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October 21, 2019
OHIO HOUSE PANEL HOLDS FIRST HEARING ON CHAMBER PRIORITY LEGISLATION
The legislative process is underway for one of the Ohio Chamber's top priority bills, HB 352, as it received its first hearing in committee this past week. The bill will help reform Ohio's workforce discrimination laws to help better align them with federal law and other states' laws.
OPPORTUNITY ZONES PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN OHIO
The U.S. EDA recently visited the Ohio Chamber of Commerce as part of a day-long trip to gain a better understanding of Ohio's efforts to promote the use of Opportunity Zones to encourage economic development.
NEW HOUSE BILL WOULD ADD PROTECTIONS FOR OHIO'S LGBTQ WORKERS
This past week, the Ohio House held a press conference with leaders from business and the LGBTQ community to announce the introduction of HB 369, legislation that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.