Columbus, OH – On Monday, The Buckeye Institute’s Legal Center filed comments with the Ohio Sentencing Commission supporting its report Ad Hoc Committee on Bail and Pretrial Services Final Report. The Buckeye Institute also suggested two amendments to the new rules (see full comments below or download the PDF).
Columbus, OH – The Buckeye Institute’s lead economist Orphe Divounguy, Ph.D., commented on newly released data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, that showed Ohio’s economy grew by 1.7 percent in 2016. “The good news is that, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Ohio outperformed the US economy in 2016, growing by 1.7 percent; this is compared to a national average of less than one percent.”
Columbus, OH – “Today’s distressing revenue numbers shows that the need for Ohio to cut spending has grown. The Buckeye Institute continues to offer our 2017 Piglet Book as a roadmap for the Ohio Senate to find additional savings.
Columbus, OH – As state lawmakers work to cut $800 million from Ohio’s budget, The Buckeye Institute today rolled out a series of recommendations policymakers could look at to save taxpayer dollars and trim the needed money. The recommendations are a part of Buckeye’s 2017 Piglet Book, which was released in March, and if implemented, could save taxpayers more than $1 billion, a more realistic target than $800 million, given recent revenue shortfalls.
Columbus, OH – The Buckeye Institute’s Daniel J. Dew testified today before the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee on the criminal justice reform policies found in Senate Bill 66, sponsored by Sens. John Eklund (R) and Charleta B. Tavares (D). Dew is the Criminal Justice Fellow at the Institute’s Legal Center.
The Buckeye Institute is Leading Charge to Cut Stifling Regulations, Rollback Red Tape, and… Yes, Drain the Washington Swamp Using a Carefully Chosen Tool for the Job: the Congressional Review Act (CRA)
While the Washington establishment types are taking feather dusters in to do some light touching up and dust removal here and there, your Buckeye Institute is making use of a mighty axe (the CRA) to cut the devastating regulations hurting our citizens, our businesses, and our families in Ohio and states across this great nation.