Most conversations about the economy simply turn into a bunch of jumbled numbers. They center on the unemployment rate, the debt and the number of jobs created or lost. While these things are important, they do little to portray what families are going through or how citizens’ lives are being affected. Regardless of what politicians say, the economy is only as good as your last paycheck.
Earlier this year, energy exploration company Halliburton announced that it is building a factory in Zanesville because it believes in Ohio’s potential for oil and natural gas drilling. This project is expected to bring about 300 jobs to the region. Safe energy exploration will provide great opportunities for our state and will do a lot to help the local economy.
For many families, the summer is the busiest time of the year, but I encourage you to contact my office at any time with your ideas and concerns.