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Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality (NOBLE)

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Medicaid Expansion:  Your action is urgently needed

(Plain Press, October 2017) Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality (NOBLE) issued a warning “the Fight for Medicaid Expansion is not over.” Reaching out to Plain Press readers the group said, “we need your help to ensure that individuals will continue to have access to affordable health care.” NOBLE said, Speaker of the Ohio House … Continue reading

NOBLE urges action on State budget issues

(Plain Press, September 2017)     Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality (NOBLE) urges Ohioans to call state officials to tell them to keep Medicaid expansion in place in Ohio, and to protect transit agencies and county governments from major cuts in revenue. Medicaid Expansion:  Your action is urgently needed TODAY! The Fight for Medicaid Expansion is … Continue reading

In Memory: Norman Wolfe

(Plain Press, September 2017)       The Near West Side and Cleveland lost a tenacious activist and advocate for the issues of low income Clevelanders when Norman Wolfe died on August 4. Formerly homeless himself, Norman Wolfe became a long-time advocate for homeless individuals and homeless issues. Recognizing his many contributions, the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the … Continue reading

NOBLE urges citizens to contact legislators about concerns in upcoming state budget

(Plain Press, April 2017)                Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality (NOBLE), a community based coalition working to make the community’s voice heard in the State of Ohio’s legislative process, is currently mobilizing residents to lobby the State Legislature concerning the next two-year state budget. On March 29th, local members of NOBLE boarded a bus … Continue reading

Ohio State Budget fails low and middle income Ohioans

by Byron Solomon (Plain Press, September 2015) This year’s Ohio state budget, once again, shows how little the state legislature cares about low and middle income Ohioans. In November, members of Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality came together to develop a community platform of needs. These needs ranged from more money for K-12 education, health … Continue reading

NOBLE makes platform recommendations for next Ohio Budget

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, December 2014) The dust had barely settled after the November election in the State of Ohio when Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality (NOBLE) gathered to start organizing to have an impact on the next biennial State of Ohio Budget. At a Saturday, November 15th meeting NOBLE members gathered to … Continue reading

Ohio creates new program for dual eligible Medicaid and Medicare recipients

(Plain Press, February 2014) The five counties in the Greater Cleveland Metropolitan Area will be among 29 demonstration counties in the State of Ohio that will participate MyCareOhio, a new managed care program for Ohioans 18 years and older who receive both Medicaid and Medicare benefits. Speaking at the January 11th meeting of Northern Ohioans … Continue reading

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