From the daily archives: Thursday, September 12, 2013

According to JobsOhio’s 2012 Strategic Framework document “Ohio is a headquarter state!”.   And one of the key strategies in 2013 for the publicly-funded development group is “to promote Ohio’s central location as an excellent fit for headquarter projects.”   They actually have an entire document about it on their website.

According to JobsOhio’s latest quarterly report,  two of the largest Q2 projects this year were headquarters projects, one for Safelite Group, the automotive glass repair company, and another for the Ascena Retail Group, a retailer of clothes for women and tweens.

The Q1 report also contained two headquarters projects.  One for […]

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JobsOhio and the Kasich administration are scuttling a deal to move a suburban company to a larger space in downtown Cincinnati. As a result, the company is considering an offer to move to Northern Kentucky.

JobsOhio rejected the move because the company markets relationship enhancement devices to women. Given GOP support for Medicare coverage of Viagra and penis pumps, this is an unexpected new front in the War on Women.

Pure Romance is expanding operations and hiring 15 new management-level employees. Like many businesses, they want to move from the suburbs to downtown Cincinnati to attract a […]

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Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor published an op-ed with some bizarre arguments about local budgets, and an interesting new campaign line. The op-ed makes a number of disingenuous arguments that the Kasich budgets have not, in fact, ripped off local governments and you have not, in fact, voted on increased levies.

Economic growth is the best way to help communities. This is Governor Kasich’s plan, and it’s working.

I’d hate to see it not working. I guess Plan B is “Get her!

GDP growth isn’t a plan, it’s a goal. A goal that Kasich is currently missing. Let’s get […]

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