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Johnson: Gun Legislation is Not the Answer

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — Just before speaking to a room filled with young adult students at the New Castle School of Trades Wednesday morning, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-6 Ohio, addressed recent shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying additional gun control legislation is not necessarily the answer. “You can’t legislate evil out of the world,” […]

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio -- Just before speaking to a room filled with young adult students at the New Castle School of Trades Wednesday morning, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-6 Ohio, addressed recent shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying additional gun control legislation is not necessarily the answer. "You can't legislate...

How Secure Are Ohio Elections Boards?

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As Joyce Kale-Pesta considers what upgrades need to be made to comply with a new directive to improve election security, one of the issues she needs to address has nothing to do with malware, hacking or other mischief to affect election results.  It’s the openness of the building where the Mahoning County […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- As Joyce Kale-Pesta considers what upgrades need to be made to comply with a new directive to improve election security, one of the issues she needs to address has nothing to do with malware, hacking or other mischief to affect election results.  It’s the openness of the...

Update: Auditor Responds to Youngstown’s Rejection of $3.1M Repayment Plan

Economic Development: Valley Sees $216M in Investment in 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The office of Ohio Auditor Keith Faber said this morning it was “disappointed” that Youngstown officials rejected a proposal for the city to repay $3.1 million over a 15-year period for payments the city made from its water, wastewater and sanitation funds to support community and economic development projects.  Mayor Jamael Tito […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The office of Ohio Auditor Keith Faber said this morning it was "disappointed" that Youngstown officials rejected a proposal for the city to repay $3.1 million over a 15-year period for payments the city made from its water, wastewater and sanitation funds to support community and economic...

Ryan Pushes Gun Reform with Caravan to Kentucky

NILES, Ohio – The accumulation of mass shootings over the years – punctuated by recent incidents in Dayton and El Paso – may represent a turning point in efforts to enact gun reform legislation, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said this morning before launching a political caravan to Kentucky. Ryan , D-13 Ohio, dismissed potential criticism […]

NILES, Ohio – The accumulation of mass shootings over the years – punctuated by recent incidents in Dayton and El Paso – may represent a turning point in efforts to enact gun reform legislation, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said this morning before launching a political caravan to Kentucky. Ryan ,...

Ryan to Lead Caravan to Louisville Gun Control Rally

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is traveling to Kentucky Thursday to take part in a gun control rally in Louisville, Ryan’s congressional office announced Wednesday afternoon. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, will join the Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action leading a caravan to the hometown of Senate Majority Mitch McConnell. The caravan will begin […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is traveling to Kentucky Thursday to take part in a gun control rally in Louisville, Ryan’s congressional office announced Wednesday afternoon. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, will join the Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action leading a caravan to the hometown of Senate Majority Mitch...

Ryan Will Return to Campaign After Dayton Pause

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A spokesman for U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s presidential campaign Tuesday morning clarified that the congressman will return to the campaign trail after putting his campaign on hold following the Sunday morning shooting in Dayton. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was scheduled to campaign in Iowa last weekend. Following the shooting, which left nine dead […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A spokesman for U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s presidential campaign Tuesday morning clarified that the congressman will return to the campaign trail after putting his campaign on hold following the Sunday morning shooting in Dayton. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was scheduled to campaign in Iowa last weekend. Following the...

In Wake of 2 Mass Shootings, Dems Urge Congress to Act

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is calling on Congress to come back in session to address gun reform legislation and on President Donald Trump to set “a higher standard” in his rhetoric in the wake of two mass shootings this weekend. Barely half a day after a gunman in El Paso, Texas killed […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is calling on Congress to come back in session to address gun reform legislation and on President Donald Trump to set “a higher standard” in his rhetoric in the wake of two mass shootings this weekend. Barely half a day after a gunman...

Ryan Responds to National Anthem Controversy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s presidential campaign attributed his failure to place his hand on his heart during the singing of the National Anthem during Tuesday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate to “a moment of absentmindedness.” Ryan, D-13 Ohio, created a stir when he was the only one of the 10 candidates participating […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s presidential campaign attributed his failure to place his hand on his heart during the singing of the National Anthem during Tuesday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate to “a moment of absentmindedness.” Ryan, D-13 Ohio, created a stir when he was the only one...

Ryan Clashes with Sanders at Democratic Debate

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan found himself sparring with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont for much of his time during Tuesday night’s debate of candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination.   Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was among the 10 candidates who participated in the first night of the two-night event in Detroit, which […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan found himself sparring with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont for much of his time during Tuesday night’s debate of candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination.   Ryan, D-13 Ohio, was among the 10 candidates who participated in the first night of the...

Ryan Outlines Industrial Policy Ahead of 2nd Debate

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, a candidate for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, unveiled a six-point industrial plan Sunday that he said would strengthen the American manufacturing sector and protect working families by raising the minimum wage and doubling union membership. The plan comes as Ryan prepares for what could be a make-or-break […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, a candidate for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, unveiled a six-point industrial plan Sunday that he said would strengthen the American manufacturing sector and protect working families by raising the minimum wage and doubling union membership. The plan comes as Ryan prepares for...