There are 29 days until the 2018 Ohio General Election. Early and absentee voting begins this Wednesday October 10, with the voter registration deadline tomorrow, October 9.
Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and a number of State Officer and State legislative positions are on the ballot this year. As Election Day approaches, we at GOPC have been thinking about a range of quality-of-life and redevelopment issues we think the next legislative body of the state should work to carry out.
Earlier this month, GOPC was a table sponsor at the Gubernatorial Forum hosted by the The Ohio Association of Regional Councils (OARC). Speaking to a roomful of the state’s top political, business, and civic leaders, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray shared their campaign platforms related to transportation, infrastructure, job creation, and economic development.
Newspapers from across the state have reported on how leaders from these Reinvention Cities are seeking to create supportive state policy that will aide revitalization efforts already underway.