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Below is a list of all our recent news postings to keep you up to date on current municipal tax legislation.

Municipal tax reform bill looks to cost city of Athens over $200K – The Athen NewsPosted: 12/18/2014

"A municipal tax uniformity law opposed by local officials and area lawmakers has passed in the Ohio...Read More

Municipal Tax Reform Bill Sent to Governor – OML Legislative BulletinPosted: 12/12/2014

"Am. Sub. HB5 cleared the final legislative hurdle this week when on Tuesday the Ohio House of Repre...Read More

City Leaders, Still Hurting From Kasich’s Cuts to Local Government, Urge HB5 Veto – PlunderbundPosted: 12/11/2014

"On a Tuesday morning conference call, municipal leaders called on John Kasich to veto HB 5, a bi...Read More

Ohio cities push Kasich to veto tax reform – Lancaster Eagle-GazettePosted: 12/11/2014

"LANCASTER – Local government officials are taking ongoing complaints about municipal tax reform t...Read More

Ohio lawmakers’ unjustified assault on home-rule rights continues with HB 5: editorial – The Plain DealerPosted: 12/11/2014

"Given the business interests and suburban Republicans behind it, Gov. John Kasich likely will sign ...Read More

Good intentions turn into trouble for cities – Akron Beacon JournalPosted: 12/08/2014

"The past decade, cities and their residents have not fared well at the Statehouse. Republicans, in ...Read More

Senate Sends HB5 to Ohio House for Approval – OML Legislative BulletinPosted: 12/05/2014

From the December 5, 2014 edition of the OML Legislative Bulletin: "On Wednesday, through a bi-pa...Read More

Ohio Senate Passes Municipal Tax Reform Bill – OML Legislative BulletinPosted: 12/03/2014

"Am. Sub. HB5 continues its legislative journey through the Ohio Statehouse with the Senate Ways and...Read More

HB 5 Senate Ways and Means Committee HB 5 Opponent Testimony for 12/02Posted: 12/02/2014

Linked below are testimonies from opponents of HB 5 as heard by the Senate Ways and Means Committee ...Read More

(Senate) Sub Bill Introduced – Harmful amendments includedPosted: 12/02/2014

Per an email sent by Michelle Jordan to all DATA members on December 2, 2014: "Dear DATA members:...Read More