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Tax Credit Authority Revokes Incentives For 105 Companies

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For many companies not meeting expectations, the tax-credit panel is reducing incentives it offered previously.
8:42AM
October 1, 2014

Ohio officials say they’re cracking down on companies that received tax incentives but have failed to create promised jobs.

Candidates For Ohio Auditor Square Off In ‘Rare’ Debate

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Ohio Auditor David Yost (right) speaks during a debate with Libertarian challenger Bob Bridges (left) and Democratic challenger John Patrick Carney (center) at the City Club of Cleveland Monday night.
Ohio Auditor David Yost (right) speaks during a debate with Libertarian challenger Bob Bridges (left) and Democratic challenger John Patrick Carney (center) at the City Club of Cleveland Monday night.
8:06AM
September 16, 2014

In what may be the only state candidate debate this election season, the candidates for state auditor tangled over JobsOhio, charter schools and funding local governments, at the City Club of Cleveland.

Ohio Handing Out More Tax Incentives To Companies Promising Jobs

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Daryl Hennessy, the Ohio Development Services Agency's Business Services Division chief, says tax credit benefits outweigh the cost in every instance.
7:53AM
July 7, 2014

A new report says the value of incentives grew from $56 million in 2012 to $63 million last year, and will grow to an estimated $65 million in the current fiscal year.

Liberal Policy Group Can’t Sue Over Ohio Jobs Agency

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The Ohio Supreme Court sides with the Kasich Administration's jobs creation board.
10:25AM
June
10, 2014

Ohio’s high court has ruled opponents of the private job-creation agency created by Gov. John Kasich don’t have the standing to bring their constitutional challenge.

State Approves Tax Breaks For Auto Glass Manufactuer

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The state’s Tax Credit Authority on Tuesday approved a 15-year, 75 percent Job Creation Tax Credit for the company, which is setting up operations at the old GM plant in Moraine.
8:47AM
May
21, 2014

The state of Ohio has approved part of an incentive package for Fuyao, the Chinese auto-glass company coming to the former GM Moraine plant south of Dayton.

Ohio’s Unemployment Rate Dips Again

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Ohio's rate remains below the national rate, which fell to 6.3 percent in April from 6.7 percent in March.
9:04AM
May 16, 2014

The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest level in more than six years.

GE Adding 1,400 Jobs In Southwest Ohio

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GE is widely known for household appliances, but also makes aviation equipment, like the famed J47 jet engine.
7:32AM
April
11, 2014

The parent company of Ohio-based GE Aviation is expanding operations in southwest Ohio with a new U.S. Global Operations Center.

Ohio Deemed Second Most Attractive State For Companies

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A road sign welcomes drivers in Ohio.
9:02AM
March 5, 2014

Ohio placed second to Texas again last year in an annual survey measuring how states stack up in attracting to companies and getting existing ones to expand.

JobsOhio Touts Job Creation Numbers In Annual Report

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The report from JobsOhio says it helped create 17,857 jobs in 2013. That's down from 21,099 in 2012.
12:47PM
March
4, 2014

The state’s private job creation corporation says it helped created nearly 18,000 jobs last year.

High Court Upholds Privacy Of JobsOhio Records

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Ohio Supreme Court says JobsOhio is exempted from state's public records law.
10:30AM
December
3, 2013

The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawyer’s request for records kept by the state’s privatized job-creation agency on procedural grounds.