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February 10, 2020
OHIO CHAMBER LENDS SUPPORT TO OHIO FAIRNESS ACT
On Tuesday, February 4, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce testified in support of the Ohio Fairness Act. The legislation, House Bill 369 (HB 369), would amend Ohio’s discrimination statutes to prohibit sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodation.
On Tuesday, February 4, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce testified in support of House Bill 467 during a hearing in the House Ways and Means Committee. HB 467 is the latest attempt to address an Oho Chamber tax Public Policy Priority.
OHIO CHAMBER PRIORITY BILL TAKES AN IMPORTANT STEP
An Ohio Chamber of Commerce priority bill took another step closer to its passage this week. In the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee, House Bill 251 (HB 251), received its second hearing in two weeks and proponents of the legislation were given the opportunity to testify.
As you may know, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation conducts a quarterly survey of business leaders, looking to gain insight as to how the business community feels about the economy and the top issues of concern facing their operations. The survey remains open for just a few days, so don’t miss out! Business leaders are encouraged to take just a minute to complete the survey by following the link here.
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