3 hrs ago
Do The FDA's Proposed E-Cigarette Restrictions Go Far Enough?
Today the Food and Drug Administration finally announced proposed regulations for e-cigarettes, responding to pressure from public health advocates.
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7 hrs ago
The Washington Post
The amazing number of Arkansas ads
Pity the poor residents of the Little Rock media market. For months, they and their fellow Arkansans been bombarded by advertisements aimed at influencing their vote in this year's hotly contested Senate race.
12 hrs ago
West Side and South Side Leader
West Side Education News & Notes
On April 12 at the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio offices, Kristin Osborne, of Norton, a senior at Copley High School, was presented with the President's Volunteer Service Award and an engraved bronze medallion to recognize her selection as a Distinguished Finalist for Ohio in the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
15 hrs ago
A new fact of life is most college students will graduate with a huge loan debt.
19 hrs ago
Ohio Soybean Assn Recognizes Legislators Of The Year
OHIO SOYBEAN ASSN RECOGNIZES LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR Apr. 24, 2014 Source: Ohio Soybean Assn news release The Ohio Soybean Association recently recognized Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Bob Gibbs as OSA Legislators of the Year.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Who gets the credit for 1,400 jobs coming to SW Ohio?
The debate has started on what attracted GE to build its U.S. global operations center in southwest Ohio.
Cleveland's homeless are being denied help because of rigid rule
A federal rule designed to better coordinate housing and social services for the homeless has resulted in some Cleveland-area families getting shut out of those very services -- because they apparently didn't follow proper procedures.
Senator wants the government to buy American
The U.S. government spends more than $1.5 billion each year on clothing made overseas.
Sen. Portman is 3rd lawmaker in two days to visit Tri-State
Sen. Rob Portman will be in the Tri-State on Wednesday, a day after Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. John Boehner were in the region.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Brown warns of student load debt
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, left, talks to Perrysburg High students about student loan costs on Monday.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Herald Star Online
SFD receives federal grant
The city fire department has received $1,185,794 from the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response program that will allow the department to retain three firefighters and hire six additional firefighters for the next two years.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Daily Herald
$18M released to expand access to credit for small businesses, manufacturers
Thursday, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown , chair of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, announced the availability of more than $18 million in new federal funding to help Ohio small business and manufacturers grow operations and create jobs by increasing access to available credit.
Ohio offers more money for small business loans, using once-controversial funds
Ohio just got more than $18 million to loan to small businesses, which officials say should seed $180 million in private loans from banks.
Fed pressed on commodities rule - Yellen fears low inflation - Bush run depends on family
The National Association of Corporate Treasurers, which represents commodity end users, wrote a letter to the Fed strongly opposing a controversial proposed rule-making that could limit the ability of big banks to own physical commodities businesses.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Mortgage News Daily
Fed's Fisher Reiterates Support for Winding Down of Bond-Buying Stimulus
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The Washington Post
Senators Urge Fed to Ban Bank Ownership of Commodity Assets
U.S. banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. should be banned from owning commodities businesses because they could threaten the institutions and global supply chains, Senators Sherrod Brown and Elizabeth Warren told the Federal Reserve.
Brown, Warren Ask Regulators to Ban Banks from Owning Physical Assets
Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., urged regulators on Wednesday to tighten restrictions on banks involved in physical commodities markets.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
E-cigarette report details evidence of marketing that targets kids and teens, authors say
Reynolds American Inc., the maker of Vuse electronic cigarettes, is one of eight companies whose answers form the basis of a report issued this week by several members of Congress.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Legislation to help Delphi, steelworker retirees
The Senate Finance Committee has passed an amendment sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman that would extend the Health Coverage Tax Credit for retirees who lost their health care coverage - in addition to their pensions and other benefits - when the companies for which they worked either entered into bankruptcy or moved operations ... (more)
Ohio EPA says Cuyahoga River sediment must go in disposal facility this year, not Lake Erie
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is still concerned enough about pollution in the Cuyahoga River that it decided against allowing dredged sediments from the river and Cleveland Harbor to be dumped in Lake Erie.