Policy Matters calls for $15 state minimum wage by 2025

Columbus, March 14 - Today Policy Matters workforce researcher Hannah Halbert joined House Assistant Democratic Whip Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati), Senate Assistant Democratic Whip Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati), State Sen. Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman), and Cleveland-area nursing home employee Chaundra Kidd to call for a modernized minimum wage.

Short-Term Loan Petition Rejected

COLUMBUS March 9, 2018 — The Ohio Attorney General's Office today rejected the petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which would establish new regulations of short-term loans.

Brown Named Co-Chair of Bipartisan House-Senate Committee To Solve Pension Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 26, 2018 – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was named Co-Chair of the bipartisan House and Senate Joint Select Committee on Pensions, tasked with solving the pension crisis threatening more than 60,000 Ohioans and 1.5 million workers and retirees nationwide. Brown and one Republican co-chair will lead the Committee, which is made up of eight Republicans and eight Democrats from both the House and Senate.