Proposed Ohio Law Would Require More Details About Government Debt on Election Ballots
by MARC KOVAC | CAPITAL BUREAU CHIEF
Columbus -- Local governments would have to disclose their total debt obligations and per-capita implications when asking voters' permission to borrow more money, under legislation being introduced in the Ohio House this week.
Rep. Kristina Roegner, a Republican from Hudson, said the proposed law changes would provide voters with a clearer picture of public debt so they could make better-informed decisions at the polls.
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