Ohio Lawmakers Say Workforce Is a Top Issue

In a survey of Ohio lawmakers, more than a third (35%) indicated that workforce development is their top priority. The Gongwer News Service poll shows 42% of responding Republicans cited workforce as their top issue — noteworthy since the GOP holds a super-majority in both chambers.

As reported earlier, Gov. Mike DeWine recently issued an executive order calling for an in-depth study of Ohio’s workforce needs by industry and region. 1/16/2023