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Democrats, Republicans Debate Effectiveness Of Federal Stimulus Dollars

30, 2009

Democrats and Republicans continue to debate the effectiveness of federal stimulus dollars that were provided to states earlier this year.

Columbus Light Rail System Still Millions of Dollars Away

20, 2009

Ohio’s share of the Federal Reinvestment and Recovery Act does not, as officials had hoped, contain funding for a light rail system in Columbus. The Central Ohio Transit Authority wanted several hundred million dollars for the project. Instead, COTA is expected to receive much less.

Historical Society Makes Bid for Stimulus Funds

18, 2009

Governor Strickland calls the more than $8 billion in federal stimulus money coming to Ohio “the right investment at the right time to jump start the stalled economy.” Strickland and other elected officials had high praise Wednesday for the federal stimulus package even as some individuals lined up to make a bid for some of the money.

Depression of 1870′s Felt by Ohio Families

December 1, 2008

In the current economic downturn, the Great Depression has been receiving a great deal of attention.

Economic Stimulus Checks Might Be Diverted by State or Federal Authorities

28, 2008

Parents who owe back child support payments or Ohioans who owe the state back taxes are finding they are not getting that economic stimulus check that was promised by Uncle Sam.

Governor, Legislative Leaders Reach Compromise on Economic Stimulus Package

2, 2008

For several weeks, it appeared that Democratic Governor Ted Strickland’s mammoth job-creation proposal would be stalled by the legislature.

Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher Leads Ohio Economic Development

Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher
September 25, 2007

The man in charge of reviving economic development in Ohio says he has his work cut out for him.

Columbus city council to consider job incentives

23, 2007

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and other city leaders are working on bringing new jobs and residential properties to Columbus. The mayor will ask city council Monday night to approve two more job incentive plans that could create 4,300 new jobs in Columbus.