Ohio’s official unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years after employers added naerly 18,000 jobs in November.
In just five weeks, Ohio voters will be casting ballots in the presidential primary, but there’s been little visible campaign activity here. That’s expected to change right after the Super Tuesday primary elections in many other states February 5th.
Former vice presidential candidate John Edwards says a minimum-wage hike in Ohio could lead to similar moves across the nation. Edwards made the remarks at a conference in Columbus to promote raising the state’s minimum wage.