Ohio

“While some Ohioans mistakenly believe they must choose between a healthy environment or accessing energy, the truth is, no choice is necessary. We can have both. We all want a cleaner environment and affordable energy, regardless of our political affiliation. That’s why it’s important that CEA’s Campaign for America’s Energy helps to remind our elected leaders of the opportunity Ohio’s energy resources provide and to understand how energy needs can be met while we also protecting our environment.”

– Guy Coviello, Vice President of Government Affairs, Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce

Ohio is in the ‘heartland’ of America and is perhaps the quintessential American state. With the 7th largest GDP, Ohio is a top producer and consumer. The average Ohioan will spend around $3,044 on energy per year, and with an average household size of just under 2 and a half, this represents $7,519 or 15% of household income. For those living below the poverty line, – nearly 15% of the Ohio population – this percentage skyrockets to 42% of income. Due to the long and cold the winters, home heating is not something that Ohioans can simply choose to cut back on, even if money is tight.

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Ohio Gas Tax Hike Now in Effect

CEA's Midwest Director Chris Ventura discusses why drivers might begin to see a higher price at the pump as the tax hike takes effect. Increases in the state's gas and diesel fuel taxes went into...

In Defense of Locally Produced Energy

CEA's Chris Ventura compares those who opposed advancements in technology and machinery that lead to the Industrial Revolution back in the 1800s to those today who spread myths about current technological advancements in the...
healthcare

Can I Drop My Healthcare Insurance and Still Afford the Costs of Medical Bills?

The Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare, changed modern day healthcare. As Karen Pollitz, health care policy expert and senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation, explains it, the ACA is...

Energy Investment, Production Benefit Families, Businesses

CEA's Chris Ventura demonstrates the broad impact of record-setting energy production out of the Appalachian region and how it has benefited Ohio families and businesses. Local energy production and infrastructure investments have lowered energy costs...
Consumer Energy Alliance

Consumer Energy Alliance directs the Newly Formed “Ohio Consumers Energy Alliance” to Immediately Change...

Columbus, OH - On Thursday, April 4th, Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) sent a letter to a newly created political group named the “Ohio Consumers Energy Alliance” directing it to immediately cease and desist from...
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