Friday Apr 18
Republicans would balance budget on backs of the poor
When it comes to the federal budget-the blueprint of U.S. spending priorities-the House of Representatives seems to be divided into alternate universes, each with an entirely different reality.
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Friday Apr 18
No immunizations required for Ohio college students, lawmakers say...
Students don't have to be immunized to attend Ohio colleges, but don't expect that to change anytime soon despite a recent mumps outbreak at Ohio State University.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Ex-Coach Jim Tressel Now Eying Two College Presidencies
University of Akron Vice President Jim Tressel is now pursuing two University presidential posts in Northeast Ohio.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Believes Congressional town hall meeting needed in Tallmadge
They allow citizens to present their concerns directly to their Congressman in person.
KEYSTONE BATTLEUnion warns House Dems against opposing pipeline
One of the nation's leading building trades unions is stepping up pressure on House Democrats who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline, calling on union members in 27 congressional districts to punish their representative in the midterm election.
Ex-coach Tressel applies to be YSU president
Former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel has applied to become president at Youngstown State University less than a month after he applied for the same position at the University of Akron.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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Wisconsin Congressman Ryan's budget alternative pa...
Ryan, the House budget chair, said his package would put the nation on a path toward prosperity by balancing the budget within a decade.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan takes on the GOP budget
Northeast Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan was among the Democrats out this week shredding the GOP budget authored by Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers Act introduced in Senate
U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Jay Rockefeller have introduced the Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers Act which will improve the way the military identifies and assesses mental health issues.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's Rep. Paul Ryan Take-Down
Senator Elizabeth Warren is making headlines for a speech some are saying is not only take-down of Rep. Paul Ryan's views on poverty and unemployment but a lesson in the kind of visionary approach that Democrats would be wise to emulate.
Rep. Tim Ryan calls for return to "Clintonomics" in C-SPAN appearance
Niles-area Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan appeared on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" on Tuesday to promote a Democratic alternative to the budget presented by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Just What the Doctor Ordered
Where do you get your nutritional information? "Not from your doctor," says Neal Barnard, M.D., President and founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine headquartered in Washington, D.C. According to Barnard, most doctors don't even know enough about nutrition to understand when to refer a patient for nutritional counseling.
Ohio congressman wants higher education funding restored in Ryan's budget
Rep. Tim Ryan likes Committee Chair Paul Ryan's budget proposal, except when it comes to higher education.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The New Economy for Design and Tech Entrepreneurs
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Wed Apr 02, 2014
If Only the Duke Were Leading the GOP
Folks, I have had it with political gurus' advised metrosexual approach to dealing with the cold, callous politicking spewing out of the Democratic Party.
Ohio House passes bill honoring purple martins that nest in Summit County
Ohio lawmakers voted Wednesday to recognize a well-loved bird that has chosen to nest in large numbers in Northeast Ohio.
Rep. Tim Ryan faces unconventional challenger in May primary
The sole reason John Luchansky is running for Congress has nothing to do with Congress and nothing to do with his opponent in this year's 13th district Democratic primary, incumbent Niles-area congressman Tim Ryan.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Rep. Ryan budget proposal would cut $5 trillion
House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., introduced a spending proposal Tuesday that would cut more than $5 trillion in federal spending over the next decade, primarily by effectively repealing President Barack Obama's signature health care law and greatly reducing spending on social programs.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
U.S. Reps. Glenn Thompson and Tim Ryan Introduce a oeMedical Evaluation Parity for Service Members Acta
U.S. Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson and Tim Ryan introduced the bipartisan Medical Evaluation Parity for Service Members U.S. Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson and Tim Ryan introduced the bipartisan Medical Evaluation Parity for Service Members Act .
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Russian Forces Double Along Ukraine Border
Russian soldiers fill in a trench that had been dug into the perimeter of a military base which was until recently controlled by Ukrainians, in Perevalne, Crimea, March 21, 2014.