Category: Ohio Government

Winners announced for state MLK awards

  Winners announced for state MLK awards Annual Commemorative Celebration Jan. 11 in downtown Columbus COLUMBUS— Seven Ohio individuals and organizations will be recognized for their efforts to advance nonviolent social change at the 33rd annual Ohio Dr. Martin Luther…

State offers tax penalty forgiveness program

State offers tax penalty forgiveness program The Ohio Department of Taxation announced it will be offering a tax amnesty program from Jan. 1 to Feb. 15.  The program allows individuals and businesses with unreported or underreported income to come clean…

Secretary Husted: 2017 Sets Record For New Business Filings In 11 Months

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted recently announced that with 8,558 new entities filing to do business in Ohio throughout the month of November – 826 more than in November 2016 – 2017 marks another record-setting year for the number…

The 33rd annual Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration will be held at noon Thursday, Jan. 11

The 33rd annual Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration will be held at noon Thursday, Jan. 11 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 125 E. Broad St., Columbus. The Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission will present awards…

State has a Dec. 2 surplus auction

Dec. 2 surplus auction features floor cleaning system, arc welder, post hole digger, John Deere tractors and more The state’s next miscellaneous property auction, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 2, will feature numerous unique items including an Explorer 1500H Floor Cleaning…

ODJFS Encourages Employers to Hire Veterans

ODJFS Encourages Employers to Hire Veterans During Hire-a-Veteran Month, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) encourages employers to consider hiring veterans and reminds them of the many free resources the agency offers to help. “Veterans are assets…

Ohio again exceeds 15 percent MBE purchasing goal

Ohio again exceeds 15 percent MBE purchasing goal For the third consecutive year, the State of Ohio has exceeded the goal of its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) program by purchasing 23.65 percent of eligible goods and services through certified minority-owned…

Get a Front Row Seat to Democracy in Action

Get a Front Row Seat to Democracy in Action It takes an army of over 35,000 people to ensure things run smoothly on Election Day and we’re calling on you to enlist. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s office is…

State Funds Available to Help Businesses Market Worldwide

State Funds Available to Help Businesses Market Worldwide The Ohio Development Services Agency’s Export Assistance Office is ready to help Ohio small businesses sell their goods and services overseas. Recently, the State of Ohio was awarded $700,000 by the U.S.…