YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Paula Brooks, a member of the Bipartisan White House Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, will host a roundtable discussion at Youngstown State University on Resilience in the Face of Climate Impacts. The event will take place at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 25, in the Ohio Room of YSU’s Kilcawley Center.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown joined 49 of his colleagues in urging members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations to halt the planned closing and consolidations of several U.S. Postal Service main processing centers around the county, including one in Youngstown set to close next year.
Brown, D-Ohio, and 49 other senators sent a letter Thursday to the chairmen and ranking members of the Appropriations Committee and the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Commissioners in Mahoning and Trumbull counties say they no longer plan to dissolve the Western Reserve Port Authority. Instead, the port authority's board of directors is expected to discuss hiring an interim executive director before seeking a full-time replacement.
Commissioners from both counties, who met nearly four hours Tuesday behind closed doors, say they are satisfied with the direction the port authority is headed and intend to fill the vacancies created earlier this year when three resigned from the board.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio --Minimum wage proved insufficient for U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and his family. The congressman spent his family's final dollars on a pack of trail mix in between back-to-back meetings Tuesday afternoon in Washington, D.C., he announced on Facbeook.
On Monday, Ryan announced that he and his family had $30 left to last them through Wednesday, the final day of the challenge.
HAMDEN, Conn. -- Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic challenger in the race for Ohio governor, remains largely unknown and is gaining little ground against Republican Gov. John Kasich who leads 48%-36%, finds a newly released poll by Quinnipiac University.
This compares to a 50%-35% Kasich lead in a May 14 survey by the independent Quinnipiac University.
- A Day Early, A Dollar Short: Ryan Ends Wage Challenge - July 31, 2014
- Poll Finds Kasich Leading FitzGerald by 12 Points - July 30, 2014
- With $30 Left to Buy Food, Ryan Responds to His Critics - July 29, 2014
- Pa. Recognized for Serving Energy-Intensive Industries - July 29, 2014
- Baby Meds Cost Ryan Living on Minimum Wage - July 28, 2014
- Mahoning Commissioner Questions WRPA Manueverings - July 24, 2014
- Ryan, Strickland to Try Living on Minimum Wage - July 22, 2014
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