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State Representative Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) has announced that House Concurrent Resolution 32 today passed out of the Ohio Senate. The resolution recognizes and celebrates independent businesses.


In 2014, HCR 32 officially would designate the week of Monday, June 30th through Sunday, July 6th as “Independent Retailers Week.”


“Small, independent businesses are the backbone of our economy, providing goods and services to consumers and jobs to employees,” said Gonzales, the resolution’s sponsor. “I think it is especially appropriate to recognize their great economic impact during the same time that we celebrate our nation’s independence.”


An independent retailer is a single business that operates by itself and is not part of a larger company chain.

 
 
 
  
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Representative Gonzales Sworn In As State Representative Of The 19th House District

 
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State Representative Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) today was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. She represents the 19th Ohio House District, which includes the cities of Westerville, Gahanna and New Albany; Sharon, Blendon, Plain and Mifflin Townships; the Village of Minerva Park and portions of Columbus. This will be her fourth full term in the Ohio House.