economic development

Attorney General Dave Yost speaks at a press conference in 2018.
Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

Attorney General Dave Yost says he doesn’t like some of what he found in a review of state incentives for economic development projects in the final year of former Gov. John Kasich’s administration. He’s now pushing some changes to the way the state awards grants, loans and tax credits.

Aerial view of The Oval on Ohio State University's campus
Ohio State University

The Ohio State University was announced this week as the campus partner for the Alliance for the American Dream.

County leaders are protesting the state’s strict boundary lines for wind turbines – saying the new law is forcing them to miss out on billions of dollars in economic development by thwarting any new wind farm projects. Opponents of the law still have a long journey toward changing it.

Get Your Kicks: The Route 33 Bypass

Oct 21, 2013

10:00 For the first time ever, cars and trucks in northwest Athens county can circumvent the small town of Nelsonville, OH . The Route 33 bypass has relieved congestion, but worries some business owners who fear the loss of traffic means loss of customers. This hour we'll take a look at the past and present effects of fast lanes on commerce. Guests

Local governments may be competing for businesses and people, as companies like Bob Evans move from Columbus to upper income areas like New Albany. What will the results of this competition be? Should these governments need to compete at all? The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) will be holding a State of the Region Luncheon today, April 21, focused on how "Transportation means Business," with keynote speaker Jerry Wray, director of ODOT. Guests: