Ohio Manufacturer’s Association

COMMENTARY

Governor can put Ohioans first with the right PUCO pick

BY: - January 25, 2023

Gov. Mike DeWine will soon have the opportunity to significantly impact how Ohio regulates utilities — and in doing so, help control the rising costs facing Ohioans and Ohio businesses. This opportunity comes as the result of an upcoming retirement of a longtime member of the Public Utility Commission of Ohio (PUCO) — the five-member […]

DeWine reappoints utility commissioner who didn’t do much to protect FirstEnergy customers

BY: - March 7, 2022

Regulatory reform? DeWine reappoints utility commissioner who didn't do much to protect FirstEnergy customers.

Manufacturing in Midwest purple states has seen ups and downs on Trump’s watch

BY: and - February 18, 2020

In 2016, Donald Trump ran on “bringing back” manufacturing jobs to Rust Belt states like Ohio, which was one factor in his surprise wins in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania (and less surprising victory in neighboring Ohio).  “The heart of the [economic] slowdown has really been in manufacturing. The global manufacturing sector is in a recession […]