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Greater Ohio Wish List For 2021 Supports Places Like Mansfield

30 Dec , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

Earlier this month, Greater Ohio, the state’s Greater Ohio, the statewide think tank and advocacy center for statewide initiatives on revitalization and sustainable growth, shared a Twitter thread that looked ahead to a policy wish list for 2020.

Several of the items included would have a positive impact on the revitalization of places like Mansfield, which is one of Greater Ohio’s “smaller legacy cities.”

In Greater Ohio parlance, a smaller legacy city is one of 16 in Ohio which have long industrial histories, population loss, and current populations of 30,000 to 250,000. These cities are called “the backbone of Ohio.” More…

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Greater Ohio Looks At COVID Impact On Legacy City Finances

13 Aug , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

In a recent Twitter thread, the Greater Ohio Policy Center set out to review the impact which the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the finances of Ohio’s “smaller legacy cities,” including Mansfield.

In Greater Ohio parlance, a smaller legacy city is one of 16 in Ohio which have long industrial histories, population loss, and current populations of 30,000 to 250,000. These cities are called “the backbone of Ohio.”

Greater Ohio reviewed updates from several of those communities, first looking at the results of a May survey and then comparing and contrasting the current economic situation in each. More…

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