• Northeast Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality prepares to lobby for its State of Ohio budget priorities

    by Chuck Hoven      (Plain Press, December 2022) The State of Ohio must complete its next two-year budget by June 30th of 2023. The budget will govern State of Ohio spending from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025.      Hoping to influence State of Ohio lawmakers in the decision-making process leading up to the […]

  • File your taxes now to claim your child and earned income tax credits

    (Plain Press, March 2022)    The IRS is now accepting 2021 tax returns! Sign up for the Expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) and Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).    There is roughly $193 billion waiting for families with children — all they need to do is file their taxes to claim it.    The American Rescue Plan made significant changes […]

  • Changes are coming to Ohio Medicaid: Update contact info now!

    (Plain Press, March 2022)      Don’t forget! Families receiving public benefits should begin updating their contact information now for important changes coming later this year.       A flurry of changes in the Medicaid program are anticipated over the next few months with redeterminations likely to resume (eventually) and the transition to a new slate of managed care plan […]