Dayton-Area Leaders Tout 2018 as ‘Unbelievable’ Year for Local Economy

Thousands of new jobs and millions of dollars in capital investment have positioned the Dayton region for another successful year in 2018.

As the new year approaches, the Dayton Development Coalition and Montgomery County are starting to provide data that paints
a clear picture of how the economy faired over the past year. By most economic indicators, the trend is positive when compared
to 2017.

Pathways to the Workforce for Young Adults

There’s another pathway to help get young adults, ages 18-30, into the workforce.

An open house and information session will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Defiance Dream Center Plaza, 1935 E. Second St., Defiance, for young adults from Defiance and Paulding counties to learn how they could earn a free certificate or credential in one of three different workforce skills.

January 2019 Legislative Update

Goodbye Governor Kasich, Hello New Administration:

New Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted were sworn in to office shortly after midnight on Monday, January 14. Ceremonial swearing-in events occurred at Noon at the Statehouse, and the inaugural ball occurred there the evening of January 14.

Ceremonies and receptions for others elected to statewide office (Attorney General Dave Yost, Secretary of State Frank LaRose, State Auditor Keith Faber and State Treasurer Robert Sprague) also occurred January 14.