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Tourism bill would promote Ohio as travel destination and encourage job growth

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer Tourism promotion is a smart investment that brings a quantifiable return to Ohio; it creates jobs and generates tax dollars that support essential services in Greater Cleveland. Did you know that in 2011 the Buckeye state realized a return of $14 in state and local taxes for every $1 invested in […]

Statement of Representative Mike Dovilla Regarding the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit

Sponsor Testimony Before House State Government and Elections Committee – JobsOhio 2

Rep. Mike Dovilla Appointed to Serve as Vice-Chairman of House Education Committee

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) today appointed State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) to serve as vice-chairman of the House Education Committee. In addition to this appointment, Rep. Dovilla continues to serve on the Economic and Small Business Development Committee, the State Government and Elections Committee, and the Ways and Means Committee. […]

Local Wrestler Honored

Source: Strongsville Post Author: Terry Brlas Strongsville City Council honored state wrestling champion Brent Fickel at its regular meeting on April 2. The Strongsville resident and Padua Franciscan High School senior standout won the Division II state title at 132 pounds by virtue of his 7-0 decision over Colin McDermitt of Lima Shawnee. Fickel’s 2011-12 […]

Rep. Dovilla Announces TourismOhio

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) today announced the economic benefits to Northeast Ohio of TourismOhio, a pilot program for job creation in legislation he recently introduced. House Bill 489 creates TourismOhio, a five-year pilot program designed to promote Ohio as a travel destination and to encourage job creation. The pilot program links funding for TourismOhio […]

Expecting to enable JobsOhio group quickly

Source: The Daily Record Author: Marc Kovac COLUMBUS — Lawmakers hope to move quickly on legislation enabling the new JobsOhio group to run the state’s economic development programs. Legislation solidifying the relationship between the new private nonprofit and the Ohio Department of Development has been introduced in the House and Senate, and sponsors told reporters […]

Reps. Dovilla and Hagan Discuss Proposal for Government Reform and Economic Development

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) and Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today announced the introduction of House Bill 489, legislation that will reform the Ohio Department of Development in order to continue revitalizing Ohio’s job creation efforts. When enacted, House Bill 489 will complete the transition from the Ohio Department of Development to the Ohio Development Services […]

Strongsville congratulates resident, Padua student for wrestling accomplishments

Source: Sun Star-Courier Author: Emily Hanford STRONGSVILLE-The city honored Strongsville resident and Padua Franciscan High School student Brent Fickel for being the Ohio High School, Division II State Champion Wrestler for the 2011-2012 season. Mayor Thomas Perciak presented the honor student with a proclamation at the April 2 City Council meeting and declared April 2, […]

State Wrestling Champ Honored with ‘Brent Fickel Day’ in Strongsville

Source: Strongsville Patch Author: Debbie Palmer April 2 was Brent Fickel Day in Strongsville in recognition of the student who won the state Division II wrestling championship for the 2011-2012 season. Fickel, a senior at Padua Franciscan High School, was honored Monday night by Mayor Tom Perciak and State Rep. Mike Dovilla for his achievement. Fickel, who wrestles […]

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