How much does Greater Cleveland’s taxes collect in tourism taxes, and can they cover the cost of the Global Center upgrades? Awakening on Monday, June 6, 2022

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global center: Over the past four years, Greater Cleveland has provided over $300 million in tax revenue to support the travel and tourism industry in the region. County officials are now considering a proposal to spend another $46 million to renovate the Global Health Innovation Center. Robert Higgs looks at how the millions already raised on tourism are being spent and how the county can pay for the project.

Demo: The Cleveland City Council may soon approve $15 million of the city’s $512 million American Rescue Plain program to demolish dilapidated property to revitalize neighborhoods. Lucas Dapril reports that demolition project advocates are an ideal use of ARPA money because they can transform neighborhoods in one fell swoop without recurring costs. But many long-term questions related to the demolition and renovation of dilapidated houses remain unanswered.

State Representative Jena Powell, a Dark County Republican, amended a teacher training bill on the first day of Pride month, saying that allowing transgender women to play on women’s sports teams is a Title IX violation. We talk about the ban on transgender sports on Today in Ohio, a daily half-hour news podcast.

Just 24 days ago, Steve Dakin was named Superintendent of Ohio Public Education. (Ohio Channel)

Steve Dakin: Ohio Superintendent of Public Education Steve Dakin has resigned from his position, according to Laura Hancock. The former state council vice president served less than a month after controversy over leaving the council days before he applied for the position of superintendent.

Redistricting: Ohio Republicans defied an Ohio Supreme Court ruling approving a new state legislative district map, with a Friday morning court deadline passing without any formal action from the GOP-controlled redistricting commission. Andrew Tobias reports that the move makes clear that with a federal court ruling providing their preferred cards for this year’s elections, Republicans plan to ignore attempts by the state judiciary to impose the language of redistricting reforms – pending a more favorable Supreme Court composition after the election. November elections.

Filing claims: A growing number of lawsuits are challenging Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s guidance to election officials for August. 2 state legislative elections. Andrew Tobias reports that potential Democratic candidates have filed two lawsuits in the Ohio Supreme Court, and a potential Republican…

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