The Cities That Are Fighting Back Against State Intervention

From Cleveland to Birmingham, urban areas are finding ways to maintain local authority over everything from plastic-bag fees to minimum wage laws.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Back in May, Ohio passed a new state law targeting an old Cleveland ordinance. The state law, HB 180, preempted a 12-year-old municipal law that requires contractors to hire locally. The state’s legislation prohibited Cleveland or any other city in Ohio from passing local-hire laws. Click here to read the rest of this article.