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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...

Former Niles Mayor Infante Sentenced to 10 Years

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante has been sentenced to a decade in prison for public corruption that took place during his 24-year tenure as the city’s mayor. On May 7, Infante was found guilt on one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, 13 counts of tampering with records, one […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante has been sentenced to a decade in prison for public corruption that took place during his 24-year tenure as the city's mayor. On May 7, Infante was found guilt on one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, 13 counts...

YARS Receives $8.8M for Security Upgrades

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Youngstown Air Reserve Station has been awarded $8.8 million for security infrastructure upgrades, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Thursday. Camp Ravenna was also awarded $7.4 million for a new machine gun range and $10 million for construction projects at veterans service organizations. “I am thankful to have been able to leverage my […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Youngstown Air Reserve Station has been awarded $8.8 million for security infrastructure upgrades, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Thursday. Camp Ravenna was also awarded $7.4 million for a new machine gun range and $10 million for construction projects at veterans service organizations. "I am thankful to have...

Portman Touts Job Training, Tax Reform in Visit

Rob Portman Touts Job Training, Tax Reform

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman saw firsthand the results of a $4 million federal grant used to train individuals for welding careers and touted the results of the tax bill passed by Congress last year during a visit Wednesday. The Republican senator toured the Flying High Inc. campus on the North Side, where […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman saw firsthand the results of a $4 million federal grant used to train individuals for welding careers and touted the results of the tax bill passed by Congress last year during a visit Wednesday. The Republican senator toured the Flying High Inc. campus...

Regional Chamber Backs Redistricting Reform Issue

Regional Chamber Backs Redistricting Reform Issue

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s board of directors announced its support Tuesday for a congressional redistricting reform issue on the May 8 primary ballot. If approved by Ohio voters, Issue 1 would create a more bi-partisan, public process for redrawing U.S. Congressional districts by requiring minority party support prior to the Ohio General Assembly […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s board of directors announced its support Tuesday for a congressional redistricting reform issue on the May 8 primary ballot. If approved by Ohio voters, Issue 1 would create a more bi-partisan, public process for redrawing U.S. Congressional districts by requiring minority party support prior...