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Ryan to Meet GM’s Barra, Seeks Help from Trump

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan will meet Wednesday with General Motors CEO Mary Barra, the congressman’s office confirmed today. Barra also is scheduled to meet with Ohio’s U.S. senators, Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman, tomorrow. GM announced last week that it would close its Lordstown Complex, where the Chevrolet Cruze is manufactured, […]

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan will meet Wednesday with General Motors CEO Mary Barra, the congressman’s office confirmed today. Barra also is scheduled to meet with Ohio’s U.S. senators, Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman, tomorrow. GM announced last week that it would close its Lordstown Complex, where...

Brown, Portman to Meet Wednesday with GM’s Barra

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman announced today that they will meet Wednesday afternoon with Mary Barry, CEO of General Motors. The meeting with take place in Portman’s office. Brown, a Democrat, and Portman, a Republican, have both spoken with Barra, proposed solutions and urged GM to work with them to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman announced today that they will meet Wednesday afternoon with Mary Barry, CEO of General Motors. The meeting with take place in Portman's office. Brown, a Democrat, and Portman, a Republican, have both spoken with Barra, proposed solutions and urged GM...

Ryan Presses Case for Lordstown to GM’s Barra

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan Wednesday expressed his “frustration and disappointment” to General Motors CEO Mary Barra with the manufacturer’s decision to discontinue production of the Chevrolet Cruze at its Lordstown Complex. Before a news conference in Washington with several other members of the next Congress, Ryan, D-13 Ohio, spoke by phone with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan Wednesday expressed his “frustration and disappointment” to General Motors CEO Mary Barra with the manufacturer’s decision to discontinue production of the Chevrolet Cruze at its Lordstown Complex. Before a news conference in Washington with several other members of the next Congress, Ryan, D-13...

Brown Speaks With Trump Regarding GM

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said this morning that he and President Donald Trump talked last night and discussed the situation facing the General Motors Lordstown plant and a bill the senator has introduced to protect U.S. autoworkers. During a conference call with reporters Wednesday, Brown said he had met briefly with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said this morning that he and President Donald Trump talked last night and discussed the situation facing the General Motors Lordstown plant and a bill the senator has introduced to protect U.S. autoworkers. During a conference call with reporters Wednesday, Brown said...

Ryan Wants Congressional Hearing on GM Tax Windfall

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13,  has released a letter he sent Monday to the chairman and ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee that called on them to conduct hearings into how General Motors used the millions of dollars it gained from tax cuts. Ryan’s letter, sent late Monday, was […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13,  has released a letter he sent Monday to the chairman and ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee that called on them to conduct hearings into how General Motors used the millions of dollars it gained from tax cuts. Ryan's...

Ohio Becomes First State to Accept Bitcoin Tax Payments

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With the launch a new website, OhioCrypto.com, Ohio has become the first state in the country to accept the payment of taxes with cryptocurrency, the state treasurer’s office has announced. Among the 23 taxes eligible to paid with the digital currency are sales, withholding, commercial activity, kilowatt hour, pass-thru entity and premium […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With the launch a new website, OhioCrypto.com, Ohio has become the first state in the country to accept the payment of taxes with cryptocurrency, the state treasurer’s office has announced. Among the 23 taxes eligible to paid with the digital currency are sales, withholding, commercial activity, kilowatt...

California Company Stops Doing Business with Summitville over Post

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A California tile distributor says it has cut ties with a supplier owned by Columbiana County Republican Party Chairman Dave Johnson after he posted a meme blaming the California wildfires on liberals. A spokesman for Emser Tile, headquartered in Los Angeles, confirmed in an email Wednesday that it had discontinued doing business […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A California tile distributor says it has cut ties with a supplier owned by Columbiana County Republican Party Chairman Dave Johnson after he posted a meme blaming the California wildfires on liberals. A spokesman for Emser Tile, headquartered in Los Angeles, confirmed in an email Wednesday that...

Ryan, Dem Colleagues Urge New Caucus Leadership

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A group of 16 Democrats including U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan circulated a letter Monday urging “new leadership” for their caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ryan, who challenged Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi following the 2016 presidential election, has talked for weeks abut his caucus needing new leadership as it prepares to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A group of 16 Democrats including U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan circulated a letter Monday urging “new leadership” for their caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ryan, who challenged Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi following the 2016 presidential election, has talked for weeks abut his caucus needing new...

Columbiana GOP Chair Draws Fire for ‘Hell on Earth’ Post

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Columbiana County Republican Party chairman Dave Johnson yesterday defended his use of a meme blaming liberals for a wildfire raging in California that has claimed nearly 80 lives with hundreds more missing. Johnson also a rejected the call by his Democratic counterpart in Mahoning County to step down, calling it an attempt […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Columbiana County Republican Party chairman Dave Johnson yesterday defended his use of a meme blaming liberals for a wildfire raging in California that has claimed nearly 80 lives with hundreds more missing. Johnson also a rejected the call by his Democratic counterpart in Mahoning County to step...

20 Years After ‘Bring it Home,’ Leaders Hope to ‘Drive it Home’

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Much has changed in the 20 years since the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and UAW Locals 1112 and 1714 spearheaded the Bring It Home campaign, which supported the efforts of General Motors Co.’s Lordstown plant to win a new vehicle to manufacture there. Competition in the global market is more intense than […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Much has changed in the 20 years since the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and UAW Locals 1112 and 1714 spearheaded the Bring It Home campaign, which supported the efforts of General Motors Co.’s Lordstown plant to win a new vehicle to manufacture there. Competition in the global...