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March is Women’s History Month

One hundred years ago, suffragists marched on Washington to promote women’s rights. In recognition of the anniversary, the National Archives created a Pinterest board where you can view photos, letters, a cartoon, and other documents from that period. Visit WomensHistoryMonth.gov to learn about generations of women who’ve contributed to American society.   Source:  usa.gov  

Ohio elevates Minority Business Office to full division status

Ohio Development Services Agency Increases Emphasis on Minority Business Assistance COLUMBUS – Today Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) Director Christiane Schmenk announced further improvements to the Agency’s efforts to support Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) with the decision to elevate the Minority Business office to full division status, reporting directly to the Agency director, and to…

Ohio transportation budget shows a lack of serious commitment to minority owned businesses.

State Representative Reece Fought to Keep Amendment that Affected Minority Businesses during Transportation Budget House legislative bodies express disappointment at misguided policy exclusion COLUMBUS – The members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus were infuriated with the exclusion of an amendment that was presented on the House floor to ensure Minority owned businesses were included…

HIV/AIDS Awareness for Women and Girls

Nearly 25% of those infected with HIV/AIDS in the United States are female. In recognition of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, take a few minutes to learn basic facts about prevention, testing, and issues specific to women. These resources will help: Prevention — Learn how HIV is transmitted and how…

Is the City of Columbus Real Estate Department Biased?

I got the report of an interesting interaction between City of Columbus representatives and a nonprofit agency.  I have a few questions.  Do landlords have free reign over rental property?  Can they just barge into your office unannounced?  What rights do tenants have when they lease from a governmental agency? What I find more interesting…

Business Experts: Filing Business Tax Returns

THE LAW ACCORDING TO MOSES Filing Business Tax Returns By Ambrose Moses, III Business owners are required to file federal tax returns each year to report the gains and/or losses from their business for the tax year. Filing business tax returns is an essential part of owning and operating a small business. If you stay…