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Pennsylvania to Launch Traffic Research Center

Pennsylvania to Launch Traffic Research Center Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

PITTSBURGH — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission are partnering with Penn State University to launch a new research and training center focusing on transportation. The project – Pennsylvania Safety, Transportation and Research Track, or PennStart – will focus on six areas: traffic incident management, tolling and intelligent transportation systems, work […]

PITTSBURGH -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission are partnering with Penn State University to launch a new research and training center focusing on transportation. The project – Pennsylvania Safety, Transportation and Research Track, or PennStart – will focus on six areas: traffic incident management, tolling...

Johnson Says Tariffs Are ‘A Work in Progress’

SALEM, Ohio – Tariffs imposed on steel and aluminum imports last month by President Donald Trump are “a work in progress,” said U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson during a tour of Hickey Metal Fab Monday morning. In a meeting with leadership from Hickey Metal Fab, Salem, Johnson heard concerns about the potential cost impact of the […]

SALEM, Ohio – Tariffs imposed on steel and aluminum imports last month by President Donald Trump are “a work in progress,” said U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson during a tour of Hickey Metal Fab Monday morning. In a meeting with leadership from Hickey Metal Fab, Salem, Johnson heard concerns about the...

300 Letters Sent in Support of Ravenna Missile Site

300 Letters Sent in Support of Ravenna Missile Site

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Supporters of placing the proposed East Coast Missile Defense System at Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center have sent more than 300 letters to the Trump administration, the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber reported Wednesday. Among the letters tracked by the chamber is a March 5 joint letter from members of Ohio’s congressional delegation, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Supporters of placing the proposed East Coast Missile Defense System at Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center have sent more than 300 letters to the Trump administration, the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber reported Wednesday. Among the letters tracked by the chamber is a March 5 joint letter from...

Ryan: Relaxing EPA Rules Endangers GM Lordstown

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rolling back fuel economy standards poses a threat to not just the environment and public health, but also to auto industry jobs at plants such as General Motors’ Lordstown Complex, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Wednesday. “The Trump Administration is setting Ohio back and putting GM Lordstown at risk,” Ryan. D-13 Ohio, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rolling back fuel economy standards poses a threat to not just the environment and public health, but also to auto industry jobs at plants such as General Motors’ Lordstown Complex, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Wednesday. “The Trump Administration is setting Ohio back and putting GM Lordstown...

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

Ryan Calls Tariffs a Disaster as Manufacturers Wait and See

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....