State lawmakers in Michigan, Ohio and numerous other states continue to debate whether to opt–in to an expansion of Medicaid permitted by the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as “Obamacare.” In
The question of whether to expand Medicaid is complex and wrought with misinformation and misunderstanding about the options available to Ohio, and the effects of a potential expansion.
Ohio faces a shortage of affordable healthcare providers. The U.S.
This paper, written by Ohio University economics professor Richard Vedder, examines how workers’ economic freedom is correlated with increased economic prosperity, and how Ohio’s labor policies are
Project labor agreements (PLAs) are contracts negotiated between unions and construction project managers.
On April 14th, the Ohio House of Representatives unveiled a budget proposal that makes significant growth-oriented improvements and proposes spending less money from the General Revenue F
This report, published by the Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions, examines how some states, including Ohio, are exploiting a loophole in federal Medicaid rules to boost revenue and incre
Governor Kasich introduced his biennial budget proposal on February 2, 2015.
Freeing Ohio’s energy market from government renewable energy mandates will improve the state’s economy by ending costly crony capitalism, increasing jobs in competitive industries that don't requi
This report studies the balance sheets of Ohio local governments, attempting to quantify the effects of cuts to state "revenue sharing" programs enacted in 2011.