Switzerland of Ohio Local School District Superintendent Jeffrey Greenley speaks at a legislative hearing on the POWER Counties Act Wednesday, April 18 in Washington, D.C. Switzerland of Ohio Local School District Superintendent Jeffrey Greenley, front, listens to U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson speak during a legislative hearing Wednesday, April 18 in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Greenley goes to Washington

In a move that could prove to be transformative for Switzerland of Ohio schools, school officials traveled to Washington, D.C. April 18 in an attempt to retain a portion of local oil and gas revenues within the district.

District Superintendent Jeff Greenley served as a witness in a legislative hearing on H.R. 3846, the Providing Opportunity with Energy Revenues in Counties Act (POWER Counties Act). The bill was introduced in September by Representative Bill Johnson from Ohio’s 6th Congressional District.

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