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A Think Tank With a Shaker Edge

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Shaker Life Magazine interviews director Amy Hanauer

 
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A Think Tank with a Shaker Edge

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Emerald Cities Cleveland Seeking Workforce Development Manager

Got what it takes to build partnerships for sustainable energy retrofits while creating high roads jobs for Ohioans?  Come to work with Policy Matters Ohio partner Emerald Cities of Cleveland.


 

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Getting Ohio’s Economy Back to Work…For All of Us

Director Amy Hanauer roused the City Club on Friday with a vision for building a stonger Ohio economy by tapping sustainable resources and investing in all Ohioans. Check out the video here.

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Pepper: End Unprecedented Pay-To-Play With Merit-Based Reforms And Transparency

David Pepper’s campaign has released the following press release. 
COLUMBUS – At a press conference today, David Pepper, Democratic Nominee for Ohio Attorney General, responded to the latest revelations of unprecedented pay-to-play politics occurring in the Attorney General’s Office.

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Auditor's Former Chief of Staff Speaks About Being Removed From Job

COLUMBUS (Chris Vanocur/Dawn Faugl) — Jerzell Pierre-Louis is finally speaking out. She’s the former Chief of Staff to Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo.
ABC 6/FOX 28 first broke the story about Mingo removing Pierre-Louis from her post. After Pierre-Louis left that office, she threatened to sue, claiming she had been fired after confronting Mingo with allegations of improper behavior with female staffers. But just months later – after Pierre-Louis withdrew some of those allegations – Mingo gave Pierre-Louis a $135,000, six-month consulting contract.

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Study finds low wages will challenge budget initiatives on public assistance

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The Mid-Biennium Review created five initiatives to help public assistance recipients get jobs and reduce reliance on public assistance, detailed in a new report by Policy Matters Ohio.  “The context of these initiatives is a low-wage economy that leaves many working families i

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Public Assistance Initiatives in 2014 Ohio Budget Bill

 Changes to public assistance programs in the MBR emphasize cost cutting, stricter eligibility, but not alleviation of poverty.

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Senior Advocates Hold Panel Discussion on Medicare and Social Security

Advocacy Groups Hold Community Meeting to discuss Medicare and Social Security and celebrate Medicare’s upcoming 49th Birthday. 
Rep. Marcy Kaptur’s Office to present at event with seniors discussing the programs and pertinent legislative updates.

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Obama signs LGBT executive order

President Barack Obama on Monday signed an executive order aimed at protecting workers at federal contractors and in the federal government from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
“I firmly believe that it’s time to address this injustice for every American,” Obama told a group of LGBT activists gathered in the East Room of the White House. Later, he added, “we’re on the right side of history.”

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