The good news is that U.S. Reps. David Joyce (OH-14) and Jim Renacci (OH-16) are leading the charge to reverse these trends for Ohio residents by co-sponsoring the Investing in Opportunity Act. This bipartisan legislation is designed to invigorate America’s economy through an innovative approach that connects “left behind” communities with long-term private capital investments. This legislation will be particularly helpful for Ohio, where 17 percent of the population lives in economically distressed zip codes and continues to face economic headwinds.
By: Steve Glickman and John Lettieri, Canton Repository
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