Ohio’s Biennial Budget Winding Through Senate

There are many positives in HB 166, Ohio’s 2020-2021 operating budget as it emerged from the House in May.  Under the category of “do no harm,” the Governor found $200 million to make sure that Ohio’s 225,000 children who receive Medicaid through the CHIP program will continue to be served.  This is necessary because a

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New Efforts Afoot to Reduce the Federal Poverty Levels

Millions of people with low incomes could lose vital safety net benefits as a result of a potential change contemplated by the Trump Administration in how poverty thresholds are adjusted for inflation.  On May 7, 2019 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a request for comments on certain indices of consumer prices and

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Citizenship Question for 2020 Census –new info May 2019

This blog was originally posted in March, 2018. Since then, the lawsuit challenging the addition of the citizenship question to the 2020 census  has been heard by the U.S. Supreme Court and the decision is pending.  The case became hot news when it was reported on May 30, 2019 that the estranged daughter of deceased

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Nonprofit Board Blog

Frequently Asked Questions: Board Issues I am a brand spanking new Executive Director and only have vague knowledge of boards.  Where can I get a crash course on boards? The operative word in this question that you want to avoid is “crash.” After 40+ years of working with and for nonprofit boards I can honestly

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