Catholic Conference of Ohio
Saturday, October 16, 2021

News & Press - Catholic Conference of Ohio

Governor Vetoes Energy Mandates Legislation

Portion of the Governor's veto message: "...Over the past six years, Ohio has enjoyed the most improved business climate in the nation. Job creators have attributed their reasons for expanding, growing and creating jobs in Ohio to, among other things, our state's stable fiscal health, jobs-friendly tax climate and sound regulatory policies — as well as our state's wide range of energy generation options. Sub. HB 554 risks undermining this progress by taking away some of those energy generation options, particularly the very options most prized by the companies poised to create many jobs in Ohio in the coming years, such as high technology firms. The bill would also deal a setback to efforts that are succeeding in helping businesses and homeowners reduce their energy costs through increased efficiency..." 


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