May 25

A Memorial Day tradition

By Maggie Thurber | For Ohio Watchdog

Maggie Thurber

FLAGS: American flags line the street in Toledo, Ohio

In May 2002, my husband and I purchased a new home in Toledo, Ohio. We didn’t move in right away due to painting, cleaning …

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May 25

Southeast Ohio businesses still fighting oil and gas tax hike

Photo credit: Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce

MARIETTA, OHIO: Businesses here and in the surrounding region would suffer from a fracking tax hike

By Jason Hart | Ohio Watchdog

In Marietta, Ohio, business owners still have hanging over their heads an oil and gas tax hike Gov. …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/219948/ohio-fracking-tax/

May 19

School districts share spending data on Ohio’s online checkbook

By Maggie Thurber | For Ohio Watchdog

Toledo Public Schools logo

TRANSPARENCY: As the first urban school district to sign up for OhioCheckbook.com, Toledo Public Schools hopes to remain on the leading edge of spending transparency.

Transparency in spending is nothing new for the …

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May 15

E-cigarette tax would destroy Ohio small businesses

Photo credit: Evolved Vapors

AT RISK: A fast-growing small business, Evolved Vapors will cease to exist if e-cigarettes are subjected to tobacco taxes

By Jason Hart | Ohio Watchdog

Gov. John Kasich’s steep e-cigarette tax, should lawmakers pass it, will have deep repercussions.

For …

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May 13

You’re Invited to An Evening with Steve Moore and Paul Atkins

On Tuesday, May 19, The Buckeye Institute will be hosting Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal and former SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins at the Cleveland Marriott East in Beachwood, OH. Moore and Atkins will be speaking about regulations that …

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May 08

Funding for sports facilities included in Ohio budget bill

By Maggie Thurber | For Ohio Watchdog

Pro Football Hall of Fame

TOURISM DISTRICT: A provision in the House budget bill would create a Tourism Development District for the planned Pro Football Hall of Fame Village depicted in this concept drawing.

Tucked into the more …

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