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Boards of Elections Report Strong Turnout, Few Problems

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The boards of elections offices in Trumbull and Columbiana counties this afternoon both report brisk activity at their precincts. At stake in Tuesday’s midterm elections are the slate of statewide offices including governor, one of the state’s two U.S. senators, all of its representatives to the U.S. House of Representatives and representation […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The boards of elections offices in Trumbull and Columbiana counties this afternoon both report brisk activity at their precincts. At stake in Tuesday’s midterm elections are the slate of statewide offices including governor, one of the state’s two U.S. senators, all of its representatives to the U.S....

Ryan Fires Back at Critic as Early Voting Concludes

WARREN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan fired back at a detractor who accused him of criticizing Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to raise his profile for a potential 2020 presidential run, and defended his efforts on behalf of fellow Democrats. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was appearing with supporters at the intersection of East Market Street and […]

WARREN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan fired back at a detractor who accused him of criticizing Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to raise his profile for a potential 2020 presidential run, and defended his efforts on behalf of fellow Democrats. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was appearing with supporters at the intersection...

Parties Mobilize for Final Push to Get Out the Vote

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mike DeWine visited the Mahoning County Republican Party’s headquarters in Boardman Friday morning to rally the troops before next Tuesday. “We can’t let up,” he said. “As you have probably read in the paper, these races are all very close. Our commitment to you is to continue right up to the end.” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mike DeWine visited the Mahoning County Republican Party’s headquarters in Boardman Friday morning to rally the troops before next Tuesday. “We can’t let up," he said. "As you have probably read in the paper, these races are all very close. Our commitment to you is to continue...

Ryan, DePizzo Debate Days Before Election Day

Ryan, DePizzo Debate Days Before Election Day

LEAVITTSBURG, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan says his efforts while in office have been focused on positioning the Mahoning Valley to draw in economic development projects, while his Republican opponent in Tuesday’s election countered that Ryan isn’t the same congressman who arrived in Washington, D.C., nearly 16 years ago. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, and attorney […]

LEAVITTSBURG, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan says his efforts while in office have been focused on positioning the Mahoning Valley to draw in economic development projects, while his Republican opponent in Tuesday’s election countered that Ryan isn’t the same congressman who arrived in Washington, D.C., nearly 16 years ago....

Execs Discuss Workforce, Taxes, Trade with Portman

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Trade and workforce issues dominated the conversation at a panel discussion U.S. Sen. Rob Portman held with local business leaders Tuesday morning. Portman, R-Ohio, was joined by about two dozen executives of companies affiliated with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber to discuss a range of issues that included the impact of federal tax […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Trade and workforce issues dominated the conversation at a panel discussion U.S. Sen. Rob Portman held with local business leaders Tuesday morning. Portman, R-Ohio, was joined by about two dozen executives of companies affiliated with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber to discuss a range of issues that included...

Portman Seeks Funds for Synagogue Security in Wake of Shootings

Editor’s Note: This story was updated from its original version to include comments and information from the Jewish Community Center’s Rob Elston, as well as Sen. Rob Portman’s letter to the Jewish Community Center. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Security concerns aren’t heightened in the wake of Saturday’s shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, but the security chief […]

Editor’s Note: This story was updated from its original version to include comments and information from the Jewish Community Center’s Rob Elston, as well as Sen. Rob Portman’s letter to the Jewish Community Center. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Security concerns aren’t heightened in the wake of Saturday’s shooting at a Pittsburgh...

Biden Stumps for Cordray, Dems at YSU Rally

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Who is elected governor of Ohio next week will be a major factor in determining who wins the White House in 2020, former Vice President Joe Biden said Monday at Youngstown State University. Biden, who served as vice president from 2009 to 2017, spoke in support of Richard Cordray, the Democratic candidate […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Who is elected governor of Ohio next week will be a major factor in determining who wins the White House in 2020, former Vice President Joe Biden said Monday at Youngstown State University. Biden, who served as vice president from 2009 to 2017, spoke in support of...

Election Boards Report Strong Early Voting

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Election officials in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties all report heightened interest in this year’s midterm elections. With less than two weeks before the November general election, the directors of the three county elections offices say absentee ballot requests and early voting are ahead of the last midterm elections in 2014. So […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Election officials in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties all report heightened interest in this year’s midterm elections. With less than two weeks before the November general election, the directors of the three county elections offices say absentee ballot requests and early voting are ahead of the last...

Lawmakers Travel to Detroit to Meet With GM Execs

DETROIT – State lawmakers from the Mahoning Valley this week traveled to General Motors Co.’s headquarters to make sure that executives there understand the importance of GM’s Lordstown Complex and what it means to the region. “With the recent reduction in shifts and the decline in sales of the Cruze, our legislative delegation thought it […]

DETROIT – State lawmakers from the Mahoning Valley this week traveled to General Motors Co.’s headquarters to make sure that executives there understand the importance of GM’s Lordstown Complex and what it means to the region. “With the recent reduction in shifts and the decline in sales of the Cruze,...

Mercy Health-Youngstown Gets $2.5M ‘Retain’ Grant

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health-Youngstown has been chosen to participate in a federal grant program, initiated by the U.S. Department of Labor and coordinated through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, to identify new, replicable strategies to help those who develop a potentially disabling condition remain at or return to work. The U.S. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health-Youngstown has been chosen to participate in a federal grant program, initiated by the U.S. Department of Labor and coordinated through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, to identify new, replicable strategies to help those who develop a potentially disabling condition remain at or...