Ohio’s Operating Budget: One Month Later

Now that a month has passed since the state operating budget has been signed by Governor DeWine, we have had a chance to fully digest the contents. As you are probably aware, the major headline in the press was the 17-day delay in getting it passed. And while it may appear that the budget was […]

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Motorized Scooters Bring More Customers to Small Businesses

The recent influx of motorized scooters in downtown Columbus and Ohio State’s campus has been quite the disrupter and conversation starter.  Even the way in which the scooters showed up on city sidewalks was creative and somewhat comical; we went to sleep one night and woke up the next morning scratching our heads in confusion […]

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Gov. Kasich is Closed-minded on Regulatory Reform

On the last day before Sub. SB 221 would have inadvertently become law, with or without a signature, Gov. Kasich vetoed the bill.  SBCO’s founder was not terribly surprised by the decision but was hoping that the governor would at least take no action and merely let it become law.   Immediately after SBCO got […]

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