Amendment Watch: News from the Twitterverse


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Here are some tweets we’re seeing summarizing provisions in the House amendments to the budget (newest items on top):

@mbruning81 Matt Bruning
State budget allows the sale of beer and wine in Columbus Commons park.

@phrontpage Jim Siegel
Summary list of changes does not mention #SB5 but does say it “conforms to other recently enacted pieces of legislation.”

@CCandisky Catherine Candisky
House budget plan nixes Kasich proosal to increase workload of college profs

@phrontpage Jim Siegel
Several pro-charter school amendments among the budget changes.

@CCandisky Catherine Candisky
Ohio grads who return to state within 10 years will qualify for in-state tuition under hose budget plan

@mbruning81 Matt Bruning
Provides 2 new options for making up calamity days: e-days or blizzard bags (pre-assigned take home work)

@gongwer Gongwer News Service
Budget changes: Hybrid community schools allowed, new calamity day options www.gongwer-oh.com

@mbruning81 Matt Bruning
Schools to get an additional $40 million per year.

@mbruning81 Matt Bruning
Budget caps college tuition annual increases at 3.5%.

@mbruning81 Matt Bruning
Budget also creates board to oversee public-private partnerships for transportation projects.

@gongwer Gongwer News Service
Budget changes: PUCO, OCC call centers merged; OCC advocacy positions limited. www.gongwer-oh.com

@mbruning81 Matt Bruning
New budget bill eliminates the estate tax and also boosts school funding.

@CCandisky Catherine Candisky
House plan provides$15 million more for PASSPORT home care

@gongwer Gongwer News Service
Budget changes: Pension shift, sentencing law adjustments dropped. www.gongwer-oh.com

@gongwer Gongwer News Service
Budget changes: Estate tax eliminated; school funding increased. www.gongwer-oh.com

@bethvanderkooi Beth Vanderkooi
Changes to OH budget – repeal of estate tax, increase money to OARDC and Extension and food banks. Good stuff.

@phrontpage Jim Siegel
Budget change: Casinos must may CAT tax on “gross” receipts.

@phrontpage Jim Siegel
Budget changes for schools: No school loses more than 20%. TPP phase out ends after two years. Extra $80 million over two years.

You can see what we’re seeing by looking at who we follow on Twitter.

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