On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
Ohio’s unemployment rate for July ticked up slightly after job reports for the last two months showed the rate at its lowest level since before the Great Recession.
Vice President Joe Biden says investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economic opportunities in the nation’s cities.
A new report says the value of incentives grew from $56 million in 2012 to $63 million last year, and will grow to an estimated $65 million in the current fiscal year.
Ohio gets an above-average grade in a study that grades the health of each stateâ€™s manufacturing industry by looking at the tax climate, productivity, and other factors.
There is one a fledgling operation in Columbus that helps ex-offenders find work that often changes their lives and helps them stay out of prison.
The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest level in more than six years.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nonfarm payroll employment rose by 288,000 in April. In a separate survey, the unemployment rate dipped by 0.4 percent.
The Ohio House has passed a nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds a host of community, school, park and prison projects.
A report shows that Ohio’s new effort to find jobs for welfare recipients has fallen short.
Long-time Central Ohio Economist Bill Lafayette says 2014 certainly wonâ€™t be a boom year for the Columbus area economy, but it will definitely feel better. He predicts decent economic and job growth in Central Ohio in the coming year.