Stories tagged with: JobsOhio

July 30, 2015 - 4:59pm
2 days 16 hours ago

The U.S is the largest producer of natural gas and oil in the world, and part of that has to do with the booming shale industry right here in southeastern Ohio.

JobsOhio and the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth met with community leaders at OUZ Thursday, to discuss southeastern Ohio's recent economic success.

"We're seeing some pickup in certain industries, and we've had some significant wins here, and significant announcements," said John Minor, JobsOhio...

July 28, 2015 - 3:13am
5 days 8 hours ago

Electronic commerce company Amazon.com will bring thousands of jobs to Licking and Franklin Counties.

The office of Governor John Kasich announced that 2,000 full-time positions are expected as a result of the company's new project in Etna Township and the Village of Obetz.

The positions will generate $60 million in annual payroll. 

The state's tax credit authority approved a 75-percent, 15 year tax credit for the project. 

Besides Amazon, the board reviewed...

August 29, 2013 - 5:29pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

Governor Kasich made a stop by the new Fanatics facility in the ECO Business Park in Frazeysburg on Thursday, to celebrate the announcement of hundreds of new job opportunities with the e-commerce company. Gov. Kasich acknowledged Senator Troy Balderson, State Representative Brian Hill and the Muskingum County Port Authority's, Mike Jacoby, for their contributions in helping to get the company to open up their new distribution center right here in Muskingum County.

"What...

July 11, 2011 - 6:36pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

Governor Kasich announced the JobsOhio Board of Directors Monday, the group given the task to bring jobs to the state and revive Ohio's economy.

JobsOhio will be funded by revenue from wholesale distribution from the Ohio Department of Commerce. Department of Commerce Director David Goodman says one of his main efforts is improving business to bring jobs to Ohio. He says this is one of the many ways the Department of Commerce is able to help.

"We're going to be in the...

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