• The Heritage Network
    • Resize:
    • A
    • A
    • A
  • Donate
  • Ohio

    A Big Day for Medicaid in Ohio: Not So Fast

    The fight over Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion is still raging in Ohio, and today will be a decisive day in that battle as Governor John Kasich (R) attempts to use executive authority to ram through an ill-advised Medicaid expansion. Proponents try to sell the expansion as a conservative policy that even … More

    Obamacare Means Jobs on the Chopping Block

    “If the health care reform law is not repealed or employer mandate does not go away, we’re going to have to take drastic action,” said Scott Womack, who owns 12 IHOP restaurants in Indiana and Ohio. Womack employs nearly 1,000 full- and part-time employees and provides health insurance to his … More

    No Turning Back on Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion

    Many states have chosen to take Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion expecting they can get out later if they wish. But that’s not the case. Some states have said that if the federal government ever reneges on its promise of enhanced funding in the future, they’ll just withdraw from the expansion. But … More

    What Obama Wants for Your Children and Grandchildren

    Proud parents and grandparents are sharing photos of their kids’ first day of school. And as students head back, many states are pushing back—telling the Obama Administration that its federal education plan isn’t right for their students. Anyone who has taught in a classroom knows how different children are from … More

    Obamacare and the Medicaid Expansion: How Does Your State Fare?

    The Medicaid expansion is touted by proponents of Obamacare as a “no-brainer.” While it is true that some states may see projected savings, it is erroneous to claim that this experience applies to every state. Proponents predict that by expanding Medicaid states will be able to reduce payments to health … More

    Obamacare Insurance Exchanges: States Have Options

    Governor John Kasich (R) is expected to opt not to set up a state Obamacare exchange. This is the right decision for Ohio. The President’s health care law is unworkable and unsustainable. Rejecting the health insurance exchanges, and equally as important, the Medicaid expansion, are two opportunities states have to … More

    Keeping the Military from Voting in Ohio

    Numerous military veterans groups have expressed consternation over a recent lawsuit filed by Obama for America as well as the Democratic National Committee and the Ohio Democratic Party against the Ohio Secretary of State over early voting in Ohio. They are right to be concerned. The lawsuit is over a … More

    Morning Bell: The Energy Revolution and Its Discontents

    With all the gloomy economic news coming out of late, one bright spot flew under the radar last week: the United States is poised to be the proverbial center of the energy universe. A recent study by Harvard Research Fellow Leonardo Maugeri found that the United States’ incredible shale reserves represent “the … More

    Ohio Earthquakes Spark Drilling Controversy

    Youngstown, Ohio, had a rockin’ New Year’s Eve, but not the kind it hoped for—a 4.0 magnitude earthquake shook the city just one week after a 2.7 magnitude earthquake hit. Fortunately, there was no significant damage or injuries; the focus has primarily been on the cause of the earthquake. Although … More

    Indiana Pins Hopes on Right-to-Work Bill to Spur Job Growth

    Indiana lawmakers are bracing for another high-profile fight over a right-to-work bill when the legislative session opens Wednesday. Last year Democrats fled the state in protest, preventing the legislature from conducting business for five weeks. The right-to-work bill would end forced unionization for private-sector workers in Indiana. Its supporters say … More