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Advocates for Ohio's Future

Advocates for Ohio's Future

Friday November 30, 2018

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Advocates for Ohio's Future News Highlights

Don't Forget! The period to enroll in a 2019 health insurance plan is

OPEN NOW and closes December 15th.

If you or someone you know could use some help with the enrollment process, check out this great resource from our members at UHCAN Ohio!

Bills Introduced

  • HJR 19 (LaTourette, Holmes) Amend the Constitution of the State of Ohio to modify the requirements for the initiative petition process
  • HB 777 (Merrin) Income Tax Reduction Act-Lower income tax rates by the amount necessary to round each tax rate percentage down to the nearest one-tenth of one per cent beginning in 2018
  • SB 340 (Beagle) Creates the Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council

State Elections

State Budget


Mental Health and Addiction

Health and Medicaid

  • Policy Matters Ohio (Report): Medicaid supports Ohio jobs
    • "Since Ohio accepted federal funds to expand Medicaid in 2014, the program has provided health insurance to more than 1 million Ohioans. It has strengthened the state’s economy and put tens of thousands of Ohioans to work. Ohio will have almost 54,000 more full and part-time jobs in 2019 than it would have had we not expanded Medicaid."

Poverty & Work Supports

Jobs, Economy, Wages and Workforce Development

Housing and Homelessness

Older Adults and Aging

Upcoming Events

HHS Job Corner

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