Empowering Ohio Job Creators & Small Businesses

The government doesn’t create jobs, but it can destroy them. I’ve hired employees. I’ve signed both sides of a check. I know what it means to deal with recessions, high taxes, regulation and onerous government burdens. In the State Legislature, I’ve led the way in expanding workplace freedoms, cutting taxes and getting government out of the way of Ohio’s leading job creators. I will do the same in the U.S. Senate

  • Dolan stopped a billion-dollar tax increase on Ohio’s small businesses.
  • Since Dolan was elected to the State Legislature, Ohio’s top income tax bracket has decreased nearly 47%, saving the average Ohio worker hundreds of dollars per year in taxes.
  • Dolan delivered a tax cut for every Ohioan in the 2021 Budget.
  • Dolan spearheaded $95 million in investments into Ohio workforce and skills training programs over the last 5 years.
  • Dolan voted this year to reduce regulations on Ohio businesses by 30% by 2025.
  • Dolan’s efforts with the state budget reduced the number of income tax brackets in Ohio from 9 brackets to 4, saving Ohio families and businesses time and money.
  • Dolan sponsored and passed multiple bills to modernize Ohio’s economy, such as authorizing blockchain-based transactions in our state.
  • Dolan was recognized as a Guardian of Small Business by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) in Ohio in 2020.
  • Dolan was awarded Small Business Advocate of the Year by the Greater Cleveland Partnership’s Council of Smaller Enterprises in 2018.
  • Dolan was endorsed by the Ohio Chamber of Commerce in 2016 and 2020.
  • Dolan co-sponsored a bill to protect small businesses from costly wage and hour lawsuits by clarifying Ohio’s overtime laws.
  • Dolan voted to make a variety of updates to municipal net profit tax law to improve the relationship between the taxpayer, the municipality and the state and to simplify the tax filing process.
  • Dolan co-sponsored a bill to protect consumers and small businesses by cracking down on online sales of stolen or counterfeit goods.
  • Dolan co-sponsored a bill to address Ohio’s workforce crisis by allowing students to participate in an apprenticeship program while earning academic credit and offering tax credits to businesses that provide training to career-technical programs.
  • Dolan was named a 2021 Ohio Chamber of Commerce “Champion of Business.”
  • Dolan voted to protect property owners from school districts unilaterally increasing their property taxes.