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Ohio Launches Dashboard to Measure Workforce Programs

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation has launched Ohio’s Workforce Success Measures Dashboard, a new interactive tool to allow Ohio’s policymakers to measure the success of Ohio’s largest workforce development programs. Policymakers and Ohioans can use the new dashboard to see statewide, county, and provider level data on the number of Ohioans completing […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation has launched Ohio's Workforce Success Measures Dashboard, a new interactive tool to allow Ohio’s policymakers to measure the success of Ohio’s largest workforce development programs. Policymakers and Ohioans can use the new dashboard to see statewide, county, and provider level data on...

Kelly Passes on Senate Bid, to Seek Fifth House Term

BUTLER, Pa. – U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly announced this morning he would seek a fifth term in the House of Representatives and pass on a challenge to unseat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa. He earlier ruled out running against Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor, Tom Wolf. “There are critical fights ahead which will require all of my […]

BUTLER, Pa. – U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly announced this morning he would seek a fifth term in the House of Representatives and pass on a challenge to unseat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa. He earlier ruled out running against Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor, Tom Wolf. “There are critical fights ahead which...

CNN Special on ‘Why Trump Won’ to Feature Betras

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman David Betras will be among the political analysts featured in the CNN special, “Why Trump Won.” The special airs at 10 p.m. today. The program, hosted by Fareed Zakaria, looks at the many missed signals leading up to Donald Trump’s election last year as the 45th U.S. president. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman David Betras will be among the political analysts featured in the CNN special, “Why Trump Won.” The special airs at 10 p.m. today. The program, hosted by Fareed Zakaria, looks at the many missed signals leading up to Donald Trump’s election last...

Trump Pledges Jobs ‘to Fill Up’ Those Empty Factories

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald Trump pledged to bring jobs back to the Mahoning Valley during a rally last night at the Covelli Centre. Speaking to the filled-to-capacity arena, he told of the drive from the Youngstown Air Reserve Station when he saw “some of those big, once-incredible, job-producing factories.” His wife, Melania, asked what […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald Trump pledged to bring jobs back to the Mahoning Valley during a rally last night at the Covelli Centre. Speaking to the filled-to-capacity arena, he told of the drive from the Youngstown Air Reserve Station when he saw “some of those big, once-incredible, job-producing factories.”...

Two Protests Greet Trump in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Streams of cars crossed the Market Street bridge and crowds swelled in downtown Tuesday afternoon hours before Air Force One touched down in Mahoning Valley. But not everyone came to greet President Donald Trump with a warm welcome as two protests attempted to draw attention away from the president’s speech in Youngstown. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Streams of cars crossed the Market Street bridge and crowds swelled in downtown Tuesday afternoon hours before Air Force One touched down in Mahoning Valley. But not everyone came to greet President Donald Trump with a warm welcome as two protests attempted to draw attention away from...

Trump Recognizes Veterans at Event in Struthers

STRUTHERS, Ohio – President Donald J. Trump thanked military veterans for their service during a brief speech Tuesday evening at Amvets Post 44 here, singling out for recognition one veteran, Robert M. Bishop. It was the first stop for the president – and the first time a sitting president has ever visited this former steel […]

STRUTHERS, Ohio – President Donald J. Trump thanked military veterans for their service during a brief speech Tuesday evening at Amvets Post 44 here, singling out for recognition one veteran, Robert M. Bishop. It was the first stop for the president – and the first time a sitting president has...

Ahead of Rally, Democrats Decry Trump

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Democrats have to do a better job of explaining how the policies they support will benefit working-class voters, a key part of the party’s new initiative, state party chairman David Pepper said. Correcting that is a major component of “A Better Deal,” a nationwide initiative Democrats unveiled earlier Monday. “We’ve lost elections […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Democrats have to do a better job of explaining how the policies they support will benefit working-class voters, a key part of the party’s new initiative, state party chairman David Pepper said. Correcting that is a major component of “A Better Deal,” a nationwide initiative Democrats unveiled...

‘Antifa’ Movement Plans Its Own Trump Protest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Another organization is planning a protest rally against President Trump’s speech tonight. The Ohio chapter of Refuse Fascism, a group affiliated with the loosely organized Antifa (anti-fascist) movement, says it will hold a “Say NO! to Trump” Rally in Youngstown” at 4 p.m. in front of the Covelli Centre. The group’s event […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Another organization is planning a protest rally against President Trump's speech tonight. The Ohio chapter of Refuse Fascism, a group affiliated with the loosely organized Antifa (anti-fascist) movement, says it will hold a "Say NO! to Trump" Rally in Youngstown" at 4 p.m. in front of the...

Brown Visits Wheatland Tube to Tout Buy American

WARREN, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is calling on President Trump to support Buy America legislation that’s also backed by U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio. The bill calls for federally funded infrastructure projects to use domestically produced products, Brown said at a news conference Monday at the Wheatland Tube Co. plant here. “I’ve […]

WARREN, Ohio -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is calling on President Trump to support Buy America legislation that's also backed by U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio. The bill calls for federally funded infrastructure projects to use domestically produced products, Brown said at a news conference Monday at the Wheatland...