Gov. Mike DeWine has proposed doubling state aid for family and children’s services, from $74 million a year to $151 million a year, shoring up poor counties more dependent on the state.
In fact, just 51 of Ohio’s 88 counties use levies to generate local funding, a big factor in Ohio’s last-place ranking for support of local children’s services.
Today on All Sides weekly reporter roundtable, how the governor’s promises will land in the Ohio General Assembly and more.
- Jackie Borchardt, Columbus bureau chief, Cincinnati Enquirer
- Jo Ingles, Reporter, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News
- Cathy Candisky, reporter, The Columbus Dispatch