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Ryan Likes China Tariffs, Not Trump’s Approach

Ryan Likes China Tariffs, Not Trump's Approach

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – While supportive overall of the tariffs President Donald Trump imposed Thursday on Chinese imports, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan says he disagreed with how the president handled it.   Trump imposed tariffs on $60 billion worth of China’s goods. At a signing ceremony for a presidential memorandum, Trump said he viewed China as […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – While supportive overall of the tariffs President Donald Trump imposed Thursday on Chinese imports, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan says he disagreed with how the president handled it.   Trump imposed tariffs on $60 billion worth of China’s goods. At a signing ceremony for a presidential memorandum, Trump...

Youngstown to Install Wayfinding Signage

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City street department personnel will begin installing downtown wayfinding signage in the coming weeks. The Board of Control this morning approved Ellet Neon Sign’s $40,424.77 bid to supply wayfinding signage materials. The bid was the lowest among the six submitted, which ranged as high as $80,619. In the same meeting, the board […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City street department personnel will begin installing downtown wayfinding signage in the coming weeks. The Board of Control this morning approved Ellet Neon Sign’s $40,424.77 bid to supply wayfinding signage materials. The bid was the lowest among the six submitted, which ranged as high as $80,619. In...

Ryan on Lamb: Let Local Issues Frame Campaigns

WASHINGTON – Allowing Democratic candidates at the local level to frame issues and tailor their message to their districts was the biggest takeaway from Democratic congressional candidate Conor Lamb’s win in a Pennsylvania special election Tuesday night, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said on MSNBC last night. “Keep the D.C. circuit, consultants and pollsters out of […]

WASHINGTON – Allowing Democratic candidates at the local level to frame issues and tailor their message to their districts was the biggest takeaway from Democratic congressional candidate Conor Lamb’s win in a Pennsylvania special election Tuesday night, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said on MSNBC last night. “Keep the D.C. circuit,...

Portman: Good News Rolls in from Tax Reform

By U.S. Sen. Rob Portman WASHINGTON, D.C. — The tax reform legislation that became law before the first of the year was created with two goals in mind: cut taxes for middle-class families and reopen the American economy as the best place in the world to do business. Just a few months since becoming law, […]

By U.S. Sen. Rob Portman WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The tax reform legislation that became law before the first of the year was created with two goals in mind: cut taxes for middle-class families and reopen the American economy as the best place in the world to do business. Just a...

Judge Clears Path for Centralized Municipal Tax Filings

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Judge David E. Cain of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas cleared the path for Ohio businesses to continue using a new, streamlined municipal tax filing system recommended by The Ohio Society of CPAs on Feb. 21. The decision means Ohio employers can continue registering to centrally file and pay municipal net […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Judge David E. Cain of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas cleared the path for Ohio businesses to continue using a new, streamlined municipal tax filing system recommended by The Ohio Society of CPAs on Feb. 21. The decision means Ohio employers can continue registering to centrally...

Trump Leaves Open Exemptions on Tariffs

Trade War Could Rattle Local Economy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald J. Trump signed proclamations Thursday that would impose global tariffs on imported aluminum and steel, but would initially exempt Canada and Mexico from such duties. The tariffs would take effect in at least 15 days, Trump said during a signing ceremony at the White House. Meanwhile, the U.S. would assess […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald J. Trump signed proclamations Thursday that would impose global tariffs on imported aluminum and steel, but would initially exempt Canada and Mexico from such duties. The tariffs would take effect in at least 15 days, Trump said during a signing ceremony at the White House....

State Budget Bill Includes $30M for Valley Projects

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The state’s biennial capital budget bill includes $30 million for projects in the Mahoning Valley, local lawmakers announced Wednesday. The bill, House Bill 529, allocated a total of $2.6 billion, including $600 million for schools, $480 million for universities, $350 million for infrastructure projects and $147 million for community projects. The bill […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The state’s biennial capital budget bill includes $30 million for projects in the Mahoning Valley, local lawmakers announced Wednesday. The bill, House Bill 529, allocated a total of $2.6 billion, including $600 million for schools, $480 million for universities, $350 million for infrastructure projects and $147 million...

Ohio Reps, Senators Urge Camp Ravenna for Missile Defense Site

300 Letters Sent in Support of Ravenna Missile Site

WASHINGTON – Members of Ohio’s congressional delegation Monday sent a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging the selection of Camp Ravenna as the East Coast Missile Defense site. Both of Ohio’s U.S. senators and 14 of the state’s 16 members of the House of Representatives – Republicans and Democrats – signed the letter in […]

WASHINGTON – Members of Ohio’s congressional delegation Monday sent a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging the selection of Camp Ravenna as the East Coast Missile Defense site. Both of Ohio’s U.S. senators and 14 of the state’s 16 members of the House of Representatives – Republicans and Democrats...

City Considers Courts Space for Development Office

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s community planning and economic development office could move back into City Hall once the municipal courts relocate to the City Hall Annex, but the plan isn’t set in stone, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said. Work on the annex to accommodate the city courts, clerk of courts and health department is […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s community planning and economic development office could move back into City Hall once the municipal courts relocate to the City Hall Annex, but the plan isn’t set in stone, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said. Work on the annex to accommodate the city courts, clerk of...

Brown Outlines Efforts to Draw New Business

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown is assembling an economic advisory team to help his administration attract new business to Youngstown. In addressing the Rotary Club of Youngstown Wednesday, the mayor related the insights his administration gained during its first two months and of initiatives he wants to take. The economic advisory team is […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown is assembling an economic advisory team to help his administration attract new business to Youngstown. In addressing the Rotary Club of Youngstown Wednesday, the mayor related the insights his administration gained during its first two months and of initiatives he wants to take....