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Trump Leaves Open Exemptions on Tariffs

Ryan Calls Tariffs a Disaster as Manufacturers Wait and See

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald J. Trump signed proclamations Thursday that would impose global tariffs on imported aluminum and steel, but would initially exempt Canada and Mexico from such duties. The tariffs would take effect in at least 15 days, Trump said during a signing ceremony at the White House. Meanwhile, the U.S. would assess […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald J. Trump signed proclamations Thursday that would impose global tariffs on imported aluminum and steel, but would initially exempt Canada and Mexico from such duties. The tariffs would take effect in at least 15 days, Trump said during a signing ceremony at the White House....

State Budget Bill Includes $30M for Valley Projects

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The state’s biennial capital budget bill includes $30 million for projects in the Mahoning Valley, local lawmakers announced Wednesday. The bill, House Bill 529, allocated a total of $2.6 billion, including $600 million for schools, $480 million for universities, $350 million for infrastructure projects and $147 million for community projects. The bill […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The state’s biennial capital budget bill includes $30 million for projects in the Mahoning Valley, local lawmakers announced Wednesday. The bill, House Bill 529, allocated a total of $2.6 billion, including $600 million for schools, $480 million for universities, $350 million for infrastructure projects and $147 million...

Ohio Reps, Senators Urge Camp Ravenna for Missile Defense Site

300 Letters Sent in Support of Ravenna Missile Site

WASHINGTON – Members of Ohio’s congressional delegation Monday sent a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging the selection of Camp Ravenna as the East Coast Missile Defense site. Both of Ohio’s U.S. senators and 14 of the state’s 16 members of the House of Representatives – Republicans and Democrats – signed the letter in […]

WASHINGTON – Members of Ohio’s congressional delegation Monday sent a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging the selection of Camp Ravenna as the East Coast Missile Defense site. Both of Ohio’s U.S. senators and 14 of the state’s 16 members of the House of Representatives – Republicans and Democrats...

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...