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Communities sign on to be part of a new business program

Kevin Niedermier, WKSU, September 13, 2012

Nearly all of Cuyahoga County’s municipalities have signed on to the county’s new business attraction and anti-poaching program.

One year after it was established, County Executive Ed FitzGerald says about 90 percent of the 59 communities are on the program, with several more expected to join.  The county now has a one-hundred million dollar economic development fund that its cities use to grow their businesses instead of offering tax breaks to attract business from one community to another.  FitzGerald says only a few communities are sticking to the old ways.

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