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Ohio Economic Information Library Guide: Government Web

STATE OF OHIO GOVERNMENT AGENCY WEBSITES Agencies, Departments, Boards & Commissions


Accountancy Board of Ohio
Adjutant General's Department
Administrative Services Department
Aging Department
Agriculture Department
Air Quality Development Authority
Architects Board / Landscape Architects Board
Arts Council
Athletic Commission
Attorney General


Barber Board
Board of Regents
Broadcast Educational Media Commission
Budget & Management Office
Building Standards Board


Career Colleges & Schools Board
Casino Control Commission
Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
Chiropractic Board
Civil Rights Commission
Clean Ohio Fund
Commerce Department
Commission on Fatherhood
Constitution of the State of Ohio*
Consumers' Counsel Office
Controlling Board
Correctional Institution Inspection Committee
Cosmetology Board
Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board
Court of Claims of Ohio
Office of Criminal Justice Services
Cultural Facilities Commission


Dental Board
Developmental Disabilities Council
Developmental Disabilities Department
Development Services Agency
Dietetics Board


Education Department
Elections Commission
Embalmers & Funeral Directors Board
Emergency Management Agency
Emergency Medical Services
Engineers & Surveyors Board
Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Review Appeals Commission
Ethics Commission


Facilities Construction Commission
Family & Children First
Financial Institutions Division


General Assembly
Governor of Ohio
Governor's Council on People with Disabilities
Governor's Office of Faith Based & Community Initiatives
Governor's Office of Health Transformation
Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation


Health Department
Higher Educational Facilities Commission
Historical Documents
Homeland Security
House of Representatives
Housing Finance Agency
Human Trafficking Task Force


Industrial Commission
Industrial Compliance & Labor
Information Technology Office
Inspector General Office
Insurance Department
Investigative Unit


Job & Family Services Department
Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review
Joint Legislative Ethics Committee
Judicial Conference


Labor Market Information
Lake Erie Commission
Latino Affairs Commission
Legistlative Service Commission
Liquor Control Commission


Manufactured Homes Commission
Medicaid Department
Medical Board
Mental Health & Addiction Services
Military Reserve
Minority Health Commission
Motor Vehicle Repair Board
Motor Vehicles Bureau


Natural Resources Department
Nursing Board


Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy & Athletic Trainers Board
Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel
Ohio Administrative Code
Ohioana Library
Ohio Channel
Ohio Citizen Action 
Ohio County Profiles
Ohio for Responsible Gambling
Ohio Geological Survey Business
Ohio Here to Help
Ohio History Connection
Ohio Means Jobs
Ohio Proud: Made in Ohio, Grown in Ohio
Ohio Revised Code
Ohio State & Local Government
Ohio Tourism
Ohio Wines
OH-TECH: Ohio Technology Consortium
OPLIN: Ohio Public Library Information Network
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Optical Dispensers Board
Optometry Board
Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics Board


Personnel Board of Review
Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Release Compensation Board
Pharmacy Board
Power Siting Board
Private Investigator Security Guard Services
Psychology Board
Public Defender Office
Public Safety Department
Public Utilities Commission
Public Works Commission


Racing Commission
Rail Development Commission
Real Estate & Professional Licensing
Rehabilitation & Correction Department
Respiratory Care Board - Home Medical Equipment Regulation
Rural Development Partnership Program


Sanitarian Registration Board
School for the Deaf
Secretary of State
Securities Division
Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
Service & Volunteerism Commission
State & Federal Surplus Services
State Employment Relations Board
State Fire Marshal
State Highway Patrol
Statehouse Museum Shop
Statehouse News Bureau
State Library of Ohio
Supreme Court of Ohio & Ohio Judicial System


Tax Appeals Board
Taxation Department
Transportation Department
Treasurer of Ohio
Tuition Trust Authority
Turnpike Commission


Unclaimed Funds
Unemployment Compensation Review Commission
University System of Ohio
Urban University Program
Utility Radiological Safety Board


Veterans Homes
Veterans Services Department
Veterinary Medical Licensing Board Ohio Vital Records Information or Counties


Water Development Authority
Workers' Compensation Bureau


Youth Art Exhibition
Youth Services Department

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Bureau of Economic Analysis Regional Economic Accounts: State BEARFACTS
Per Capita Personal Income; Total Personal Income; Components of Total Personal Income. Gross Domestic Product by State; GDP by State for Industries.

