From the daily archives: Friday, December 18, 2015

Employment data for November 2015 in Ohio, released Friday by The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services and the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, continues to clash with Gov. Kasich’s narrative that the state economy is booming.

“The new data documents the continuation of an excessively slow rate of Ohio job growth,” notes Cleveland-based economic research analyst George Zeller. “At the current sub-par rate of job growth in Ohio during October 2015, it will take Ohio 20 years to recover the jobs that Ohio previously lost during a combination of the 2000s recession and the 2007 ‘Great Recession.’ That […]

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Speaking to reporters on a conference call Wednesday, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown outlined a list of goodies coming Ohio’s way following the anticipated passage of an omnibus appropriations funding bill now in the Senate.

Sen. Brown spoke about his work to secure funding for Piketon, Lake Erie, Military Construction, NASA Glenn, and CMAX Bus Rapid Transit Project, among other items included in the bill.

Brown Brings Bacon Home To Ohio

“This is a good deal for Ohio’s working families,” he said, noting the contrast this budget has been from previous ones that sought to shut down government or […]

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Like a prize fighter getting psyched before entering the ring, Donald J. Trump was tweeting about a new poll showing he tops his challengers in Iowa before joining the other eight Republicans Tuesday night on stage at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas for the last debate of the year.

“New PPP poll just released in Iowa- up 6 points from last poll. Leading w/ 28%! Don’t worry – media won’t report it!” Trump tweeted.

Kasich A Loser

Calling the winners and losers from the 5th Republican presidential debate, Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post saw Jeb Bush, […]

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