Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signs House Bill 168 which will support several key priorities of the DeWine-Husted Administration.
The bill invests $2.2 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding into local economic recovery, improvements to Ohio's pediatric health care facilities, and improvements to water and sewer infrastructure in Ohio. The bill also allots funding to repay Ohio's loan to the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund which was necessary to pay unemployment benefits during the pandemic.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine
Lt. Governor Jon Husted
State Representative Mike Loychik
State Senator Vernon Sykes
Ryan Augsburger, President, Ohio Manufacturers Association
Roger Geiger, VP and Ohio Executive Director, National Federation of Independent Business
Gordon Gough, President and CEO, Ohio Council of Retail Merchants
Jack Irvin, Vice President of Public Policy, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
Nick Lashutka, President and CEO, Ohio Children's Hospital Association
Steve Stivers, President and CEO, Ohio Chamber of Commerce
Pat Tiberi, President, Ohio Business Round Table
June 29, 2021