CEA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE WEEK IN REVIEW - OCTOBER 10, 2017
IntroThe Ohio Legislature continues to work at a modest pace with committees and taskforce meetings being held. At the local level, the County Council has worked on a steady number of ordinances and resolutions as they gear up for their all important budget hearings. Below, are issues CEA is...
CEA Endorses Frank Jackson for Mayor
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION ENDORSESFRANK JACKSON FOR CLEVELAND MAYOR
Mayor Frank Jackson has been good for the City of Cleveland. He has provided fiscal stability for the city throughout his 12-year tenure by careful and sound management. He steered us successfully through difficult economic times,...
CEA Supports Two November Ballot Issues
September 21, 2017
The Construction Employers Association endorses two of the issues on this November's ballot:
Both of these issues support community investments...
Agreement on Construction Workers’ Safety Bill Still not Passed
Article written by New York Times' David W. Chen
A bill requiring that every construction worker on projects over three stories receive 59 hours of safety training, hasn’t received the full support it needs to pass."
Threat of Government Shutdown and What Contractors Need to Know, and Do, Now
Thompson Hine Update - August 2017
As we approach the end of the government’s fiscal year, we recommend that contractors take the following steps to ensure they are prepared for the possibility of a government shutdown."
Can you get Fired for Using Medical Marijuana?
The Dayton Daily News article gives a quick version of the law.
Medical marijuana is legal in Ohio but you will not be able to buy it legally for another year."
August - Industry Newsletter
IRS NEWS FOR BUSINESS
Join Great Lakes and Midwest Stakeholder Liaison Summer Series – Part III Web Conference to Help Small Businesses Owners Understand Their Tax Responsibilities
Part III - Review Methods to Pay Your Tax...
Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
From Dayton Daily News website
Medical marijuana is legal in Ohio but you will not be able to buy it legally for another year. Even so, Miami Valley employers are trying to decide how they are going to handle the issue of weed in the workplace."
Legislative Update - August 2017
The Ohio Senate and Governor’s Vetoes
Ohio Senate leaders have discussed possibly using one of their two August “if needed” session days (August 16th or August 23rd) to review veto items that the House earlier overrode. There were 11 items the House overrode out of the Governor’s 47 line items. The...
Put-in-Place Construction Spending Forecasts
Alex Carrick is Chief Economist for CanaData, Construction Market Data Group explains the early-Summer 2017 forecasts of the Census Bureau’s put-in-place construction spending statistics on the Daily Commercial News by ConstructConnect.
There’s a full explanation of what constitutes the put-in-place investment...