State Senator Bob Peterson and State Representative Gary Scherer have announced the introduction of the state's Capital Budget, a $2.6 billion investment in Ohio's infrastructure and local community projects.
The proposed bill allocates state funds for projects in Ross County including a restaurant expansion at the Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre, where the outdoor door drama, “Tecumseh!” is performed. It also includes support for the Majestic Theatre renovations and renovations for the historic Yoctangee Park Armory. The renovations at the armory will include a basketball court, meeting spaces and a new kitchen.
In Pickaway County including the Pickaway Agricultural and Event Center Amphitheater, which will construct a multi-purpose outdoor community amphitheater at the Fairgrounds, and a regional IT training and micro-credentialing lab at Ohio Christian University. This lab will train in cyber security, coding and information technology.
In Pike County including improvements for the Pike County Fairgrounds and the Waverly Canal Park.