News2020-02-20T16:04:31-05:00

Ohio wind-energy setback reform equates to jobs: Matt Dolan

By Guest Columnist, cleveland.com CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio -- What if I told you that we could strengthen an industry that already employs more than 112,000 Ohioans while contributing billions of dollars to our national economy each year? Without even knowing what this industry is, most people would eagerly do whatever they could to add these jobs and economic investment. That [Read More]

Dolan Successful In Getting Blockchain Legislation Passed

  Cleveland.com | Andrew J. Tobias | June 27 CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio is close to becoming the latest state to offer legal support for blockchain-based business transactions, following a Wednesday vote by the state's General Assembly. The Ohio Senate on Wednesday night signed off on Senate Bill 222, cybersecurity legislation which Ohio House members had amended to include the blockchain language. The amendment [Read More]

Investing in the 21st Century Economy

Did you know that Ohio has more manufacturing companies constructing wind turbines than any other state? It's true. In fact, nearly 3,000 Ohioans have jobs that are tied directly or indirectly to the wind industry. And that number can increase. I recently introduced SB 238. This bill moves the minimum setbacks for a wind turbine to a distance that encourages [Read More]