Economic Development

ACCE Member Turns State Representative

It is no secret that the American City County Exchange is a great training ground for future state level lawmakers. ACCE member & West Chester Ohio Trustee George Lang was recently appointed to fill a vacated seat in the Ohio State Legislature. In an interview with ACCE, Rep. Lang said he is going to work to restore funding to local governments which was stripped away by the legislature. He will also work to make Ohio business friendly through free market reforms in taxes and labor.

As Trustee, Lang was a fierce supporter of local right to work and sought to lower the cost of government on the taxpayers he served.

Read more about his appointment here.

In Depth: Economic Development

The United States is among the most developed economies in the world. This has led to a standard of living that is simply unmatched throughout the world or throughout history. Even in such a developed and comparatively wealthy nation, policymakers still must allocate resources appropriately to encourage further economic development …

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