Category: OLBC

New OLBC leadership team to be sworn in and host virtual press conference

COLUMBUS –Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) President-elect Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) announced that the OLBC’s incoming leadership team will host a virtual press conference TODAY, Jan. 4 from 9:30-10 a.m. to introduce the organization’s new leadership team, executive director and newly elected members. The press…

Sykes Named To National Fellowship On Maternal and Child Health

Lawmaker looks to strengthen Ohio families by bringing together state experts DENVER— The National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL) recently named state Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) to its inaugural Maternal and Child Health Fellowship program. Sykes joins 24 other…

S.B. 213 to create new loan program

S.B. 213 to create new loan program S.B. 213 calls for the creation of a Small Business Microloan Revolving program which would give small businesses up to $2 million per fiscal year with interest rates at or below current market…

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…