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COVID 19 has forced millions of American businesses to seek local, state, and federal government subsidized short term financing to survive an economy pushed into recession by a series of state public health decisions.  The passage of the federal Stimulus legislation has substantial changes to the U.S. Small Business Administration which should make this organization […]

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The national tax incentive and economic development consulting firm, Montrose Group, released the COVID 19 Business Survival Guide to help companies navigate this unprecedented public health crisis.  Amid the negative news stories, skyrocketing unemployment numbers and a myriad of webinars and video conference calls, companies across America are working to figure out how to survive […]

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While May hopefully brings flowers from April showers, the month of May also provides millions of dollars in funding opportunities for Ohio’s Transportation Improvement Districts (TIDs).  Ohio has 46 TIDs covering large areas of the state.  These intergovernmental agencies are designed to foster planning and cooperation among different counties and local governments to plan for […]

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The battle against COVID 19 is likely not even at halftime yet but it is not too early to explore how states across the United States are doing in battling COVID 19 and understanding how this virus is impacting different state economies differently.  First, preserving public health is everyone’s goal and measuring the economic impact […]

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Established under the Public Works and Economic Development Act (PWEDA) of 1965, the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration has helped communities generate jobs, retain existing jobs, and stimulate industrial and commercial growth for more than 45 years. The EDA is the only federal government agency solely focused on economic development and the administration […]

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