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By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Apr 15, 2014 9:05 AM | 10
Its mixed news for Ohio in the annual Rich States, Poor States report released today. The economic outlook for Ohio has steadily risen to 23 in 2014 from 47 in 2008, including a three-spot jump in ranking over last year. But when it comes to actual economic performance, the state continues to rank 49, behind perennial last-place Michigan, as it has since the reporting began.
By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Apr 14, 2014 9:41 AM | 61
Congratulations, Ohio. As of today you’re no longer working for Uncle Sam. Well, not literally, but it took Ohioans until April 14 to earn enough money to pay all their taxes for the year.
By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Apr 11, 2014 9:20 AM | 427
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is coming to vending machines.
By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Mar 28, 2014 10:45 AM
With the tax filing deadline only two weeks away, consumers are being inundated with ads about how to spend their tax refunds. But what if you didn’t know you had a refund coming to you? What if the state was spending your refund money instead? That’s the situation in Ohio – but maybe not for long.
By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Mar 27, 2014 1:20 PM | 31
Toledo City Council has a new economic development tool: murals. That’s right, spending $20,000 of taxpayer money to paint murals on buildings in the city is a form of economic development. At least, that’s what two members of the council would have you believe.
By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Mar 25, 2014 10:00 AM | 9
Ed Nagle was beside himself. One of his workers was often late and absent, and the pattern continued despite Nagle's best efforts to fix it.
By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Mar 13, 2014 11:38 AM

It comes down to trust.

By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Mar 10, 2014 11:13 AM | 19

“You’ve got to read this Supreme Court brief!” Those aren’t words you normally hear, but in this case originating in Ohio, it’s true.

By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org | Mar 10, 2014 5:00 AM

Tom Wheeler, the cable industry lobbyist-turned Federal Communications Commission chairman, quickly won the support of cable providers Thursday when he announced his plan to combat television blackouts.

By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Feb 20, 2014 5:00 AM

The Ohio Legislature has voted to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, but how the products are classified is still a concern — and money is the issue.