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Collection Harris, Bill M. Ohio Senate papers
Title Press Release
Accession number 10-20
Catalog Number 10-202008PresRelease
Date 2008
Object Name Release, News
Scope & Content 2008

Press Release

January 15
State-provided funding for heating and cooling renovations will improve energy efficiency, lower cost.
Harris announces $1 million state loan to Delaware county company; will create 23 new jobs.

February 5
Senate passes foster care reform legislation.

February 11
Harris announces release of state funds for Mount Vernon Development Center renovations.

March 12
Statement from senate president Bill Harris.

April 22
Harris announces nearly $2.8 million in state grants to support advanced energy research in Ohio.

April 24
Senate passes bill to crackdown on educator misconduct, build safer classrooms for Ohio students.

May 14
Senate passes strong consumer protections to govern 'Payday' lending industry.

May 15
Statement from senate president Bill Harris.

May 20
Harris announces renovations to Ohio State University Mansfield campus.
Harris announces $1 million grant awarded to Rolls-Royce in Knox county; expansion will create 100 new jobs.

May 27
Harris secures additional $200,000 to support economic development efforts at Mansfield-Lahm airport.

June 17
Harris announces state funding to support Scioto juvenile correctional facility upgrades.
Harris: state funds released for renovations at Mount Vernon Developmental Center.
Harris announces state grant to support high-tech start-ups in Mansfield and North Central Ohio.

June 27
Harris announces state funding for lodge renovations at Mohican State park.

July 21
Harris announces state investment in Delaware County businesses; move will help create nearly 50 new jobs.

July 31
Governor, speaker & senate president co-chair campaign Columbus, Ohio, July 31.

August 5
Statement from president Harris, speaker Husted regarding sick days mandate on Ohio businesses.
Harris announces more than $1.5 million in state funds for North Central State College.

August 6
Harris announces state funds for new National Guard Training Center/city recreation department.

October 6
State awards $80,000 grant to Knox County company; will create 50 new jobs.
State allocates $300,000 for Mansfield rehabilitation facility.
State awards $200,000 grant to Ashland County company; will create 100 new jobs.

October 20
State funds go to Knox county for roadwork improvements; will create 50 jobs at Sanoh America.
State funding released to Highland Local School district for classroom facilities assistance.