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Helping to Bring Business to Ohio

Photo by Robert Couse-Baker


Throughout this legislative session, the Ohio House has been working hard to promote job creation, business growth and economic recovery. In recent months, Ohio has experienced a dramatic influx of industry and jobs. In January of this year, the Buckeye state gained 25,000 jobs, and in February, we led the nation in jobs gained with an uptick of more than 28,000. With more and more businesses relocating within our borders, these trends are poised to continue as we move forward in 2012.
To ensure that these relocating companies can make a smooth transition, they need access to information concerning available spaces in which to locate their operations. In this spirit, the House passed House Bill 436 at the end of March. This legislation creates the SiteOhio Certification Program, a revenue-neutral program that helps businesses to find available certified commercial, manufacturing and industrial properties in Ohio.
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