News for General News Article

Friday, March 29, 2019
   For several weeks your Farm Bureau has been making you aware of the possible threat of lawsuits against farmers after Toledo citizens passed an ordinance that would give Lake Erie rights in court. While there's still a long road ahead, today we wanted to share some positive news with you. On March 18, U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary issued a preliminary injunction pausing ...read more
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Friday, March 29, 2019
Take A Vacation: It's Good For Productivity And The Economy, According To A New Study Tanya MohnContributor Not taking vacation time is a bad idea, as it harms productivity and the economy. Those are key findings of a new study released earlier this month. More than forty percent of American workers who received paid time off did not take all of their allotted time last year, despite the ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
Average private employer workers’ comp rates to drop 20 percent COLUMBUS — The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors today approved a 20 percent reduction in the average premium rate it collects from private employers. The reduction is BWC's largest in nearly 60 years.   “We're pleased to continue the trend of falling rates with a reduction that will save Ohio private ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
 March 18, 2019 "It's Time to Invest"  With these words, Governor Mike DeWine released details of his first operating budget last Friday. The Fiscal Years 2020-2021 budget calls for nearly $70 billion in General Revenue Fund spending, an increase from $65.5 billion in the current two-year biennium budget. When all funds are included, total appropriations rise to $150.4 billion, ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 18, 2019
CHANGE THE WAY YOUR COMPANY WORKS OR THE MILLENNIALS WORKING FOR YOU WILL CHANGE JOBS INGRAM PHILOSOPHY According to the Pew Research Center’s analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, Millennials have officially surpassed Baby Boomers to become the largest generation in the workforce today. So, if you are still running your business like a Boomer, or even a Gen Xer, it’s time to reexamine your ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 18, 2019
 Digital Tools Can Strengthen Rural America’s Economy      In the last few years, there has been a focus on rural America’s economy.As we came out of the Great Recession, stories about small towns and rural areas falling behind growing urban areas has gotten the attention of writers, pundits, and politicians.If they had a choice, many people would like to stay in the country or a small town, ...read more
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