Important Election Updates
Voting for the May 4th, 2021 primary election started Friday, March 19th for all military and overseas voters! Learn more at VoteOhio.gov.
Governor DeWine has set a date for the 11th congressional district special election! Learn everything you need to know by following this link.
Once again, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose and the Ohio Supreme Court are partnering together to strengthen poll worker recruitment while boosting educational opportunities for Ohio attorneys by renewing Lawyers for Liberty. The order, as approved by the Supreme Court this week, allows Ohio attorneys to receive required Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for serving as a precinct election official in the May 2021 primary! Follow this link to learn more about Lawyers for Liberty.
The Nation is Looking to Ohio
The Secretary was a guest on multiple radio programs this week, including Fox News Radio’s The Brian Kilmeade Show. Listen to the Secretary’s interview on HR1, the federal takeover of elections.
Ohio Means Innovation
Youngstown State President, Jim Tressel, took Secretary LaRose on a tour of the Center for Workforce & Innovation that is being built at the university. The Center will focus on new approaches to close the skills and opportunity gaps in Ohio communities.
The hardworking men & women of Lordstown Motor Corp. are using ingenuity and hard work to manufacture the Endurance electric truck. On Monday, Secretary LaRose met with CEO Steve Burns and toured their facility.
Secretary LaRose sat down with Guy Coviello, the new CEO of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce, to discuss local business trends. Mr. Coviello and his team are working hard to build jobs and resources in the Mahoning Valley.
Secretary LaRose visited the Delaware Entrepreneurial Center at Ohio Wesleyan University where he was energized by the enthusiasm and creativity that students are bringing to the startup business community.
While in Athens, Secretary LaRose visited Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, the Innovation Center (IC), the Athens County Economic Development Council, and the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce. A featured client of the IC, Aries Science & Technology uses the power of AI and machine learning to develop novel solutions for the coatings industries.
Ohio Means Business
In February, Ohio broke another record in new business creation. 16,025 new business filings were submitted, 41% more than in February 2020. Follow this link to learn more.