Insight from a mom and her daughter
Would you come with me inside the legislative process for a few minutes? I've chosen to share an online opportunity for you to be in the hearing room of the House Finance Committee as we were taking testimony this past Thursday (March 21, 2013) on the proposed state budget for the next two years. I plan to provide additional thoughts related to this insightful testimony, but for now ...Read the Full Story
Preview of budget planning for State of Ohio
So, what will the next budget proposal look like for State of Ohio government and its many local community partners? Governor John Kasich will be announcing his budget proposal for the next two years on Monday, Feb.4 as required by law. He has indicated that he will explain a proposal for a new school funding method a few days ahead of that at the end of January.
Here is an article from Gongwer Ohio News previewing the budget:Read the Full Story
School Funding Proposal Coming Soon
Currently a temporary method of providing state operating assistance to local schools is in place. It is based mostly on methods that were in use several school years before.
It has been widely known for more than a year that the Kasich administration would like to develop a new set of methods. This proposal is expected to be contained in the Governor's budget proposal that is scheduled to be unveiled on Monday, February 4, 2013. It will come as a recommendation to the Ohio House, which will review it, possibly modify it, and send it to the Ohio Senate, probably soon after Easter.
Governor Kasich has just indicated that he plans to begin explaining it near the end of January. Here is an early article providing some clues, from the Hannah News Service.Read the Full Story
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