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State Senator Gayle Manning (R- North Ridgeville) today announced the state Controlling Board has approved an Ohio Enterprise Bond Fund Loan totaling more than $5 million to Wilbert, Inc. to assist in the purchasing of an existing facility as well as machinery and equipment as part of the company's expansion project in Bellevue. The project will result in the creation of 10 new, full-time jobs and also retain 158 others. "This project will create and keep jobs here in Huron County while helping Wilbert expand their operations to better meet the needs of their customers," Manning said. "Wilbert's expansion is great news for the future of manufacturing in northern Ohio, and I am pleased that Ohio was able to work with local and company officials to move this project forward." Wilbert manufactures highly-designed and technically-innovative plastic products to customers in the agriculture, automotive, construction, electronics, healthcare, recreation, and waste management industries.
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Manning Encourages Recent Graduates To Apply For The 2019 LSC Fellowship Program


COLUMBUS—State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) today announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications through April 1, 2018 for the 2019 Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The Commission will hire 24 fellows to serve in the Ohio General Assembly for the 2019 calendar year.


Manning Announces $2.6 Billion Capital Bill, Highlighting Investments In Northeast Ohio


COLUMBUS—State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) today announced the introduction of the state's Capital Budget, a $2.6 billion investment in Ohio's infrastructure and local community projects.


Manning Works To Increase Penalties For Promoting Prostitution, Stop Human Trafficking


COLUMBUS—State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) alongside Senator Matt Dolan (R-Chagrin Falls) this week stood before the Senate Judiciary committee and reinforced the critical need to increase criminal penalties for individuals who are convicted of promoting prostitution in Ohio.


PHOTO: Manning Recognized As "Legislator Of The Year" By Ohio Alliance Of Recovery Providers


"I am honored and humbled to receive this award today, and am grateful for the hard work of many coalitions and stakeholders who I have collaborated with on these issues," said Senator Manning. "It takes more than just one person to tackle the challenges Ohio faces, and I am fortunate to work alongside people in our community who are full of passion and caring."