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City Considers Courts Space for Development Office

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s community planning and economic development office could move back into City Hall once the municipal courts relocate to the City Hall Annex, but the plan isn’t set in stone, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said. Work on the annex to accommodate the city courts, clerk of courts and health department is […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s community planning and economic development office could move back into City Hall once the municipal courts relocate to the City Hall Annex, but the plan isn’t set in stone, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said. Work on the annex to accommodate the city courts, clerk of...

Brown Outlines Efforts to Draw New Business

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown is assembling an economic advisory team to help his administration attract new business to Youngstown. In addressing the Rotary Club of Youngstown Wednesday, the mayor related the insights his administration gained during its first two months and of initiatives he wants to take. The economic advisory team is […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown is assembling an economic advisory team to help his administration attract new business to Youngstown. In addressing the Rotary Club of Youngstown Wednesday, the mayor related the insights his administration gained during its first two months and of initiatives he wants to take....

Labor Groups Look to Regain Political Footing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – If the 2010 election offered organized labor no other lesson in Ohio, Bill Padisak reflects, it was the importance of who is elected governor. That election – when congressional Republicans rode a national wave that swept Ohio as elsewhere – GOP nominee John Kasich narrowly defeated Democratic incumbent Ted Strickland. The following […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – If the 2010 election offered organized labor no other lesson in Ohio, Bill Padisak reflects, it was the importance of who is elected governor. That election – when congressional Republicans rode a national wave that swept Ohio as elsewhere – GOP nominee John Kasich narrowly defeated Democratic...

Mahoning GOP Seeks Applicants to Replace DeGenaro

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the appointment of Judge Mary DeGenaro to the Ohio Supreme Court, the Mahoning County Republican Party has been asked to conduct the screening process for applicants who may be interested in filling her unexpired term of the Seventh District Court of Appeals. Interested candidates are asked to request a copy of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the appointment of Judge Mary DeGenaro to the Ohio Supreme Court, the Mahoning County Republican Party has been asked to conduct the screening process for applicants who may be interested in filling her unexpired term of the Seventh District Court of Appeals. Interested candidates are asked...

Ryan Touts Camp Ravenna for $3.6B Missile Defense Site

Ryan Touts Camp Ravenna for $3.6B Missile Defense Site

RAVENNA, Ohio – Government officials and local businesses are hoping to beat the competition to attract a lucrative, multibillion-dollar project to the state, but it’s not Amazon’s second headquarters. The Missile Defense Agency is reviewing its options to build the $3.6-billion East Coast Missile Defense Site, which would house a Ground-Based Midcourse Defense System designed […]

RAVENNA, Ohio – Government officials and local businesses are hoping to beat the competition to attract a lucrative, multibillion-dollar project to the state, but it’s not Amazon’s second headquarters. The Missile Defense Agency is reviewing its options to build the $3.6-billion East Coast Missile Defense Site, which would house a...

Infrastructure Plan Draws Mixed Reviews

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan and 2019 budget blueprint drew mixed reviews Monday from members of Ohio’s delegation to Capitol Hill, as even members of his own party found provisions that weren’t to their satisfaction. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said he was “troubled” by Trump’s plan to spend $200 billion […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan and 2019 budget blueprint drew mixed reviews Monday from members of Ohio’s delegation to Capitol Hill, as even members of his own party found provisions that weren’t to their satisfaction. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said he was “troubled” by Trump’s...

Ryan Tells Why He Voted for Spending Bill

Tim Ryan Tells Why He Voted for Spending Bill

WARREN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan says he’s on board with his party’s leadership, but isn’t convinced Democrats got the political message from the brief government shutdown a few weeks ago. Back from Washington after yesterday’s early-morning vote to end a second government overnight shutdown, Ryan held a news conference at his district office […]

WARREN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan says he’s on board with his party’s leadership, but isn’t convinced Democrats got the political message from the brief government shutdown a few weeks ago. Back from Washington after yesterday’s early-morning vote to end a second government overnight shutdown, Ryan held a news...

Reps, Senators React to Release of Nunes Memo

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A memo purporting that the FBI and Justice Department have acted improperly in its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election drew a swift – and angry – response Friday from U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. The memo was drafted by U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-22 Calif., chairman of the Permanent […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A memo purporting that the FBI and Justice Department have acted improperly in its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election drew a swift – and angry – response Friday from U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. The memo was drafted by U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-22...

City Hires Former Deputy Auditor to Assist Finance Department

City Hires Former Deputy Auditor to Assist Finance Department

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city has hired a former deputy state auditor and executive director of the Ohio Lottery Commission to assist with the city’s finance department and help search for a new finance director. The Board of Control this morning approved hiring Michael Abouserhal for up to $25,000 through April 30. Abouserhal will be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city has hired a former deputy state auditor and executive director of the Ohio Lottery Commission to assist with the city’s finance department and help search for a new finance director. The Board of Control this morning approved hiring Michael Abouserhal for up to $25,000 through...

McKinney Drops Suit, Seeks State Review of Mayoral Election

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Defeated mayoral candidate Sean McKinney yesterday withdrew his lawsuit — but not his challenge — contesting the result of the Nov. 7 election. The day before the hearing was set to begin on his lawsuit against the Mahoning County Board of Elections and Mayor Jamael Tito Brown, McKinney withdrew the complaint he […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Defeated mayoral candidate Sean McKinney yesterday withdrew his lawsuit -- but not his challenge -- contesting the result of the Nov. 7 election. The day before the hearing was set to begin on his lawsuit against the Mahoning County Board of Elections and Mayor Jamael Tito Brown,...