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PA Expanding Tax to More Out-of-State Corporations

By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania will start collecting corporate income taxes from companies that don’t have offices, employees or property in the state, making it one of the last states to target such companies. Pennsylvania announced the change starting in the 2020 tax year through a tax bulletin published Sept. […]

By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania will start collecting corporate income taxes from companies that don't have offices, employees or property in the state, making it one of the last states to target such companies. Pennsylvania announced the change starting in the 2020 tax year through...

Pa. Moves Forward on Power Plant Emission Caps

By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration will start working to bring Pennsylvania into a regional consortium that sets a price and caps on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, part of the Democrat’s agenda to fight climate change. Wolf will make a formal announcement Thursday that he is […]

By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration will start working to bring Pennsylvania into a regional consortium that sets a price and caps on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, part of the Democrat’s agenda to fight climate change. Wolf will make a formal...

Johnson & Johnson Settles with 2 Ohio Counties over Opioids

By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced it had reached an agreement worth more than $20 million with two Ohio counties, becoming the latest company to settle a lawsuit to get out of the first federal trial over the nation’s opioids crisis. The deal with Cuyahoga and Summit counties comes a […]

By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced it had reached an agreement worth more than $20 million with two Ohio counties, becoming the latest company to settle a lawsuit to get out of the first federal trial over the nation's opioids crisis. The deal with Cuyahoga...

Federal Grant Awarded to Combat Lead Poisoning

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $45 million to Ohio to identify and eliminate lead paint in homes. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine says the grants will help make Ohio homes safer. Grants will go to Columbus, Akron, Canton, Cleveland and Lima as well as Cuyahoga, Erie, Mahoning, […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $45 million to Ohio to identify and eliminate lead paint in homes. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine says the grants will help make Ohio homes safer. Grants will go to Columbus, Akron, Canton, Cleveland and Lima as...

Waiver Gives Ohio More Options in Treating Opioid Addiction

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal government is allowing Ohio more flexibility in what services it can provide to Medicaid patients addicted to opioids. The expanded options are coming through a substance use disorder demonstration waiver that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently approved. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine says the waiver will help […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal government is allowing Ohio more flexibility in what services it can provide to Medicaid patients addicted to opioids. The expanded options are coming through a substance use disorder demonstration waiver that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently approved. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine...

Yost: Opioid Settlement Should Be Spent Locally

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Any money Ohio might receive from a settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and other drugmakers should be spent at the local level, the state’s top lawyer said Wednesday. Republican Attorney General Dave Yost told reporters that so many of the agencies that are responding […]

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Any money Ohio might receive from a settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and other drugmakers should be spent at the local level, the state's top lawyer said Wednesday. Republican Attorney General Dave Yost told reporters that so many of...

State Senators Plan Field Hearings on Facebook, Google Reach

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A panel of state senators is hitting the road to gather input on how the broad reach of Facebook and Google impacts average Ohioans. Republican Senate President Larry Obhof  said Wednesday that two October hearings are planned. One will be in Cleveland and the other in Cincinnati. Ohio Senate Judiciary Chairman […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A panel of state senators is hitting the road to gather input on how the broad reach of Facebook and Google impacts average Ohioans. Republican Senate President Larry Obhof  said Wednesday that two October hearings are planned. One will be in Cleveland and the other in...

Wright Brothers Factory Put on Historic Places Register

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio factory where the Wright brothers built many of their planes has been added to the official list of the nation’s historic places worthy of preservation. The Dayton Daily News reports that the Wright Company Factory in Dayton was added to the National Register of Historic Places this month. The […]

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio factory where the Wright brothers built many of their planes has been added to the official list of the nation's historic places worthy of preservation. The Dayton Daily News reports that the Wright Company Factory in Dayton was added to the National Register of...