Medicaid tax change to cost Ohio, counties more than $1 billion

Debate over the next two-year state budget won’t start for seven months, but state officials
already are wrestling with a looming billion-dollar budget hole, plus a $400 million local funding
hit that includes bus services.
Federal regulators are putting an end to a state sales tax structure that allowed Ohio to
collect hundreds of millions of dollars per year in federal Medicaid …
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