Voters in the recent general election gave approval to several different economic development initiatives across the state. Voters in Columbia Township and the City of Fairfax approved a joint economic development zone (JEDZ) that will levy a one-percent earnings tax on people who work and businesses that operate within designated township commercial areas, reports. In addition, Clinton Township and the City of Grandview Heights approved a new JEDZ in which the city "will collect its 2.5 percent tax rate for the township in a designated commercial zone that includes the Lennox Town Center," The Columbus Dispatch reports.