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Government: Strickland Says GOP Vulnerable on Court, Trade | March 17, 2016

Strickland Says GOP Vulnerable on Court, Trade

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Supreme Court will be a “huge issue” in the fall campaigns, the Democratic nominee for U.S. senator, Ted Strickland, promised Wednesday afternoon. Strickland, fresh off his victory in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, will face incumbent Republican Rob Portman. Strickland met with supporters, including local Democratic officeholders, at the Yankee Kitchen Restaurant here. […]

Government: Profs, Politicians React to Garland Nomination | March 17, 2016

Profs, Politicians React to Garland Nomination

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two law professors at Case Western Reserve University, including one who has worked with President Obama’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, praise Judge Merrick Garland’s qualifications but doubt the Republican-led U.S. Senate would act on the nomination. The Senate “probably will choose to hold out for not doing anything,” said Jonathan […]

Government: Ohioans Pay 8th-Highest Rates in State, Local Taxes | March 16, 2016

Ohioans Pay 8th-Highest Rates in State, Local Taxes

WASHINGTON – Ohioans pay the eighth-highest rate in state and local taxes, Pennsylvanians 13th-highest, among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, says a WalletHub report released Tuesday. Pennsylvanians have the distinction of paying the most per gallon in gasoline taxes, the report says. WalletHub, based here, is a personal finance site launched in […]