Category: Ohio Government

Charleta Tavares seeks to expand contracting opportunities with SB 15

Senator Charleta Tavares seeks to expand contracting opportunities with SB 15 The Ohio Legislative Black Caucus has an extensive history when it comes to increasing support for minority businesses. It is not uncommon to see our institutions of higher education…

SOS Husted names May at “Main Street Ohio” Month

SOS Husted names May at “Main Street Ohio” Month Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced May as “Main Street Ohio” Month. Throughout the month, Ohio Business Profile will highlight select family-owned or independently operated businesses that are considered staples in their…

Ohio program provides preferences to veteran-owned companies

Ohio program provides preferences to veteran-owned companies The State of Ohio’s Veteran-Friendly Business Enterprise (VBE) procurement program provides preference or bonus points to certified companies that compete to contract with the state to supply the goods or services it needs,…

OFCC requests participation in survey

OFCC requests participation in survey The Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC) is requesting participation in a short survey regarding the State of Ohio’s EDGE participation program, specifically regarding OFCC-administered construction projects. From the surveys listed below, please complete the survey…

Ohio Invites Global Technology and Innovation Community to Advance Solutions to Curb Drug Abuse and Addiction

Ohio Invites Global Technology and Innovation Community to Advance Solutions to Curb Drug Abuse and Addiction Launch of the Second Phase of Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge Ohio is one step closer to finding new solutions in the battle against drug abuse…

MLK Statewide Oratorical Contest expands into three new regions

MLK Statewide Oratorical Contest expands into three new regions The Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission has some exciting news to share! The MLK Statewide Oratorical Contest is growing! The 2018 contest will mark the 19th anniversary of the…

Husted Declares February As “Minority-Owned Business”

Husted Declares February As “Minority-Owned Business” COLUMBUS – Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced February as “Minority-Owned Business” Month. Throughout the month, Ohio Business Profile will feature minority-owned businesses from across the state. In Ohio, there are more than 120,000 minority-owned businesses…

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…