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Husted to Announce Google Partnership to Strengthen Ohio Businesses, Discuss Fee Reduction for Forming a New Business

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Husted to Announce Google Partnership to Strengthen Ohio Businesses, Discuss Fee Reduction for Forming a New Business

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted will hold a press conference on Thursday, September 24, 2015, accompanied by Midwest Google Representative Rob Biederman, to announce a partnership between the Secretary of State’s office and the technology giant to better connect aspiring Ohio entrepreneurs with free tools to strengthen their new startup. The Secretary will also celebrate the launch of his office’s success dividend, which reduces costs associated with starting a new business in Ohio by 21 percent.

            WHAT:          Joint media event with Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, Google, Inc. and State Senator Larry Obhof

          WHO:            Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
                                    Rob Biederman, Google Inc., Midwest Gov’t Relations & Public Affairs
                                    State Senator Larry Obhof (R–Medina)

            WHEN:         Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 10:00am

            WHERE:      Harding Senate Press Briefing Room
                                    Ohio Statehouse, Room 109
                                    1 Capitol Square
                                    Columbus, Ohio 43215

In addition to overseeing Ohio elections, the Secretary of State’s Office serves as the first stop for those wanting to start a business in Ohio. Under Secretary Husted’s leadership, the office has made doing business in Ohio significantly easier by implementing online tools, significantly improving office responsiveness and by making the state the least costly in the region to start and maintain a new business.

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