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GOP Tax Reform ‘Framework’ Draws Praise, Criticism

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The tax reform plan unveiled by President Trump and GOP congressional leaders will promote American investment and create jobs, its supporters say, while opponents charge it lacks details, disproportionately benefits the wealthy and will add to the federal deficit. Provisions of the “united framework” announced Wednesday include reducing the seven tax brackets […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The tax reform plan unveiled by President Trump and GOP congressional leaders will promote American investment and create jobs, its supporters say, while opponents charge it lacks details, disproportionately benefits the wealthy and will add to the federal deficit. Provisions of the “united framework” announced Wednesday include...

Tim Ryan Prominently Featured in TIME Cover Story

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is prominently featured in the cover story in new issue of TIME magazine, which is on newsstands today. The article is entitled The Democrats’ Dilemmas: A Divided Party Debates Its Future. It was written by Philip Elliott with a Youngstown dateline. Excerpts from the article — the portions […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is prominently featured in the cover story in new issue of TIME magazine, which is on newsstands today. The article is entitled The Democrats’ Dilemmas: A Divided Party Debates Its Future. It was written by Philip Elliott with a Youngstown dateline. Excerpts from...

Zoning Board Denies Appeals for Sober Houses

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday denied the requests of two parties that seek zoning modifications that would allow them to operate three sober living houses on the North Side. The board denied the request of Braking Point Recovery Housing LLC, Austintown, for reasonable accommodations under the U.S. Fair Housing Act […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday denied the requests of two parties that seek zoning modifications that would allow them to operate three sober living houses on the North Side. The board denied the request of Braking Point Recovery Housing LLC, Austintown, for reasonable accommodations under...

Mayoral Candidates Talk Business at Chamber Forum

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The four candidates vying to become Youngstown’s next mayor shared their visions for the city this morning during a panel discussion that focused largely – though not exclusively – on business and economic issues. Jamael “Tito” Brown, the winner of the Democratic primary, will face independent candidates Sean McKinney, Cecil Monroe and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The four candidates vying to become Youngstown’s next mayor shared their visions for the city this morning during a panel discussion that focused largely – though not exclusively – on business and economic issues. Jamael “Tito” Brown, the winner of the Democratic primary, will face independent candidates...

910th Airlift Sprays 1.1M Acres Flooded by Harvey

VIENNA, Ohio – News organizations covering ongoing Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts in eastern Texas will see first-hand today how the Air Force Reserve’s 910th Airlift Wing carries out its unique aerial spray mosquito control mission. More than 90 Reserve airmen, based at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station here, have been deployed there since Sept. 8 […]

VIENNA, Ohio – News organizations covering ongoing Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts in eastern Texas will see first-hand today how the Air Force Reserve’s 910th Airlift Wing carries out its unique aerial spray mosquito control mission. More than 90 Reserve airmen, based at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station here, have been...

Ohio New-Business Filings Top 10K in August

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The number of new entities filing documents to start businesses in Ohio rose to 10,002 in August, an increase of 1,507 compared to August 2016, the office of Secretary of State Jon Husted reported Thursday. So far this year, 81,981 new entities have filed to do business in Ohio. Due to the […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The number of new entities filing documents to start businesses in Ohio rose to 10,002 in August, an increase of 1,507 compared to August 2016, the office of Secretary of State Jon Husted reported Thursday. So far this year, 81,981 new entities have filed to do business...

Ryan Defends Cutting Corporate Taxes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan defended his call for lowering the corporate tax rate Wednesday, which he said needs to be part of a broader tax reform. Ryan, who earlier in the day joined U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-17 Ohio to introduce legislation in the House of Representatives to expand the Earned Income […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan defended his call for lowering the corporate tax rate Wednesday, which he said needs to be part of a broader tax reform. Ryan, who earlier in the day joined U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-17 Ohio to introduce legislation in the House of Representatives...

Dignan Named to Military Affairs Task Force

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – James Dignan, chief operating officer of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, was named last week to the newly created Ohio House BRAC & Military Affairs Task Force, the chamber announced this morning. The task force will study and analyze current Ohio Department of Defense and NASA assets, resources and missions in anticipation […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – James Dignan, chief operating officer of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, was named last week to the newly created Ohio House BRAC & Military Affairs Task Force, the chamber announced this morning. The task force will study and analyze current Ohio Department of Defense and NASA assets,...

$5.6M in Federal Grants Earmarked for Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced more than $5.6 million in grants for Youngstown and Warren today. The money for the Mahoning Valley’s two largest cities is part of the nearly $7.6 million in federal grants to promote economic development that he announced for communities across the 13th congressional district. The grants come through […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced more than $5.6 million in grants for Youngstown and Warren today. The money for the Mahoning Valley's two largest cities is part of the nearly $7.6 million in federal grants to promote economic development that he announced for communities across the 13th congressional...

Community Support Key to YARS’ Future, Leaders Say

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – In early August, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller visited Youngstown Air Reserve Base. During her tour, the leader of the Air Force Reserve saw the equipment the airmen of the 910th Airlift Wing use on aerial spray missions and the impact the station has on the Mahoning Valley. “She learned what we […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – In early August, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller visited Youngstown Air Reserve Base. During her tour, the leader of the Air Force Reserve saw the equipment the airmen of the 910th Airlift Wing use on aerial spray missions and the impact the station has on the Mahoning...