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Next steps outlined in GCP’s strategic planning process
Work to advance progress on the new Greater Cleveland Partnership three-year strategic plan will continue over summer.
Next steps were outlined last week at the GCP Board’s quarterly meeting.
It will include securing additional feedback from GCP Board members and representatives from GCP member companies, as well as seeking their participation in task groups that will focus on the four key themes outlined by GCP Board Chair Rick Chiricosta at the organization’s Annual Meeting earlier this month: Places of Impact, Talent that Fuels Growth, Driving Connectivity and Business Development: Start, Stay, Scale Up.
The timeline calls for final recommendations to be presented at the Board’s third-quarter meeting in September followed by final Board approval at the December meeting. Read more.
Updates: State budget process and congressional redistricting reform
Important policy issues continue to be debated at the Ohio Statehouse leading up to a new two-year state budget deal that will need to be in place by the end of June.
In this “GCP Insight” video, Sante Ghetti, the GCP’s vice president of advocacy, speaks with State Senator Frank LaRose about the state budget and the possibility of congressional redistricting reform. Click to watch.
Advocacy efforts focus on building a strong talent pipeline
The Greater Cleveland Partnership recently provided testimony on SB 3 and HB 166, key workforce bills moving through the Ohio General Assembly that seek to strengthen the state’s workforce development system.
The provisions in both pieces of legislation stem from the Building Ohio’s Future Workforce report
, released by the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation at the beginning of the year. Learn more.
Expanding the state’s job creation tax credit
Topics in this “GCP Insight” interview with Greater Cleveland Partnership Senior Vice President of Advocacy Marty McGann and State Senator Matt Dolan include the expansion of the state’s job creation tax credit to include full-time, home-based employees.
Click to watch.
The GCP Insight video series features conversations about topics of interest to the Greater Cleveland business community.