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Ohio Law Reduces Certification Barriers for Many

The law positively impacts women- and minority-owned businesses

In recent months, the state has taken a more proactive approach to closing gaps for marginalized businesses.

And now a new Ohio law will make it easier for them to gain access to contracts and other resources.

On March 2, Gov. Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 105 into law, requiring that political subdivisions recognize state-level certifications of minority business enterprises (MBEs), women-owned business enterprises (WBEs) and veteran-friendly business enterprises (VBEs). The bill was sponsored by Sen. Vernon Sykes, D-Akron, and Sen. Kirk Schuring, R-Canton.

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