APEG Prosperity Plan offers rare opportunity for region to work in concert

Over the last few weeks our regional partner organization, the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth (APEG) has undertaken the task of drafting a plan for growth. Throughout the state, there are five regional economic development organizations who assist our individual cities and counties with their business assistance plans. In Ohio we have RGP, which represents […]

The wave of Priority Based Budgeting is coming

As a former local gov. staffer in NC and a degree holder in public administration, I can hardly contain my excitement at the prospect of priority based budgeting taking root here in Ohio. That may sound like peak nerdery, but let me explain why. Ever wonder where and why your county or city spent money […]

JobsOhio 2018 Annual Report and 2019 Plan

For those unaware, JobsOhio is the economic development arm of our great state. JobsOhio is the mechanism for grant allocation and business assistance via the state liquor taxes. APEG is our regional partner and includes 20+ counties that makeup Southeastern and Southern Ohio. Each year a report of the great successes of the organization is […]