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A huge win for the Great Lakes: GCP lauds passage of landmark water resources reform legislation by U.S. House

Cleveland, Ohio—Passage today by the U.S. House of Representatives of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) is a major step toward ensuring long-term protection of, and support for, the nation’s water infrastructure network, especially the Great Lakes.

The Greater Cleveland Partnership led a local and regional effort to draft and pass sections of the precursor Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) bill, which became the renamed and reauthorized conference report, WRRDA, one of the most policy- and reform-focused measures of its kind in the last two decades.

Ohio Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH-7) (photo left) was instrumental in drafting the bill, working for its passage in the House, and in the negotiations within the Conference Committee.  

GCP, Medical Mutual collaborate on health plan solution for middle-market companies

Cleveland, Ohio—A new collaboration between the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) and Medical Mutual to provide a cost-effective, consumer-driven health plan solution for Northeast Ohio companies with 50-500 employees was announced today at the Greater Cleveland Middle-Market Forum.

“The Middle Marketplace” gives employees the power of choice by utilizing a defined contribution approach to benefit selection.