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Brown Touts Auto Bill; Renacci Calls It ‘Magic Act’

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Scott Chittock of Berlin Center, laid off from the General Motors Lordstown Complex, wore a reminder Friday morning of another time when the future appeared uncertain for the auto plant. Pinned to his T-shirt was a round button with the logo of the Bring It Home campaign of 20 years ago, […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Scott Chittock of Berlin Center, laid off from the General Motors Lordstown Complex, wore a reminder Friday morning of another time when the future appeared uncertain for the auto plant. Pinned to his T-shirt was a round button with the logo of the Bring It Home...

DeWine, Husted Unveil Job and Economic Development Plan

CINCINNATI – Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine announced his economic development and job creation plan at a rally with his running mate, Jon Husted, in Cincinnati Sunday. The Ohio Prosperity Plan will focus on three areas, the two said: job training,  streamlining regulations and encouraging research and investment. “The most important thing that our state’s […]

CINCINNATI – Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine announced his economic development and job creation plan at a rally with his running mate, Jon Husted, in Cincinnati Sunday. The Ohio Prosperity Plan will focus on three areas, the two said: job training,  streamlining regulations and encouraging research and investment. “The most...

City Skeptical About Taking Over Youngstown Thermal

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Officials expressed skepticism over a proposal floated by the court-appointed receiver of Youngstown Thermal LLC that would have the city assume ownership and operation of the downtown district heating provider. “This is a utility, and would be an added responsibility to the city,” Mayor Jamael Tito Brown told Reg Martin, the receiver. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Officials expressed skepticism over a proposal floated by the court-appointed receiver of Youngstown Thermal LLC that would have the city assume ownership and operation of the downtown district heating provider. “This is a utility, and would be an added responsibility to the city,” Mayor Jamael Tito Brown...

DePizzo Says Ryan Disconnected from Constituents

DePizzo Says Ryan Disconnected from Constituents

BOARDMAN, Ohio — If a Democrat can come as close to winning Ohio’s solidly Republican 12th congressional district as Danny O’Connor did Tuesday night, there’s no reason, under the right conditions with the right candidate, that the GOP can’t get as close, or even win, in the traditionally Democratic 13th district, Mark Munroe said. Munroe, […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- If a Democrat can come as close to winning Ohio’s solidly Republican 12th congressional district as Danny O’Connor did Tuesday night, there’s no reason, under the right conditions with the right candidate, that the GOP can’t get as close, or even win, in the traditionally Democratic 13th...

Defense Bill Includes $16.2M for YARS, Camp Ravenna

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act yesterday. The legislation is for $8.8 million for gate upgrades at Youngstown Air Reserve Station and $7.4 million for an automated multipurpose machine gun range at Camp Ravenna, according to a news releases issued Wednesday afternoon by Ohio’s two U.S. senators, […]

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act yesterday. The legislation is for $8.8 million for gate upgrades at Youngstown Air Reserve Station and $7.4 million for an automated multipurpose machine gun range at Camp Ravenna, according to a news releases issued Wednesday afternoon...

Downplaying Presidential Bid, Ryan Says Focus on Dem Coalition

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – While the rumor mill has been swirling around U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and the possibility of a run at the presidency, the congressman Friday downplayed the idea and said he’s focused on the November election. “I am focused on ’18 but I am very concerned that I need help in Washington,” […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – While the rumor mill has been swirling around U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and the possibility of a run at the presidency, the congressman Friday downplayed the idea and said he’s focused on the November election. “I am focused on ’18 but I am very concerned that...

Firing Range at YARS Opens for Business

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – After planning began more than 2 years ago, the Youngstown Air Reserve Station opened the doors on Building 521, the Indoor Combat Arms Range, with a ribbon-cutting Friday. Congressional members from Ohio’s delegation and the Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission were present, as well as former 910th Airlift Wing Commander and […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – After planning began more than 2 years ago, the Youngstown Air Reserve Station opened the doors on Building 521, the Indoor Combat Arms Range, with a ribbon-cutting Friday. Congressional members from Ohio’s delegation and the Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission were present, as well as former...

Ryan Introduces Worker Act, Calls for ‘Bold Action’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Calling for “bold action” to remedy the skills gap among the nation’s workforce, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13, Ohio, has introduced legislation that he says addresses the needs of men, women and communities most affected by layoffs caused by outsourcing, automation and other economic factors. “The new American economy does not exist […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Calling for “bold action” to remedy the skills gap among the nation’s workforce, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13, Ohio, has introduced legislation that he says addresses the needs of men, women and communities most affected by layoffs caused by outsourcing, automation and other economic factors. “The new...

Ryan Backs Bills for Tuition-Free College

Ryan Backs Bills for Tuition-Free College

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, announced his support of three bills that would make college education tuition-free and debt-free. This week, Ryan signed on as co-sponsor of the College for All Act, the Debt-Free College Partnerships Act and the Aim Higher Act. In a statement Wednesday, Ryan said the bills would help […]

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, announced his support of three bills that would make college education tuition-free and debt-free. This week, Ryan signed on as co-sponsor of the College for All Act, the Debt-Free College Partnerships Act and the Aim Higher Act. In a statement Wednesday, Ryan...

Ryan Backs Legalizing Marijuana for Personal Use

Ryan Backs Legalizing Marijuana for Personal Use

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan today announced his support for legalizing marijuana. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, outlined his views in an op-ed piece on CNN’s website and is a cosponsor of H.R. 4814, the Marijuana Justice Act of 2018. The legislation amends the Controlled Substances Act to remove marijuana as a Schedule I substance […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan today announced his support for legalizing marijuana. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, outlined his views in an op-ed piece on CNN’s website and is a cosponsor of H.R. 4814, the Marijuana Justice Act of 2018. The legislation amends the Controlled Substances Act to remove marijuana...