Greater Ohio Releases Public Policy Platform

Feb 24, 2020 | News

The Greater Ohio Policy Center, an Ohio nonprofit nonpartisan advocacy research organization, has released its Public Policy Agenda for 2020, titled Building a Greater Ohio.

The organization, which is an Ohio nonprofit nonpartisan advocacy organization, has identified the four policy goals, including increasing investment in brownfields, innovating mobility and transportation, empowering Ohio’s legacy cities, and public engagement.

More information and copies of the Public Policy Agenda can be found at: https://www.greaterohio.org/2020-policy-platform

Capitalizing on rural corporate site location opportunities

Rural communities are prime targets for companies considering a corporate site location project. Rural areas in the U.S. cover 97 % of the nation’s land area but contain 19.3 % of the population who are more likely to own a single family home, are older and less likely to hold a bachelor’s degree or be in poverty than their urban counters.

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AEP Names Wells Vice President, Sales, Economic and Business Development

American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) has promoted Timothy J. Wells to vice president, Sales, Economic and Business Development, effective Nov. 2, 2020. Wells replaces Mark James who retired last month.

Wells, 55, will lead AEP’s efforts to attract new commercial and industrial customers to its service territory and help existing customers take advantage of AEP’s growing menu of business consultation services. AEP has unique expertise in the energy field and has become a trusted energy advisor to many of its larger customers. Wells will be responsible for leading growth in services that fall outside of the distribution and transmission of electricity, in addition to helping communities bring new jobs to their local economies.

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