Greater Ohio Campaign Unveiled

New citizens' network aims to reform state policies affecting land use and development.
January 2, 2004, 11am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Concerned citizens from around Ohio are launching a statewide campaign to promote better land-use policies and to educate Ohioans about current growth patterns. "Its leaders say Ohio would prosper by fortifying old communities and protecting resources such as farmland and forests...sprawl forces older cities to raise taxes to offset lost industry. It also scares off high-tech firms whose workers prefer vibrant cities. And it nettles sportsmen whose hunting grounds are threatened."

Thanks to Donna Hardy Johnston

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Published on Friday, January 16, 2004 in The Cleveland Plain Dealer
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