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Government: Ryan-Backed Group Aims to Reclaim Midwest for Dems | October 24, 2017

Ryan-Backed Group Aims to Reclaim Midwest for Dems

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The People’s House Project, a political startup supported by U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, has announced its first congressional candidate endorsements for the 2018 cycle. Founded by former MSNBC host Krystal Ball, the organization is focused on recruiting and supporting working-class Democratic candidates in the Midwest and Appalachia. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, has been […]

Government: Trumbull, Mahoning, Cities Top Ohio Jobless Rates | October 24, 2017

Trumbull, Mahoning, Cities Top Ohio Jobless Rates

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Trumbull County and its largest city, Warren, posted the highest unemployment rates in the state in their respective categories last month, followed by Mahoning County and Youngstown, respectively. Warren’s unemployment rate in September was 9.4%, highest among the Ohio cities the state tracks, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported […]

Economic Development: New Gas Power Plants Fuel $21B in Investment | October 23, 2017

New Gas Power Plants Fuel $21B in Investment

By Jackie Stewart, Energy In Depth CANFIELD, Ohio — Independent power producers representing new natural gas plants in the works or recently constructed in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia submitted a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently that states the projects will total $21 billion in private sector investment and create 21,000 jobs, […]

Awards & Events: Buhl Foundation Forum Looks at ‘Breakthrough Thinking’ | October 23, 2017

Buhl Foundation Forum Looks at ‘Breakthrough Thinking’

SHARON, Pa. – The Buhl Regional Health Foundation will host its second annual Fall Forum Nov. 16 at Penn State-Shenango on the topic “Breakthrough Thinking: How to Be Deliberately Creative.” The forum represents an opportunity to learn about how to think differently and collaboratively about some of the issues faced by residents of the Shenango […]

Education: 4 YSU Business Students Named Beeghly Fellows | October 23, 2017

4 YSU Business Students Named Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Four business students from Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration have been selected as the John D. Beeghly Fellows for the fall semester. The Beeghly Fellows program provides students with a paid fellowship working with the Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU. Projects include marketing research, preparation of financial […]