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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, says that awarding President Obama the power to push international trade deals through Congress with little or no debate would encourage a trade policy that drains American jobs and damages the country's middle class.
"These issues of trade have decimated the middle class in the United States of America," Ryan said Thursday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Portman for Senate campaign today announced it ended 2014 with $5.8 million cash on hand. In addition, Portman announced that he has received the endorsement of more than 250 key Ohio Republican leaders, including the entire Republican congressional delegation, all statewide elected officials, and nearly 90% of State House and Senate Republican members.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Low-income taxpayers who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit would be eligible for an advance of up to $500 for families with children and $133 for workers without children under legislation being proposed by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.
The Early Refund EITC would provide an alternative to borrowing from payday lenders for many of these workers. Brown told reporters on a conference call Wednesday.
The proposal would allow workers to apply to their employer for an advance on the tax credit during the second half of the year, Brown explained.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown led a bipartisan group of eight senators Wednesday in a letter urging the U.S. Commerce Department to stand up for Mahoning Valley jobs in the aluminum extrusion industry that are threatened by unfair Chinese trade practices.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, showed the nation last night how the practice of mindfulness is related to health and education policy, pointing to initiatives he’s funded to treat veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and help Youngstown and Warren school children benefit from social and emotional learning.