At a Glance: Ohio’s State Spending & Tax Collection

With the new state budget in place, the Ohio Legislative Service Commission has updated its infographics on budget-related topics. One particular graphic provides an overview of the General Revenue Fund (GRF), illustrating the state’s funding sources and the primary recipients of state tax dollars.

In FY 2019, Ohio’s Medicaid program consumed 45% of GRF dollars (more than $15 billion), making the health care program for low-income residents the state’s largest spending item. The next largest recipient was K-12 schools, which received about 24% of GRF dollars (more than $8.1 billion). 7/29/2019