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Ryan, Portman Differ on Tax Reform Plan

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Tuesday he is concerned about the proposed deficit spending in the tax reform bill House Republicans are expected to release this week. The same day, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said he’s confident the pro-growth policies he expects the legislation to contain will reduce the deficit. Ryan, D-13 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Tuesday he is concerned about the proposed deficit spending in the tax reform bill House Republicans are expected to release this week. The same day, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said he's confident the pro-growth policies he expects the legislation to contain will...

Tax Reform Roundtable Consensus: Make Code Simple

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The tax codes, both state and federal, have grown increasingly complex, confounding many small-business owners as they try to navigate through new rules and regulations every year. And, ironically, attempts to reform tax law – whether it’s for the benefit of the poor, middle class, or wealthy – often result in even […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The tax codes, both state and federal, have grown increasingly complex, confounding many small-business owners as they try to navigate through new rules and regulations every year. And, ironically, attempts to reform tax law – whether it’s for the benefit of the poor, middle class, or wealthy...

Ryan-Backed Group Aims to Reclaim Midwest for Dems

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The People’s House Project, a political startup supported by U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, has announced its first congressional candidate endorsements for the 2018 cycle. Founded by former MSNBC host Krystal Ball, the organization is focused on recruiting and supporting working-class Democratic candidates in the Midwest and Appalachia. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, has been […]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The People's House Project, a political startup supported by U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, has announced its first congressional candidate endorsements for the 2018 cycle. Founded by former MSNBC host Krystal Ball, the organization is focused on recruiting and supporting working-class Democratic candidates in the Midwest and Appalachia....

Trumbull, Mahoning, Cities Top Ohio Jobless Rates

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Trumbull County and its largest city, Warren, posted the highest unemployment rates in the state in their respective categories last month, followed by Mahoning County and Youngstown, respectively. Warren’s unemployment rate in September was 9.4%, highest among the Ohio cities the state tracks, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Trumbull County and its largest city, Warren, posted the highest unemployment rates in the state in their respective categories last month, followed by Mahoning County and Youngstown, respectively. Warren’s unemployment rate in September was 9.4%, highest among the Ohio cities the state tracks, the Ohio Department of...

910th Crew Returns from Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

VIENNA, Ohio — A team of airmen from the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station returned here this morning following a 10-day mission in support of Puerto Rico relief effort. During the mission, the crew moved 61,000 pounds of cargo, 86 passengers and a border collie, according to Master Sgt. Robert S. […]

VIENNA, Ohio -- A team of airmen from the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station returned here this morning following a 10-day mission in support of Puerto Rico relief effort. During the mission, the crew moved 61,000 pounds of cargo, 86 passengers and a border collie, according...

Johnson Tells Wilson to Apologize or Face Censure

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, (R-6 Ohio) says if U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson does not apologize to President Trump and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, he will “begin the legislative process of asking the House of Representatives to formally censure her for the heartless behavior she displayed in this situation.” Johnson […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, (R-6 Ohio) says if U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson does not apologize to President Trump and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, he will "begin the legislative process of asking the House of Representatives to formally censure her for the heartless behavior she...

Updated: Braking Point Issues Statement on Raids

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – More than 100 law enforcement agents executed search warrants Wednesday morning at two buildings here operated by Braking Point Recovery Center while other agents raided raiding the company’s treatment center in Columbus as well as the Leetonia home of Braking Point’s owner and CEO, Ryan Sheridan. The raids began at 9 a.m. […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – More than 100 law enforcement agents executed search warrants Wednesday morning at two buildings here operated by Braking Point Recovery Center while other agents raided raiding the company's treatment center in Columbus as well as the Leetonia home of Braking Point's owner and CEO, Ryan Sheridan. The...

Ohio New Business Filings Drop in September

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Fewer business entities filed startup documents with Ohio in September than the same month in 2016, a departure from consecutive increases reported monthly by the office of Secretary of State Jon Husted. Last month 8,758 new entities filed to do business in Ohio, a decrease of 913 when compared to the same […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Fewer business entities filed startup documents with Ohio in September than the same month in 2016, a departure from consecutive increases reported monthly by the office of Secretary of State Jon Husted. Last month 8,758 new entities filed to do business in Ohio, a decrease of 913...

Marchionda Gets Booked, Waives Formal Arraignment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Downtown developer Dominic Marchionda was booked this afternoon at the Mahoning County Criminal Justice Center. Marchionda, whose NYO Property Group is redeveloping the Stambaugh Building into a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, was charged Monday in a more than 100-count indictment. He was booked and released at 1:36 p.m. His attorney, John McCaffrey […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Downtown developer Dominic Marchionda was booked this afternoon at the Mahoning County Criminal Justice Center. Marchionda, whose NYO Property Group is redeveloping the Stambaugh Building into a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, was charged Monday in a more than 100-count indictment. He was booked and released at 1:36...

City Finance Director Responds: ‘I’ve Done Nothing Wrong’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Finance Director David Bozanich maintained his innocence this morning following his naming in the 101-count indictment yesterday of downtown developer Dominic Marchionda. “I’ve done nothing wrong and time will tell,” Bozanich said as he headed into Mayor John McNally’s office this morning. Bozanich, a longtime city finance department employee, has been […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Finance Director David Bozanich maintained his innocence this morning following his naming in the 101-count indictment yesterday of downtown developer Dominic Marchionda. “I’ve done nothing wrong and time will tell,” Bozanich said as he headed into Mayor John McNally’s office this morning. Bozanich, a longtime city...