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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sherry Treharn, CEO, of JL Treharn & Co., says Gov. John Kasich's proposal to eliminate the state income tax on some small businesses would enable her company to reinvest in its operations and add employees -- something the furniture maker hasn't done in a while.
"It is helping us to at least consider for the first time in a very long time making some purchases towards improving our equipment, and hopefully long-term, making some changes that will give us better footing in the marketplace, which will help us hire more," Treharn said Thursday
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan each hailed President Obama’s inclusion of $9.4 million in his 2016 fiscal year budget for Youngstown Air Reserve Station to upgrade its indoor firing range.
“This funding will ensure that Ohio airmen are equipped with the skills and training they need to perform their critical national security missions,” Brown, D-Ohio, said.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Bill Johnson and Tim Ryan are praising yesterday’s passage by the House of Representatives of House Resolution 351, Johnson’s legislation expediting the approval process of liquefied natural gas export permits. The legislation passed the House on a 277-133 vote.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- U.S. Sen. Rob Portman Thursday announced members of his senior campaign team as he prepares for reelection, the same day a Cincinnati city councilman announced he would seek the Democratic nomination to unseat the senator.
P.G. Sittenfeld, also assistant director of the Community Learning Center Institute in Cincinnati, said he would seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Portman in 2016.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The president of the Western Reserve Building and Construction Trades Council, Don Crane, spent Wednesday speaking to elected officials here and in Lisbon about making sure the contractors pay their laborers prevailing wage, regardless of whether they belong to a union and that such payments are documented.
Crane began his day in Lisbon addressing Columbiana County commissioners and ended it speaking to City Council.