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Thu Jun 20, 2019, 03:46 AM

Ohio Senate committee puts finishing touches on state budget plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Senate’s budget-writing committee put its finishing touches on a state-budget proposal on Wednesday, setting up the two-year, $69 billion spending bill to be approved by the full Senate as soon as Thursday.

The state Senate Finance Committee voted unanimously, with four Democrats joining the committee’s 10 Republicans, to send the budget to the Senate floor, recommending it for passage. Committee members approved a flurry of spending measures and other largely minor changes.

But the headline features of the Senate budget plan unveiled last week — a mix of tax cuts and new spending on education, water projects and health programs — remained intact.

“I think both parties have their fingerprints and priorities established in this bill,” said Sen. Jay Hottinger, a Newark Republican.

Read more:https://www.cleveland.com/open/2019/06/ohio-senate-committee-puts-finishing-touches-on-state-budget-plan.html

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Thu Jun 20, 2019, 03:53 AM

1. I hope they put a limit on Kasich's

Criminal Charter Schools. But knowing DeWine, a devout Catholic, I doubt it.

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