NILES, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, estimates that he and his family will have about $30 to live on until Wednesday he says.
As part of the Live the Wage Challenge, the Ryan family has been living on $154, the equivalent of two people -- he and his wife -- working 40 hours per week at the federal minimum wage after paying for housing and taxes. Ryan began the challenge on Thursday and will finish tomorrow.
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Foreign Direct Investment Association has named Pennsylvania this year’s “Destination of the Future for Energy Intensive Industries,” Gov. Tom Corbett announced Monday.
The award is based on the commonwealth’s actively executing strategies to support foreign companies’ direct investment in the energy sector.
WASHINGTON – Medicines for his infant son put U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan into early trouble as he began his attempt to live on a minimum-wage income for a week
Thursday, the first day of the Live the Wage Challenge, “started a little rocky,” Ryan, D-13 Ohio, reported on Facebook.
His wife, Andrea, had informed him that they had to pick up “a couple of prescriptions” for their new baby, Brady. The medications cost $24.
“So we are down to $130 before we even got started,” he wrote in a post on Facebook.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The threat of Mahoning County pulling its share of funding from the Western Reserve Port Authority helped spur what officials called a productive meeting (READ STORY) Wednesday between the two entities, one Mahoning County commissioner says.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and his wife are discussing how their family is going to live on $154 for a week.
Ryan and his wife, Andrea, are taking part in the Live the Wage Challenge, attempting to get by for a week on the amount of money a minimum wage-earner would typically have over after taking care of basic living expenses.
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