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Press Releases

The Buckeye Institute Experts Weigh-in on Senate Veto Overrides

August 22, 2017

Columbus, OH – The Buckeye Institute’s experts commented on actions taken by the Ohio Senate regarding Governor John Kasich’s vetoes in the state’s biennial budget.

Buckeye’s Rea Hederman: Ohio July Jobs Report is a Sober One

August 18, 2017

Columbus, OH – Rea S. Hederman Jr., executive vice president at The Buckeye Institute, commented on newly released unemployment data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

As Senate Prepares to Take-Up Veto Overrides, Buckeye Experts Weigh-In

August 17, 2017

Columbus, OH – As the Ohio Senate prepares to return to Columbus to vote on overriding some of Governor John Kasich’s vetoes in the state’s biennial budget, The Buckeye Institute’s experts weighed-in on three critical areas.

The Buckeye Institute Files Amicus Brief in Support of Property Owners

August 16, 2017

Columbus, OH – Today, The Buckeye Institute filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court of the United States to take up the case Wayside Church v. Van Buren County in support of Wayside Church whose private property was taken by the county for pennies on the dollar. With similar laws as Michigan’s, the case also has implications for Ohio property owners.

Buckeye Institute Amicus Brief Argues for Ohio’s Right to Ensure Election Integrity

August 09, 2017

Columbus, OH – The Buckeye Institute filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in the case Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute, supporting Ohio’s ability to ensure the integrity of its elections. In the brief, Buckeye argues that, according to Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., a law that would not allow Ohio to maintain accurate voter registries is unconstitutional.

Buckeye Economist Orphe Divounguy: Although Still Growing, Ohio’s Economy has Cooled Down

July 26, 2017

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 1.4 percent in the first quarter of 2017, compared to 1.9 percent for the rest of the region.

Buckeye Economist Orphe Divounguy: Ohio Created More Jobs than Expected in June

July 21, 2017

Columbus, OH – The Buckeye Institute’s lead economist Orphe Divounguy, Ph.D., commented on newly released unemployment data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

The Buckeye Institute Files Amicus Brief in Janus v. AFSCME Supporting Free Speech

July 20, 2017

Columbus, OH – The Buckeye Institute filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in the case Janus v. AFSCME, supporting Mark Janus and the First Amendment. In the brief, Buckeye shows that unions can survive without compelled contributions and, alternatively, this change will lead unions to better serve their members. 

Buckeye Experts Weigh-In on House Veto Overrides

July 06, 2017

Columbus, OH – Today, the Ohio House overrode several of Governor John Kasich’s vetoes and The Buckeye Institute’s experts weighed-in. The House action restores legislative oversight, begins to reform Medicaid but doesn’t do enough, and misses opportunity to hold local governments accountable on spending.

Buckeye Institute: Kasich Signs Ohio's Budget, Vetoes Critical Medicaid Reform

July 01, 2017

Columbus, OH – The Buckeye Institute issued the following statement on Governor John Kasich's decision to veto the Medicaid freeze.