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Ryan: Presidential Decision Coming in ‘Few Weeks’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Wednesday night he expected to decide in the next few weeks whether he would seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. Appearing on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront” to discuss the college admissions scandal, Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said he was looking “very closely” at a 2020 bid. “We’re […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Wednesday night he expected to decide in the next few weeks whether he would seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. Appearing on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront” to discuss the college admissions scandal, Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said he was looking “very closely”...

DeWine: GM Could Divulge Plans for Lordstown Soon

GM Lordstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that General Motors Co. executives told him just days ago that the company could divulge its plans regarding the future of the Lordstown manufacturing complex in a matter of weeks. “The last time we asked them – two days ago – they said four to six weeks,” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that General Motors Co. executives told him just days ago that the company could divulge its plans regarding the future of the Lordstown manufacturing complex in a matter of weeks. “The last time we asked them – two days ago – they...

Trump Fiscal 2020 Budget ‘Dead on Arrival’ – Ryan

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget drew criticism from Democrats and Republicans representing Ohio in Congress. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown issued statements Monday afternoon broadly criticizing the plan, while U.S. Sen. Rob Portman took specific aim at the president’s proposal to cut funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative […]

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget drew criticism from Democrats and Republicans representing Ohio in Congress. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown issued statements Monday afternoon broadly criticizing the plan, while U.S. Sen. Rob Portman took specific aim at the president’s proposal to cut funding for...

Ryan Press Call Puts Human Face on GM Shutdown

Last Day at GM Lordstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the end of car production at General Motors Lordstown, John DeGarmo faces the prospect of leaving his fifth auto industry plant. Before transferring to GM Lordstown from Lake Orion, Mich. in 2010, DeGarmo had worked at four other plants, including three with GM. He shared the price he and other workers […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the end of car production at General Motors Lordstown, John DeGarmo faces the prospect of leaving his fifth auto industry plant. Before transferring to GM Lordstown from Lake Orion, Mich. in 2010, DeGarmo had worked at four other plants, including three with GM. He shared the...

State Insurance Department Saves Ohioans $42M in 2018

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Insurance helped state insurance consumers save or recover nearly $42 million in 2018, reported Jillian Froment, department director. “One of the most important and fulfilling responsibilities we have is to help consumers understand their policies and to make sure their claims are paid in accordance with their policy,” Froment […]

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Insurance helped state insurance consumers save or recover nearly $42 million in 2018, reported Jillian Froment, department director. “One of the most important and fulfilling responsibilities we have is to help consumers understand their policies and to make sure their claims are paid in...

Ryan Urges Trump to Fund Program to Help GM Lordstown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the last day the Chevrolet Cruze will come off the line at General Motors Lordstown nears, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is reaching out to President Donald Trump, and a popular watering hole is reaching out to displaced workers to say “Thank you.” In a letter to President Donald Trump, Ryan, D-13 […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the last day the Chevrolet Cruze will come off the line at General Motors Lordstown nears, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is reaching out to President Donald Trump, and a popular watering hole is reaching out to displaced workers to say "Thank you." In a letter to...

Lewandowski, Bossie Eye 2020 Win for Trump

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two of the architects of Donald Trump’s successful 2016 presidential campaign expressed confidence Tuesday that the real estate developer and reality show star would repeat that performance and secure a second term in the 2020 election. Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, co-authors of “Let Trump Be Trump” and “Trump’s Enemies,” were the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two of the architects of Donald Trump’s successful 2016 presidential campaign expressed confidence Tuesday that the real estate developer and reality show star would repeat that performance and secure a second term in the 2020 election. Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, co-authors of “Let Trump Be Trump”...

Ryan, Johnson Differ on Trump’s National Emergency

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a vote of 245 to 182 Tuesday evening, the House of Representatives voted to block President Donald Trump’s invoking the National Emergencies Act for the border wall. All voting Democrats were joined by 13 Republicans to support the Democrat-sponsored privileged resolution, moving the resolution to the Republican-controlled Senate for a vote. […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a vote of 245 to 182 Tuesday evening, the House of Representatives voted to block President Donald Trump’s invoking the National Emergencies Act for the border wall. All voting Democrats were joined by 13 Republicans to support the Democrat-sponsored privileged resolution, moving the resolution to the...

Public Employees Hold Fast Amid Challenges

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Joseph Mayle is heartened that the more than 300 employees who were mandated to work at the Federal Correction Institution in Elkton without pay during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history have been fully compensated. Yet the president of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 607 says the shutdown is […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Joseph Mayle is heartened that the more than 300 employees who were mandated to work at the Federal Correction Institution in Elkton without pay during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history have been fully compensated. Yet the president of the American Federation of Government Employees Local...

Former Judge Enters Guilty Plea to Theft Charges

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Former Mahoning County Judge Diane Vettori-Caraballo will be sentenced June 13 after pleading guilty to charges stemming from stealing at least $100,000 from a former client. Vettori-Caraballo, 50, of Youngstown, pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud, one count of structuring cash deposits, and one count of making false statements to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Former Mahoning County Judge Diane Vettori-Caraballo will be sentenced June 13 after pleading guilty to charges stemming from stealing at least $100,000 from a former client. Vettori-Caraballo, 50, of Youngstown, pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud, one count of structuring cash deposits, and one count...