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Investment in green energy creates large amount of jobs and demand for skilled workers. And labor unions are created and are critical part of a strong worker economy as they provides benefit to workers such as job training. The report provides case studies for Apprenticeships programs around green energy jobs.Year: January, 2010•State: Ohio•Type: Fact Sheet or Inforgraphic•Source: Policy Matters Ohio•Policy: Environment, Employment
More state investment is needed formental health- by analysing the budget of departments of mental health and addiction services, of education and of medicaid, the author recommends the state put more investments and resources to improve the treatment on residents struggling with mental illness and drug addiction.Year: May, 2019•State: Ohio•Type: Fact Sheet or Inforgraphic•Source: Policy Matters Ohio•Policy: Health
Ohio has pressing needs for public investment, from stemming the drug epidemic to preventing infant mortality; fixing the unconstitutional school funding system to making college affordable. Taxpayer revenues should be used for public services that benefit everyone, not for special tax breaks. The House is right in eliminating this tax break. The Senate should concur.Year: May, 2019•State: Ohio•Type: Fact Sheet or Inforgraphic•Source: Policy Matters Ohio•Policy: Education
Manufacturing is important to Ohio, with many workers still in manufacturing industries, making it important for economic revenue and employment for the state. Workers without higher education can earn more money in manufacturing than other types of work and industries.Year: January, 2017•State: Ohio•Type: Fact Sheet or Inforgraphic•Source: Policy Matters Ohio•Policy: Employment, Finance