio state senators.