COLUMBUS—State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) and State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) recently participated in a forum alongside leaders from the Ohio Municipal League (OML) to discuss Ohio tax policies and other issues affecting local governments.


“It’s important that we, as members of the legislature, continue to meet with the representatives of our constituent municipalities, especially during the budget season," said Representative Anielski. "Hearing their concerns and being able to transmit them to our committees allows us to craft a better, more responsive budget for the state of Ohio that works well on every level of governance.”


During the meeting, the members of the OML board, Sen. Peterson, and Rep. Anielski discussed a variety of topics surrounding Ohio’s municipalities and the upcoming state budget. These conversations included an examination of tax policy changes from Governor Kasich’s recommended budget, House Bill 49.


"The tax burden facing hardworking Ohioans persists as an obstacle in the pursuit of financial stability," said Senator Peterson. "I remain committed to productive discussion surrounding the pressing issue of tax policy so that this stability can be more easily attained."


Currently, the state budget is in the House Finance Committee.  Once House Bill 49 is passed out of the House, it goes to the Senate for their review.  The budget must be passed by June 30th.

 
 
 
  
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