Category: Front Page Stories

Board of Building Standards Adopts Amendments

During its meeting on December 15, 2017, the Board of Building Standards adopted amendments to the Residential Code of Ohio, Elevator rules and Certification rules effective January 1, 2018. The Board initiated the rule change...

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Capital Budget Bill In Progress

Ohio Budget and Management Director Tim Keen says he expects the capital bill to go to the Legislature by the end of February and be passed by April 1. That gets it in ahead of the General Assembly’s break and 90 days out...

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State Awards More than $28M in Historic Tax Credits

The Ohio Development Services Agency (DSA) awarded $28,370,452 in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits to rehabilitate 22 historic buildings in 11 communities, the agency announced Tuesday. The projects are expected to lead to...

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The AIA Condemns Senate-Passed Tax Bill

On Sunday, the AIA issued a statement on the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Senate narrowly passed the bill early Saturday morning with a final vote of 51 to 49. The press release in its entirety...

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State Spending Bill Up Next (Capital Budget)

With the biennial budget in the rear-view mirror and the December holidays looming, Ohio policymakers and stakeholders are beginning work on the next big state spending measure – the capital appropriations bill for Fiscal...

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Tax reform threatens historic buildings

As the GOP undertakes comprehensive tax reform, it should restore the Federal Historic Tax Credit, a program that preserves America’s irreplaceable historic buildings, generates jobs and more than pays for itself. It simply...

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Historic Tax Credits Axed by House Ways and Means

The time to act is right now!  As we have been expecting, the House Ways and Means Committee has removed historic tax credits, during the tax reform process. We are in a national campaign to Save Historic Tax Credits.  Everyone...

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