Governance

State and city policy and governance that impacts local small businesses and entrepreneurs.

A public-private initiative bringing together entrepreneurs, startup funders, CEOs, university presidents, foundations, and other leaders to help companies launch or grow kicked off this week with an announcement from the White House. The Startup America Partnership will receive funding from...
Ohio Treasurer Kevin Boyce is using Minority Enterprise Development Week, which ends tomorrow, to remind minority business owners of the resources available through the his office, namely the GrowNOW program. Since taking office in January 2009, Boyce’s administration claims it...
In an attempt to inform Metropreneur readers about where Columbus's mayoral and city council candidates stand on the issue of small business, we've compiled their answers (originally published on our sister website, Columbus Underground) to the following question: Small businesses...
The Columbus Chamber yesterday announced its opposition to Ohio Issue 2, the Ohio redistricting amendment that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. The proposed constitutional amendment would create an unelected, 12-member commission that would draw legislative and congressional districts;...
The Ohio Tourism Division has partnered with Groupon to provide daily deals in seven markets across the state during Ohio Tourism Week. The team effort, which is scheduled to coincide with National Tourism Week, kicks off May 9. During Ohio...