Gov. John Kasich’s new tax proposal would deliver annual tax cuts averaging more than $2,800 to the top 1 percent of Ohio taxpayers while those in the bottom two-fifths would pay more on average than they do now.
With the majority of registered American voters now in favor of same-sex marriage, it only seems logical that the new generation of registered Republicans are changing their tone on the issue.
According to a new survey published by Pew Research this week, 61 percent of Republicans under age 30 “favor same-sex marriage,” while just 27 percent of Republicans over age 50 do not support it. Only 35 percent of those under 30 surveyed blatantly oppose same-sex marriage.
Pew credits the “rapidly changing public opinion overall” for the ...
“Voting is a Civic Sacrament”
-The Rev. Theodore Martin Hesburgh
This quote expresses the conviction that voting is an act of social responsibility and spiritual consequence. As faith leaders in this state and citizens of this nation, we cherish the liberty that allows us to practice our religious beliefs within our communities. We also esteem the right to vote our moral conscience in public elections. The freedom to engage in these sacred acts serves as a hallmark of American democracy.
It is ...
Ohio does not need another across-the-board income-tax cut. That, unfortunately, is the centerpiece of Gov. John Kasich’s mid-biennium budget proposal. When fully implemented, it would provide more than $900 million a year in tax cuts, much of which will go to the most to affluent Ohioans, and further shift the tax load to everyone else.