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Impact Ohio Conference Coming to Toledo Next Week

September 7, 2021 |

Columbus, OH–Impact Ohio will hold its first in-person regional conference of 2021 in Toledo on Friday, September 17 at the Stranahan Theater and Great Hall from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The 2021 Impact Ohio Toledo Regional Conference is a partnership effort with The Success Group and the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce. The conference…

More Details for the 2021 Mahoning Valley Regional Conference

August 31, 2021 |

Impact Ohio will hold the Mahoning Valley Regional Conference on Friday, October 1, from 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at The Grand Resort. At the Mahoning Valley Regional Conference, panelists will explore three different public policy areas. The Mahoning Valley’s Military Economy Panelists will discuss the important role military installations play in the Valley’s regional economy. This panel will focus on…

More Details for the 2021 Toledo Regional Conference

August 19, 2021 |

Impact Ohio will hold the Toledo Regional Conference on Friday, September 17, from 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Stranahan Theater. At the Toledo Regional Conference, panelists will dive into three different public policy areas. Redistricting: What It Means for Ohio and the Toledo Region A panel of experts will discuss the importance of Ohio’s redistricting process. Panelists…

Join us on Friday, October 1 in the Mahoning Valley!

August 16, 2021 |

We hope you can join us in Warren for the Mahoning Valley Regional Conference on Friday, October 1, from 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Grand Resort. The 2021 Impact Ohio Mahoning Valley Regional Conference will be a premier opportunity for key government officials, business leaders, and community members to gather and learn more about policy issues important…

Join us in Toledo! Registration is Open.

August 6, 2021 |

Impact Ohio is excited to hold the 2021 Toledo Regional Conference on Friday, September 17, from 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Stranahan Theater and Great Hall. The 2021 Impact Ohio Toledo Regional Conference will be a premier opportunity for key government officials, business leaders, and community members to gather and learn more about policy issues important…

CORONAVIRUS UPDATES JULY 2021

July 26, 2021 |

This month, Governor DeWine announced that his regular COVID-19 press briefings were coming to an end after a 15-month stint. In all, there were 168 press conferences with the final being after the state’s last Vax-a-Million drawing at the end of June.  While the regularity of the COVID press briefings has come to an end,…

The Ohio Checkbook: What is it Really?

July 23, 2021 |

What is the Ohio Checkbook? The Ohio Checkbook is a public online resource for information on local and state finances, including government spending, transactional data, revenue allocation, salary data, and other financial data. The updated Ohio Checkbook design, as of November 2019, is a combination of the original Checkbook and Ohio Interactive Budget (OIB). The…

JCARR: What is it Really?

July 16, 2021 |

What is JCARR? The Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) is a legislative body that is comprised of and used by the General Assembly to oversee and advise on rulemaking. “Joint” refers to the banding of members from both chambers of the state legislature. It operates to check how new, proposed, or existing rules…

Navigating The Register of Ohio

July 9, 2021 |

What is The Register of Ohio?  According to the Legislative Guidebook, the Legislative Service Commission (LSC) facilitates the Register of Ohio, which is an electronic system for state agencies to file administrative rules. The Register is available to the public, equipped with the filed rules, corresponding rulemaking documents, and information on how rulemaking is conducted.  Why does the Register Exist?  O.R.C. § 103.051 notes that the Register…