JobsOhio http://wyso.org en Tax Credits To Support 160 Factory Jobs In Miami Valley http://wyso.org/post/tax-credits-support-160-factory-jobs-miami-valley <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has announced &nbsp;credits to help three different Miami Valley factories open or expand, adding up to 166 jobs.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Fecon, which already makes forestry equipment in Lebanon, is widening its plant floor and adding 25 jobs. </span></p><p></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:25:58 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47840 at http://wyso.org Tax Credits To Support 160 Factory Jobs In Miami Valley Mayors, Jobs, And Making The Most Of Water: WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Nan Whaley http://wyso.org/post/mayors-jobs-and-making-most-water-wysos-lewis-wallace-talks-nan-whaley <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid--5dc151d-e120-704c-bd48-8296fc5e8d9b"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Georgia; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Newly sworn-in Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley was at the U.S. Conference of Mayors Jan. 22-24, and she came back with some insights about what mayors can do to grow jobs and make the most of natural resources. </span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45255 at http://wyso.org Mayors, Jobs, And Making The Most Of Water: WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Nan Whaley Fuyao To Bring At Least 800 Jobs To Miami Valley http://wyso.org/post/fuyao-bring-least-800-jobs-miami-valley <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Last week’s big news that a Chinese company will take over a large part of the old GM plant in Moraine is still reverberating throughout the Miami Valley. Officials say the automotive glass manufacturer, </span>Fuyao<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">, is expected to bring at least 800 jobs by 2017.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 21:19:21 +0000 Lewis Wallace 44584 at http://wyso.org Fuyao To Bring At Least 800 Jobs To Miami Valley Looking Back on Year 2 For JobsOhio http://wyso.org/post/looking-back-year-2-jobsohio <p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; font-family: verdana, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 19px;">The second full year of operation for the state’s public-private economic development organization was nearly as rocky as its first one. <span style="font-weight: inherit;">Gov. John </span>Kasich<span style="font-weight: inherit;"> has made it clear many times that he stands behind his keystone creation </span>JobsOhio. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 43883 at http://wyso.org Group Claims First JobsOhio President Cashing In On Ohio Connections http://wyso.org/post/group-claims-first-jobsohio-president-cashing-ohio-connections <p>A group critical of JobsOhio says the California native brought in to be its first president may have used that position to set himself up for a big payday later.</p><p>The liberal group Progress Ohio has been trying to find out about the deals Mark Kvamme has been striking with his firm Drive Capital since leaving JobsOhio. Progress Ohio’s Brian Rothenberg says based on a similar proposed deal with one of the state’s pension funds, Kvamme could net $9 million in fees, half a million in expenses and 20% of future profits from The Ohio State University’s investment in his company.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:35:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 43186 at http://wyso.org