State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) announced that this summer’s House Unemployment Debt Study Committee will be holding a hearing, including public testimony, in Mansfield to discuss the Unemployment Compensation Debt and its impact on Ohio citizens and the business community.

The meeting will take place on Aug. 19 at Gorman Rupp, located at 600 S. Airport Road, Mansfield, OH 44903. It is open to the public and will begin at 1 p.m.

“I look forward to welcoming the Unemployment Compensation Debt Study Committee to the city of Mansfield,” said Rep. Romanchuk, who is a member of the committee. “Including citizens of the 2nd House District in such a vital discussion regarding our serious unemployment compensation debt issue in the state is imperative to finding a solution and making Ohio more fiscally accountable.”

This committee serves as one of two bipartisan summer committees traveling around the state this summer to hold hearings discussing state policies and initiatives with citizens and experts.  The information collected will assist in formulating a final report and possible legislative recommendations.

Those interested in testifying can contact the committee chair’s office by emailing to Witness testimony is due by 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 18.