Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Ohio’s Top Elected Officials Unveil Plan to Boost Economy
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Gov. Ted Strickland says Ohio needs to target nine industries over the next decade to grow the state’s economy.
Strickland released a strategic plan Wednesday that identifies key industries needed to improve the economy. They include advanced energy, polymers, bioscience and aerospace.
The plan, presented to hundreds of business leaders, aims to change the often-negative perception of Ohio’s economy.
Strickland and Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher want to build on an existing marketing program that bills the state as the ideal place to find balance between work and life. Fisher also serves as director of the Ohio Department of Development.
Other goals include increasing the rate of growth in exports and in per-capita income.
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