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Governance

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

A new law that takes effect March 22 is expected to help spirits producers in Ohio expand operations. House Bill 243, introduced by Ohio Reps. Casey Kozlowski and Ron Young, allows microdistillers to sell spirits in full-size bottles at their...
Ohio's film industry professionals will have greater exposure thanks to a new state-sponsored website. OhioFilmOffice.com features a database, the Ohio Production Directory, that allows production companies to connect with the state's pool of workers and vendors associated with the film...
Entrepreneurs looking to launch community market ventures can celebrate today, as their work just got a little bit easier. Columbus City Councilmember Michelle M. Mills, chair of the public safety and judiciary committee, announced earlier this week that proposed "community...
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 Internal Revenue Service and the Ohio Department of Taxation are looking out for "the little guys." The IRS is hosting a workshop for existing or prospective small business owners and the self-employed on Dec. 14 at Columbus State Community...
On March 1, the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio's board of trustees approved a resolution that waives all SWACO fees for those who recycle source-separated materials. In other words, if a business chooses to separate recyclables for collection...
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;...
Tara Abraham, chairman and co-CEO of Columbus- based Accel Inc., was appointed to the National Women's Business Council on Thursday, making her the third Central Ohioan to become a member of the NWBC since the fall. The NWBC is a federal advisory...

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