Dollar General couldn’t put thumb on scale neither should Ohio politicians

In the business and consumer marketplace, our government goes to extraordinary lengths to ensure fair dealing — keeping thumbs off the scales.

In the political marketplace, sadly, too often it’s the opposite.

From our nation’s earliest days, government officials have worked to guarantee equity and build trust in the market for goods and services.

Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution gives Congress the power “to fix the standard of weights and measures.” On March 2, 1799, President John Adams signed the nation’s first weights and measures law.

Ever since, state and local governments have embraced the latest advances in precision measurement and enforced laws on accurate transactions to benefit businesses and consumers.

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