COLUMBUS—State Senator Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson) today applauded recent announcements of record new business filings and a dropping unemployment rate as evidence that the state’s pro-growth economic policies continue to propel Ohio forward.
March reporting showed the state recorded the most new business filings in a single month in state history, with 13,747 entities filing to do business in Ohio, according to the Ohio Secretary of State’s office. Additionally, Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.4% in March, which is the lowest rate in 18 years according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
"We are working to create a pro-business atmosphere by cutting taxes, passing significant regulatory reforms, and changing the way the state works with job creators as they seek to expand or locate in Ohio," said Roegner. "I am thrilled to see these numbers as we continue to move forward in a pro-growth direction."
In recent years the Ohio Senate has focused on a number of pro-growth policies, including tax cuts and regulatory reforms, in an effort to strengthen the state's economy. Earlier this year, the Senate majority caucus introduced a package of additional reforms that would build on this momentum. Some of the highlights: