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The Mahoning Valley recently has experienced steady growth in employment, sales-tax revenue and new investments. Though it still lags behind many other metropolitan areas across the nation, the Valley can hang its work hat on one statistic: No other metro…

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A great article on pulderbund! “As a woman, and as a member of the LGBT community, I feel like the right wing really has it out for me… It’s good to be reminded who my friends in Congress are. Rep….

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ASTA today praised U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) for introducing H.R. 4032, the Help Entrepreneurs Create American Jobs Act of 2012, which would amend the Internal Revenue Service Code of 1986 and increase the tax cut for start-up businesses in…

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Today, Representative Ryan (OH-17) announced the award of nearly $1 million in combined federal grants for the Ravenna and Girard Fire Departments. These grants are possible through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program administered by the Federal Emergency Management…

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Congressman Ryan and Senator Brown are continuing to push for reform by asking for a vote on the Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011. Check out the article in the Youngstown Business Journal. ]]>

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Yesterday, Congressman Tim Ryan sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood questioning whether Federal monies should be used to explore privitizing a public asset. Check out the full story in the Plain Dealer. ]]>

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In response to today’s announcement that opponents of House Bill 194 had filed 318,460 signatures to place the Republican voter suppression initiative on the 2012 ballot for repeal, Congressman Tim Ryan released the following statement: “Today’s announcement of the filing…

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Today, Rep. Tim Ryan announced the federal award of $1,499,771 for Akron’s Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.  “Right here in Ohio, manufacturers like Goodyear Tire & Rubber are helping to develop the next generation of energy efficient products,” said Rep….

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Congressman Tim Ryan: “This is the dirty little secret here in Washington, D.C. We’re only spending 2 percent of our GDP on our infrastructure, while China and India are spending 10 percent of their GDP reinvesting back into their country….

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Republicans are willing to sacrifice the recovery in the debt ceiling debate. Check out this article inBloomberg. ]]>

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This is a great story about Donald Lariccia getting full credit for serving his country. Check out the story on the Vindy’s website or below. By Bob Jackson news@vindy.com AUSTINTOWN  Sunday was a special day for Donald Lariccia. That’s because more than…

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The Youngstown Business JournalBy Andrea Wood YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Tim Ryan is looking forward to 2013, touting Jay Williams as a possible member of President Obama’s cabinet should he win a second term. Chuck Sammarone is looking ahead to 2013…

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