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Fri May 10, 2019, 07:52 PM

$69 billion budget plan passes Ohio House with strong bipartisan support

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Ohio House on Thursday gave its final OK to a proposed $69 billion, two-year state budget that includes sizable personal income-tax cuts, raising Ohio’s minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21, and more money for education and children’s services.

The massive bill, which passed 85-9, now heads to the Ohio Senate, which is all but certain to make its own significant changes to the legislation.

Notably, all but two House Democrats voted for the Republican-authored budget bill.

Tax changes

Under the House’s version of the budget, Ohioans with taxable incomes of $22,250 or less would no longer have to pay state income taxes. Tax rates for everyone else would be reduced by about 6.6 percent.

Read more: https://www.cleveland.com/open/2019/05/69-billion-budget-plan-passes-ohio-house-with-strong-bipartisan-support.html

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