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Third Frontier Program to Fund High-tech Jobs Heads Back to Ohio Voters

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Excerpt of story provided by The Plain Dealer
Written by Tom Breckenridge


A statewide program credited with seeding Ohio's most promising technologies, from stem cells to fuel cells, needs another boost at the ballot if it is to continue.

State legislators voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to place a $700 million, four-year renewal of Ohio's Third Frontier program on the May 4 ballot...
 
..."We're thrilled," said Ray Leach, head of JumpStart Inc., the region's venture-development organization. "We didn't know where this would be 48 hours ago. . . . We'll be able to accelerate the full spirit of Third Frontier..."

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