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Senator Portman meets with Aerospace and Aviation Council

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

U.S. Senator Rob Portman was in town to meet with the Aerospace and Aviation Council on Wednesday.

The council discussed the future of the industry and its opportunities for growth in Ohio. It's already the second largest industry in the state employing more than 100,000 people.

While much is being done right, Portman says there are areas for growth.

"A lot of the research is not being commercialized here in Ohio that's being done in Ohio, so we're doing great work here in Ohio and sometimes that's going other places. We gotta be sure that the research, to the extent possible, stays here in Ohio to create jobs and opportunities," said Senator Portman.

Companies in attendance at the summit included GE Aviation, NASA's Glenn Research Center and the Air Force Research Laboratories.

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