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Defense Authorization Act Includes $7.4M for Camp Ravenna

300 Letters Sent in Support of Ravenna Missile Site

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Defense Authorization Act, passed by the Senate last night, includes $7.4 million for upgrades at Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center, U.S. Sens Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown have announced. “The national guardsmen and women serving our country at Camp Ravenna deserve the best tools and facilities available as they […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Defense Authorization Act, passed by the Senate last night, includes $7.4 million for upgrades at Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center, U.S. Sens Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown have announced. “The national guardsmen and women serving our country at Camp Ravenna deserve the best tools...

USW Endorses Cordray at Warren Campaign Stop

WARREN, Ohio – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray and leaders of organized labor are optimistic about winning back working class voters who supported Republican Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential campaign. Cordray, who was Ohio’s treasurer and attorney general, and more recently director of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, kicked off his “Economic Opportunity […]

WARREN, Ohio – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray and leaders of organized labor are optimistic about winning back working class voters who supported Republican Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential campaign. Cordray, who was Ohio’s treasurer and attorney general, and more recently director of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,...

Commentary: City Ignores Part-Time Workers Amendment

Editor’s Note: The following commentary was submitted by Staughton Lynd, the lead attorney in the lawsuit that sought to keep U.S. Steel in the Mahoning Valley, and Alice Lynd, a lawyer, like her husband, who has devoted countless hours to assisting prisoners in the Valley’s several new correctional institutions. The Business Journal welcomes commentaries from […]

Editor's Note: The following commentary was submitted by Staughton Lynd, the lead attorney in the lawsuit that sought to keep U.S. Steel in the Mahoning Valley, and Alice Lynd, a lawyer, like her husband, who has devoted countless hours to assisting prisoners in the Valley’s several new correctional institutions. The...

City to Develop Trail Linking Mill Creek Park, Downtown

City to Develop Trail Linking Mill Creek Park, Downtown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City officials expect to select an engineering firm next week for a proposed hiking and biking trail connecting Mill Creek MetroParks with downtown Youngstown, the city’s chief engineer said Thursday. At its meeting Thursday morning, the city’s Board of Control approved a grant agreement between the city and the Ohio Department of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City officials expect to select an engineering firm next week for a proposed hiking and biking trail connecting Mill Creek MetroParks with downtown Youngstown, the city’s chief engineer said Thursday. At its meeting Thursday morning, the city’s Board of Control approved a grant agreement between the city...

Housing Authorities Awarded Nearly $6M in Grants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority and Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority will receive nearly $6 million in Public Housing Capital Fund grants, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Wednesday. YMHA will receive $3.16 million and TMHA will get $2.83 million, according to Ryan’s office. The grants are part of $17.4 million in housing grants […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority and Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority will receive nearly $6 million in Public Housing Capital Fund grants, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Wednesday. YMHA will receive $3.16 million and TMHA will get $2.83 million, according to Ryan’s office. The grants are part of...

Chamber Lauds $16M for YARS, Camp Ravenna

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and its Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission wants the public to know that members of the Mahoning Valley’s congressional delegation secured more than $16 million for the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and the Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center. YARS, which generates approximately $100 million per year for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and its Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission wants the public to know that members of the Mahoning Valley's congressional delegation secured more than $16 million for the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and the Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center. YARS, which generates approximately...

AFL-CIO Launches ‘Take Back Ohio’ Campaign

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Union members, leaders and activists held a rally at the Local 1112 UAW union hall last night to kick-off organized labor’s efforts to elect “worker-friendly candidates” in the 2018 elections.  The rally was closed to the press.  A news release reporting the event was distributed to reporters this morning by the Ohio […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- Union members, leaders and activists held a rally at the Local 1112 UAW union hall last night to kick-off organized labor's efforts to elect "worker-friendly candidates" in the 2018 elections.  The rally was closed to the press.  A news release reporting the event was distributed to reporters...

Ryan: Trump Concerned about ZTE Jobs Not GM

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, on Monday accused President Trump of being more concerned about the loss of manufacturing jobs at a Chinese telecom giant than at the General Motors Lordstown Complex. Ryan issued a statement in the wake of the president’s tweet Sunday that he is working with the government […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, on Monday accused President Trump of being more concerned about the loss of manufacturing jobs at a Chinese telecom giant than at the General Motors Lordstown Complex. Ryan issued a statement in the wake of the president's tweet Sunday that he...

Chamber to Make Case for Local Priorities in D.C.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A delegation led by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will lobby federal officials in Washington, D.C. next month to advocate on behalf of a missile defense site at Camp Ravenna, among other local priorities. So far, 25 representatives of area businesses and institutions have signed up for the D.C. Fly-In, set for June […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A delegation led by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber will lobby federal officials in Washington, D.C. next month to advocate on behalf of a missile defense site at Camp Ravenna, among other local priorities. So far, 25 representatives of area businesses and institutions have signed up for the...

Ryan Urges Trump to Listen to Auto Execs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13, is urging President Donald Trump to reverse his decision to relax fuel standards for the U.S. auto industry, which he says weakens the market for efficient passenger vehicles such as the Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze. In April, the Trump Administration released a proposal that would lower fuel-economy goals […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13, is urging President Donald Trump to reverse his decision to relax fuel standards for the U.S. auto industry, which he says weakens the market for efficient passenger vehicles such as the Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze. In April, the Trump Administration released a proposal...