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GCP disappointed in disbanding of commercial court docket

CLEVELAND – The Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) is disappointed that the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court recently disbanded its commercial court docket.

The commercial docket was created to resolve business related disputes in a more efficient and consistent manner. The GCP supported the creation and renewal of the commercial docket.

“The commercial court docket made our region a friendlier place to do business,” said GCP President and CEO Joe Roman “Disbanding this docket, especially without a debate on the merits, is a step in the wrong direction. We hope the distinguished judges will reconsider.”

GCP releases new Public Policy Agenda; outlines government advocacy focus for next two years

CLEVELAND – The Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) today released its new Public Policy Agenda that outlines areas where it will focus its attention on current and developing issues at the local, state and federal levels during the next two years.

The GCP drafts a new Public Policy Agenda at the beginning of each new congressional and state General Assembly cycle. The document, which has been months in the making, details a diverse list of objectives and areas of focus that all share the common goal of growing Greater Cleveland’s economy.

“The Public Policy Agenda highlights the goals and objectives our members deem to be most vital to pursue during the next two years,” said GCP President and CEO Joe Roman. “This is a carefully drafted document that had the benefit of an extraordinary amount of input from many very bright people who want to see Cleveland continue to move forward.” Click to view or download.