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State Biennial Budget: Understanding the Impact on Business

 

The Chamber’s Government Spotlight series was created to engage our region’s businesses in the legislative process by educating about the impact of hot political issues of the day. The State Biennial Budget appropriates nearly $70 billion annually for state agencies and programs. It is the largest piece of legislation that moves through the state legislature […]

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Government Day 2018

  Government Day 2018

Government Day was created to help business leaders navigate government complexity, facilitate connections with elected officials and key stakeholders, and raise the collective voice of the Columbus Region business community at the local, state and federal levels of government. Breakout sessions, networking, and morning and lunch keynotes focused on issues relevant to the 2018 election: […]

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NEXT: Theocracy in America?

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Theocracy in America?

My undergraduate major was ancient history, which I switched to (from economics) because of a brilliant and charismatic professor. I hung on his every word. Except for one occasion. He made a statement in class once to the effect that “Every society’s form of government eventually becomes a theocracy.” As an ancient historian, he was […]

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OH-Employment GreenCard Reforms Campaign

  OH-Employment GreenCard Reforms Campaign

Employment based immigrants must wait over 90 years to receive a green card due to archaic per country limits. This is an issue that acutely impacts Immigrants from highly populated countries such as India that also have the largest pool of high-skilled man power, estimating around 300,000. All the Individuals impacted have been hired by […]

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Register for Ohio’s Largest Small Business to Government Contracting Event

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Register for Ohio’s Largest Small Business to Government Contracting Event

Small businesses seeking contracting opportunities at the local, state and federal level should register for the 2018 Ohio Business Matchmaker for an opportunity to “match” goods and services to participating buyers with combined budgets representing billions of dollars. The largest small business to government contracting event in the state will kick off with a networking […]

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NEXT: What Comes After Globalization?

David Staley David Staley NEXT: What Comes After Globalization?

This weekend, Emmanuel Macron defeated Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election, which sent sighs of relief in Brussels. Had Le Pen won, she would have certainly pulled France out of the European Union as the British voted to do last year. There would be little hope of the EU surviving the withdrawal of […]

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Opinion: Millennials Concerned with Future of Social Security

Omar Faruk Omar Faruk Opinion: Millennials Concerned with Future of Social Security

Compiled by Omar Faruk and Chasity Boedicker. This year, Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation and make up the largest number in the workforce. As a voting block, Millennials outnumber the Baby Boomers and we care about wide range of issues, not just affordable college. One of those issues is […]

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