Ohio Development Services Agency Ohio Receives Over $18M In Funding To Help Small Businesses By Associated Press • Aug 31, 2015 More than $18.7 million in federal funding to help small businesses has been awarded to Ohio. Money For Low Income Housing Is Reduced In Senate’s Budget Plan By Ohio Public Radio • Jun 10, 2015 Advocates for the homeless in Ohio are upset with a provision in the state Senate's newly proposed two year state budget that would cut funding for a key agency in half. 3 Organizations Get Over $1M To Help Ohioans With AIDS, HIV By Associated Press • Jun 1, 2015 The state says three organizations have received more than $1 million in federal funds to provide housing assistance and limited case management services for Ohioans with HIV and AIDS. Historic Preservation Tax Credits Awarded For Multiple Projects By Jim Letizia • Dec 19, 2014 Columbus City Schools The Ohio Development Services Agency has awarded millions of dollars in Historic Preservation Tax Credits for several projects around the state. Debate Over Kasich Administration’s Green Energy Report By Ohio Public Radio • Nov 24, 2014 The increased publicity of a green energy jobs report paid for by the state has sparked an argument over how forward the Kasich administration was in revealing its findings. Ohio Officials Extend Deadline For Heating Help By Mike Foley & Associated Press • Mar 10, 2014 State officials are extending a deadline for a heating assistance program that's available to those threatened with disconnection or whose service has been disconnected. AG Issues Annual Report On State Tax Breaks By Jim Letizia • Dec 20, 2013 Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says 55 percent of companies that got state tax breaks in 2012 met requirements to retain and create jobs. Investigation Raises Doubts About Tax Breaks And Job Creation By Jim Letizia & Toledo Blade • Nov 1, 2013 A Toledo Blade investigation into whether taxpayer funding creates jobs in Ohio shows state documents inflating the number of jobs created by more than 11 thousand. HEAP Program Helps With Cooling Costs By Jim Letizia & Alison Holm • Jul 17, 2013 The HEAP Summer Crisis Program is now underway in Ohio, helping low-income residents who have a family member over the age of 60 in their home or who have a documented medical condition pay their electricity bills. Goodman To Head Development Services By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 14, 2013 The head of the Ohio Department of Commerce will soon become the head of the state's Development Services Agency.