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  • Ohio adds 244K jobs under John Kasich; recovery slow

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs. Job growth is both a key economic indicator and an easy issue for politicians to talk about when campaigning. Yet when the claims of Republican Gov. John...

  • Ohio AG suing Chicago mortgage rescue business

    DeWine SANDUSKY, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit on Wednesday against a Chicago-based mortgage rescue business that allegedly took money from consumers and made false promises about its ability to rescue homeowners from foreclosure. Credence...

  • Judge OKs settlement ends Ohio workers comp case

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation will pay out $420 million to state employers that were overcharged for insurance premiums under a settlement approved Thursday by a judge. Cuyahoga County Judge Richard McMonagle said the settlement he approved "is good for the...

  • Ohio pushes to end sediment dumping into Lake Erie

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is ready to start solving a problem that's been plaguing Lake Erie for more than 25 years. The state is spending $10 million to find ways to end the dumping of sand and mud scooped out of Toledo's and Cleveland's harbors. The biggest question now is what to do with...

  • Ohio appeals court dismisses asbestos insurance appeal

    CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio appeals court has dismissed a valve manufacturer’s claim seeking declaratory judgment against an insurer on the grounds that the trial court failed to enter a final summary judgment order. Judge Patrick Dinkelacker delivered the July 9 opinion in the...

  • Like Cleveland, Mitt Romney may be on a comeback

    Who will capture the momentum Cleveland is enjoying and give the closing speech in late June or mid-July as the GOP convention comes to a close?

  • Time running out for some Ohio veterans' bonuses

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Veterans who served in Iraq during the war only have a few months left to claim Ohio bonuses of up to $1,500. And state officials are expanding efforts to reach potentially thousands of veterans who may miss out by not applying. The Ohio Department of Veterans Services is...

  • Ohio lawmakers giddy over LeBron James' return

    Ohio politicians were quick to welcome native/prodigal son LeBron James back home Friday after the basketball superstar surprisingly announced he would sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

  • Ohio casino tax revenue short of predictions

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's casino tax revenue over the past year fell short of what state officials had predicted. The state's four casinos generated $273.4 million in tax revenue in the fiscal year that ended in June. That was more than $36 million less than the state had predicted. The...

  • DeWine files suit against contractor, alleges work never completed

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit on Wednesday against a Grove City-based basement remodeling business and its owner for allegedly violating Ohio’s consumer laws. Tony Logan is the operator of Quality 1st Home Improvements, a...

  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: GOP picks Cleveland for 2016 convention

    In this latest installment of WEX BackStory, Rebecca Berg explains the reasoning behind the GOP's selection of Cleveland for its 2016 convention.

  • The top 8 reasons why holding the RNC convention in Cleveland is the right call

    Cleveland will be the location for the 2016 Republican National Convention, beating out competition from Dallas and placing the nomination of the party's future presidential candidate in an important swing state, chairman Reince Priebus announced Tuesday.

  • Republicans pick Cleveland to host 2016 convention

    Will Republicans' road to the White House begin in Cleveland?

  • Tax breaks cost Ohio $63 million last year

    An Ohio Department of Taxation report finds that since 2012 the amount of tax credits granted businesses promising to create and retain jobs has been going up.

  • Republicans must look to Cleveland to expand 2016 presidential chances

    Republican National Committee officials announced recently that the party's nominating convention for the next presidential election will be held in Cleveland or Dallas. Given the ultimate goal, the GOP's big bash should be in Ohio.

From the Weekly Standard