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Fix Our Roads Ohio Clips February 25, 2019

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 10:21


  • Toledo Blade - Editorial: Ohio's gas tax inevitable
  • Columbus Dispatch / Dayton Daily News - DeWine said he’s considering reopening state office in D.C.
  • Youngstown Business Journal - Proposed Gas Tax Would Bring Extra $10.3M for Roads
  • Athens News - Gas-tax hike could be boon to local roads
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer/Columbus Dispatch – Tom Suddes: Gov. Mike DeWine is plain spoken about gas tax, has death penalty on the agenda
  • Crain's Cleveland Business - Editorial: Get moving
  • Ashtabula Star Beacon - Editorial: The price of not raising taxes
  • WCMH The Spectrum (Columbus) - Proposed gas tax increase would bolster ODOT, local governments' budgets; drivers give mixed reviews
  • Akron Beacon Journal - Editorial: DeWine’s candid conversation about the gas tax
  • Youngstown Vindicator - Editorial: Move cautiously, responsibly on increasing Ohio gas tax
  • Lorain Morning Journal - Ohio, Lorain County pleased with fuel tax proposal
  • Warren Tribune Chronicle - DeWine talks gas tax hike
  • Ohio Public Radio - Ohioans Express Concern Over Gas Tax Hike
  • New Philadelphia Times Reporter - Gas tax increase would bring about $1 million to Tuscarawas County
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - Poll: Should Ohio increase its gas tax 18 cents a gallon as proposed by Gov. Mike DeWine?
  • Hannah Capitol Connection - ODOT Releases Spreadsheets on Municipal Distribution of Gas Tax Revenue
  • Gongwer News Service - Some In House GOP Not Fully Sold On Size Of Gas Tax Increase; Local Impacts Detailed
  • Knox Pages - Proposed gas tax increase could nearly double local road repair funds
  • Ohio Chamber of Commerce - Governor’s Solution to $1 B Transportation Budget Shortfall Includes Gas Tax Hike

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  • Ohio Department of Transportation - ODOT releases local impact

Read more: Fix Our Roads Ohio Clips February 25, 2019


Fix Our Roads Ohio

Friday, 18 January 2019 13:25

Statewide coalition sounds warning about Ohio's lack of funding for deteriorating roads, bridges


FOROHIO-LOGO-updatedGrowing statewide coalition of business, local government and transportation industry leaders launch effort to educate Ohioans on looming transportation funding shortfall

Columbus, OH – Sharply reduced funding for vital improvements to Ohio's deteriorating roads and bridges presents a major economic and transportation problem according to a statewide coalition advocating for adequate infrastructure spending.

Local government officials, transportation industry stakeholders, local chambers of commerce, and others have formed a broad-based coalition, Fix Our Roads Ohio (FOR Ohio), aimed at educating Ohio citizens and policymakers on the critical needs of Ohio's transportation infrastructure. The group is advocating for funding solutions that will provide long term, smart investment in Ohio's transportation future.

The coalition began circulating a case statement entitled A Moment of Truth: Ohio's Transportation Funding Problem and How to Solve It.

Also read the flyer Ohio’s Transportation Funding Problem: An Emerging Crisis.

More information and news about the coaltion are available at Fix Our Roads Ohio (FOR Ohio). For updates and information as it happens, follow FOROhio on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.