Opinion: Investments in artists pay dividends for regional economy

Source: Crain’s Cleveland Forum

Date: August 28, 2023

Abstract: Arts and culture play an outsized role in the economic and social vibrancy of Greater Cleveland. Some $9.1 billion is generated annually by Northeast Ohio’s creative economy industry — a mix of nonprofits, cultural businesses and individual artists — according to pre-pandemic research from Ohio Citizens for the Arts.

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Ohio could reverse course on potential Cuyahoga County vape tax, allow higher tax on cigarettes

Source: Cleveland.com

Date: June 26, 2023


COLUMBUS, Ohio—State lawmakers are considering rolling back a recent state law designed to raise more money from Cuyahoga County’s cigarette tax, though they’re seeking a replacement plan that could bring in even more revenue by allowing an increase in the tax rate itself.

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