Ohio Republican Says Privatize State ED Agency

August 18, 2010 at 10:51 am Leave a comment

This ideas surfaces once every 8 years. Business leaders like the idea and government leaders dislike it. The truth is the private sector needs to play a stronger role in statewide economic development in Ohio.

In the first substantive proposal of the governor’s race, Republican John Kasich said yesterday that he wants to replace the Ohio Department of Development with a private, nonprofit corporation.

Kasich would create JobsOhio and appoint a 12-member board of directors to oversee economic-development efforts, replacing half the state agency’s 400 jobs. The board would be made up of current and former chief executive officers, who would report to the governor. Members would come from different industries and areas of the state, Kasich said, and probably would be paid expenses only.

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