Small businesses in our community, and throughout our state, are vital contributors to both job growth and our economy. Right here in Richland County, we are home to a wide range of businesses including manufacturing, IT, health care and many more.
On Monday, citizens of the United States will spend the day, and probably the entire weekend, celebrating the Fourth of July. This year marks the 240th anniversary since our Founding Fathers adopted the Declaration of Independence—a document which officially declared our country a sovereign nation free and independent from Great Britain.
As we move into the summer months, I’m certainly looking forward to all the activities taking place in Richland County and around Ohio. Ohio’s new brand: “Ohio. Find it Here,” certainly captures the essence of our state and highlights its’ vast tourism industry. We are truly blessed to live in a state with such a large variety of activities as well as limitless opportunities for adventure—including amusement parks, state parks, rivers, campsites, in addition to the many festivals and live events hosted by big and small cities throughout Ohio.
State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded passage of House Bill 317, which is aimed at protecting minors from being victims of identity theft. Today’s vote was a concurrence vote in which the Ohio House voted to agree with amendments made by the Ohio Senate.