OCPA: How To Use That $100 Million
OCPA recommends that lawmakers use this revenue in one of the following ways:
• Reduce the income tax -- $100 million.
• Don’t pass a hospital provider tax – approximately $100 million. OCPA believes any effort to remain deeply entrenched in Medicaid is a losing scenario, but thanks to this newfound money you don’t need to tax again the very consumers who have already provided you with the funds you say you need.
• Don’t divert money from the Transportation Fund (see page A-3) and saddle taxpayers with $100 million in bonds -- $100 million.