EDITORIAL: Time to finish the job

The Columbus Dispatch (October 1, 2014)

Lawmakers finally should bring uniformity to city income taxes

In April, when the Ohio Senate had been sitting on a House-passed bill to simplify Ohio’s thicket of municipal income taxes for more than four months with nary a hearing, The Dispatch opined that it was understandable for senators to take some time to understand this contentious issue.

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EDITORIAL: GOP has better issues to address

The Columbus Dispatch (September 25, 2014)

There are more-important, less-divisive issues for the legislature to tackle in its year-end lame-duck session than making Ohio a right-to-work state and requiring a photo ID to vote. It’s good to see House Speaker Bill Batchelder confirming that these issues are not expected to be on the agenda, despite speculation fueled by Democrats eager to rally their voters to the polls in November.

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