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Huntington Bank adds 250 Ohio jobs
Huntington Bank CEO says the new jobs wouldn't be possible without passage of recent law.

Karen Kasler

A change in state law on credit cards is credited with bringing hundreds of jobs to Ohio. Huntington Bancshares CEO Stephen Steinour says the Columbus-based bank will add the jobs as it develops its own line of business and consumer credit cards.

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“250 new jobs,” Steinour says. “That’s a lot of jobs for us, and to bring those here in Ohio is a moment we are particularly happy to announce and share with you.” 

The new law, which passed with bipartisan support, allows Ohio-chartered financial institutions to charge rates and fees above the state's current maximums. Steinour said the jobs would be in customer service and marketing, among other areas.

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