Cleavland's Plain Dealer covered reactions to Gov. Kasich's veto of House Bill 554, including AEE Ohio's. From the article:
Kasich's veto follows a campaign by environmental, business and consumer groups opposing the legislation.
Many of them celebrated the veto on Tuesday. Here are some of their comments. [...]
Advanced Energy Economy:
Today, Governor Kasich's principled leadership has given Ohio an opportunity to get back on track," said J.R. Tolbert, vice president for state policy. "He stood behind his commitment to renewable energy and energy efficiency, allowing Ohio to regain its competitive advantage nationally. "Governor Kasich understands that renewable energy and energy efficiency create jobs and save money. That's a formula that is good for business and good for every Ohioan."
"The two-year freeze has cost Ohio jobs and investments. In the last three years, while Ohio has been idling, Michigan has attracted over $1.1 billion in renewable energy investments," said Ted Ford, president of Ohio Advanced Energy Economy.
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