Budget Deal Won’t Extend Unemployment for 40,000 Ohioans

As it stands, about 1.3 million people across the country could get cut off at the end of the month.
December 12, 2013

Congress is on its way to a budget deal a couple weeks ahead of the January 1 deadline. But the deal doesn’t include extending emergency unemployment benefits. That means 40,000 Ohioans could see their payments end this month.

Ohio In Running To Become Drone Testing Site

The above photo, provided by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, shows one of many possibilities for pilot-less aircraft.
11, 2013

Ohio officials and aviation industry leaders are hoping the region is among those chosen by the FAA for the testing of commercial drone aircraft.

Portman: Debt Deal Gives GOP More Leverage In Next Budget Deal

“Will it be a grand bargain? Probably not. Can it be a bargain that’s good for the American people? Yes,” says Portman.
October 18, 2013

The government shutdown is over after lawmakers agreed to raise the country’s debt limit…until January 15th. Ohio’s Republican U.S. Senator is looking to the next round of negotiations with optimism.

Dayton Passes Resolution Opposing “Stand Your Ground” Bill

File photo
29, 2013

The city has become the first in the state to officially oppose “stand your ground” legislation being considered at the Ohio house.

House Committee Presses For Info On Delphi Pensions

A U.S. House Panel is looking at pension cuts for hundreds of Delphi retirees, many of whom worked at the now-shuttered Dayton plant.
25, 2013

A congressional committee is pushing for Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to release documents related to the pensions of Delphi retirees, hundreds of whom are from Ohio. Now they’re setting a deadline for action.

Jobs Lined Up For Wilmington

The city of Wilmington remains in 'recovery mode' after losing thousands of jobs when DHL moved from this airpark
31, 2013

Governor John Kasich visited Wilmington Thursday to highlight new jobs coming to the city. The Governor was joined by local officials and business leaders to celebrate commitments by companies to create more than 500 jobs.

Romney Turns Ohio Campaign Rally Into Storm Relief

A Romney spokeswoman said the event will be "a disaster relief event where Gov. Romney may make brief remarks." Another Romney event in Lima Tuesday has been canceled.
30, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is going ahead with a planned stop in the Dayton area, but the focus will be on helping victims of storms that swept through Ohio late Monday and early Tuesday.

Antioch Reopens With Hope, Concerns About Future

The picturesque Antioch College campus in Yellow Springs, about 60 miles west of Columbus.
4, 2011

The school closed its doors because of financial troubles three years ago. It’s resuming classes today, even without accreditation.

Credit Unions Look to Fill In Gap if Payday Lenders Leave Ohio

10, 2008

The payday lending industry is threatening to pull out of Ohio after passage of tough new regulations covering short term loans.