COLUMBUS, Ohio— An Ohio House panel approved a two-year, $71.5 billion state operating budget Monday after boosting state funds for schools and scrapping language that would have allowed county jails to be privatized. The Republican-dominated House Finance Committee cleared the measure on a party-line 21-11 vote. Democrats in the GOP- controlled chamber...
COLUMBUS, Ohio— Substance abuse issues, available jobs and a lack of transportation are among the top barriers that people on welfare face in moving out of poverty, according to a recent survey of Ohio's county job and family services directors. The Associated Press obtained a draft copy of the report through a public records request ahead of its expected...
WASHINGTON, Nov 20- Soon after President Barack Obama announced his immigration plans on Thursday evening, Democrats and Republicans who might be angling for his job in 2016 weighed in on an issue that is almost certain to be at the center of their campaigns. Hillary Clinton, who lost the Democratic nomination to Obama in 2008 and is expected to make a run to be the...
While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.
As Republicans draw up plans to use the troubled health care law against Democrats in elections next year, Obamacare is dividing Republican governors. The NYT reports.
Twenty-two U.S. governors make over $140,500 a year, and they've been investing in some impressive digs. Click ahead to take a peek at the homes of some top-paid governors.
John Kasich warned Wednesday of an economic slowdown happening in the swing state ahead the presidential election, even as Huntington bank announced it is bringing 250 jobs to Ohio.
Scott Walker spent months and millions of dollars on ads in the divisive recall election telling Wisconsin voters that the state is on the economic upswing _ a strong dose of good news that even Mitt Romney backers acknowledge helps the incumbent, President Barack Obama.
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio's state watchdog hasn't yet released an investigative report on the investment scandal that engulfed Ohio in 2005 _ and critics want to know why.
AKRON, Ohio-- Republican Mitt Romney is making a fresh bid for Ohio voters, trying to use post-debate momentum to make up ground in a state that has been a mainstay of GOP presidential candidates and could help President Barack Obama hold onto the White House. We're going to do it here in Ohio. "
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio-- Josh Mandel, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, declines to take a stand on the 2009 bailout of the auto industry and reserves judgment on vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's plans for Medicare.
John Kasich for a dollar to help jump-start Ohio's job-creation efforts is leaving his state management job and returning to the private sector. Mark Kvamme will resign as president and interim chief investment officer of JobsOhio effective Nov. 1, board Chairman Jim Boland announced Tuesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- For decades, one tiny county in the rolling hills of Ohio's rural reaches was a depressed farm community saddled with double-digit unemployment. Now, Carroll County boasts more active oil and gas wells than any other in the state, and the tax dollars are flowing right along with the crude and natural gas.
"I didn’t cause the economic and financial problems caused by Wall Street, but now public employees like me have to suffer the consequences," one labor leader says. The New York Times reports.