U.S. Department of Agriculture: National Agricultural Statistics Service: Ohio Statistics

Ohio Department of Health: Data & Statistics

Ohio Department of Higher Education: Higher Education Data & Reports

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services: Ohio County QuickView Reports

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services: Ohio Labor Market Information        
Reports and data about employment levels, unemployment rates, wages and earnings, employment projections, jobs, training resources and careers.
      ♦ Ohio Job Outlook
      ♦ Current Employment Statistics (CES)
      ♦ Employment & Wages by Industry
      ♦ Employment Projections
      ♦ Leading Indicators
      ♦ Mass Layoff Statistics
      ♦ Occupational Wages & Employment
      ♦ Unemployment Compensation Reports
      ♦ Labor Force, Employment & Unemployment
      ♦ Current Civilian Labor Force Estimates
      ♦ Ohio Unemployment Rate Map*
      ♦ Civilian Labor Force Estimates*
      ♦ Ohio Shale: Quarterly Economic Trends for Ohio Oil & Gas Industries
      ♦ Research Publications
      ♦ State of Ohio Workforce
      ♦ Workforce Analysis

Ohio Development Services Agency: Research
Data and analysis on the economic, industrial, demographic, and program trends of the state of Ohio, its businesses, and its people.
      ♦ American Community Survey
      ♦ Census 2010
      ♦ Census Archive
      ♦ County Trends
      ♦ EB-5
      ♦ Economy
      ♦ Ohio Business Structure
      ♦ Ohio Industry Series
      ♦ Ohio Statistical Areas
      ♦ Population Characteristics & Projections
      ♦ Population Estimates
      ♦ Priority Investment Areas
      ♦ School Districts

U.S. Census Bureau
Leading source of data about the nation’s people and economy.
      ♦ Census 2010
      ♦ Population Finder: Ohio
      ♦ American Fact Finder
      ♦ 2012 Economic Census
      ♦ Ohio QuickFacts

U.S Department of Agriculture: Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
Select Ohio on the map

U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics
The BLS is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of economics and statistics.
      ♦ State & Metro Area Employment, Hours & Earnings
      ♦ Local Area Unemployment Statistics
      ♦ Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages
      ♦ Geographic Profile of Employment & Unemployment
      ♦ State Occupational Employment & Wage Estimates
      ♦ Ohio Economy at a Glance

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Constitution of the State of Ohio*

Ohio General Assembly
Prepared in 1802, Ohio's first constitution established three branches of government. The legislative branch of government, called the General Assembly, was composed of a House of Representatives and a Senate.

      ♦ The Legislative Process
      ♦ Legislation Status
      ♦ Search Legislation
      ♦ Acts: House Bills & Senate Bills

Ohio House of Representatives
In the Ohio General Assembly, each citizen is represented by a state representative and a state senator. The state is divided into 99 House districts and 33 Senate districts. State representatives listen to the concerns of their constituents and speak for them. They develop solutions to the needs of their districts through legislative action. State representatives work together, balancing the best interests of each state district.

Ohio Revised Code
Ohio Administrative Code

Ohio Senate
In the Ohio General Assembly, each citizen is represented by a state representative and a state senator. The state is divided into 99 House districts and 33 Senate districts. Thirty-three state senators are elected from legislative districts throughout the state of Ohio — each one represents approximately 330,000 people. The districts are redrawn every 10 years, following the completion of the national census.

Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio Judicial System
The Supreme Court of Ohio, acting through the Chief Justice and the Justices of the Court, possesses constitutional and statutory authority to exercise general powers of superintendence over the courts of the state. This includes responsibility for providing leadership for the judicial branch of Ohio government.
      ♦ Ohio Judicial System Structure
      ♦ Ohio Judicial System Chart*
      ♦ Ohio Laws

      ♦ Supreme Court of Ohio Cases
      ♦ Reporter of Decisions - Opinions & Announcements

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