News Aggregator Archives 2017

News Aggregator Archives 2017

Coal-rich, but job-hungry, Appalachia waits for Donald Trump to deliver (4/30/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland ignores state law requiring warning signs on homes with unaddressed lead hazards (4/29/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio’s largest 100 employers in 2017; Walmart tops the list (4/27/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio School Funding Unequal 20 Years After Supreme Court Case (4/27/2017) WYSO

Opponents of The Q renovation deal launch referendum effort (4/26/2017) Cleveland.com

Designers “blown away” by potential of Irishtown Bend park as planning begins (4/25/2017) Plain Dealer

No high school graduation fix comes from Ohio House (4/25/2017) Cleveland.com

About 2 million gallons of drilling fluid spilled into two separate wetlands earlier this month, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says (4/24/2017) Detroit Free Press/Associated Press

Stage 3 of the Towpath Trail in Cleveland will mix nature, industry and great views (4/23/2017)

March for Science in Cleveland packs Public Square (4/22/2017) Cleveland.com

Project 29 Joining Westside’s High-End Apartment Boom, Stoking Neighborhood ‘Growing Pains’ (4/21/2017) Cleveland Scene

Study On Public Sector Retirement Funds Brings Mixed News For Ohio (4/21/2017) WOSU

Retired Ohio teachers to lose cost of living increase (4/20/2017) Dayton Daily News

As middle class shrinks, Columbus must find ways to share prosperity urbanist warns (4/20/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Armond Budish Delivers State of the County, Defends Quicken Loans Arena Deal (4/19/2017) Cleveland Scene

Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish announces new initiatives in State of the County address (4/19/2017) Cleveland.com

New urban trail: 1.9 miles breaks ground in Tremont (4/19/2017) FreshWater

Cleveland council’s vote delay suggests lobbying for The Q continues (4/18/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio’s state income tax bill is a bargain, regionally speaking (4/18/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio elementary schools struggle to get students vaccinated (4/16/2017) NBC/Associated Press

Ohio looks to change teacher evaluation system; may move away from test focus (4/13/2017) Dayton Daily News

Lawmakers Scrutinize Kasich’s Proposed Tax Cuts As Ohio’s Revenue Miss Mark Again (4/11/2017) WOSU

Akron prepares to launch city-wide residential tax abatement this summer (4/10/2017) Cleveland.com

Cuyahoga County infant mortality data reveals big hurdles (4/9/2017) Cleveland.com

Some Ohio Republicans still seethe over Kasich’s Medicaid expansion (4/9/2017) Columbus Dispatch

FirstEnergy Corp. gets introduction of the nuclear bailout bill it sought (4/7/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

GE could be getting out of the lighting business; Nela Park’s future not clear (4/6/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio’s economic recovery lags nation, experts testify (4/5/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio tax revenues fell 33 percent short of estimates in March (4/5/2017) Cleveland.com

Kasich discusses economy, technology, opioids in State of State (4/4/2017) Toledo Blade

Text of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s State of the State address (4/4/2017) Associated Press

Pittsburgh’s growth hampered by death rate, ’empty generation’ (4/3/2017) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Researchers ponder whether low ice coverage is the Great Lakes’ new normal (4/2/2017) Chicago Tribune

Before Kasich’s speech, what is Ohio’s true ‘state of the state’? (4/2/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Turnpike travelers will see semi-autonomous trucks on the road this spring (4/1/2107) Plain Dealer

Ohio Teacher Evaluation System May Change Again (3/31/2017) Ideastream

FirstEnergy lakefront site could host parks, housing, gardens and more, planner says (3/29/2017) Plain Dealer

Doctor shortage could hurt Ohio rural areas (3/29/2017) Dayton Daily News

Pension cuts looming for Ohio teachers and retirees (3/28/2017) Dayton Daily News

Cleveland City Council OKs spending plan that bolsters safety forces, enhances city services (3/28/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio considers joining call for constitutional convention (3/26/2017) Toledo Blade

Has the Flats deflated? Not quite (3/25/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

The fight is on to preserve federal funds for the Great Lakes (3/24/2017) USA Today Network

Ten things that happened this week at Ohio Statehouse (3/24/2017) Capital Bureau News

Some Ohio educators question fairness of computer-required testing (3/24/2017) Massillon Independent

2016 Census Data for Northeast Ohio (3/23/2017)

14 of 17 Cleveland City Council Races to be contested (3/22/2017) Cleveland.com

Public forum on state budget cuts highlights local government frustration (3/22/2017) Cleveland.com

EPA cuts would threaten Lake Erie and our drinking water 3/22/2017) Michigan NPR

Cleveland City Council introduces legislation to commit $88M to Quicken Loans Arena improvements (3/21/2017) Cleveland.com

Changes to Ohio concealed carry law take effect today (3/21/2017) Cincinnati Enquirer

Cleveland Metroparks will offer fireworks & music spectacular at Edgewater Park Sat July 22 marking “eve” of 100th anniversary (3/20/2017) Fox 8

Ohio nursing homes among the nation’s lowest rated in quality of care (3/19/2017) Cleveland.com

Income Inequality: Despite thriving economy, many in central Ohio struggle in low-wage jobs (3/19/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Gov. John Kasich among 4 GOP governors who propose Medicaid fix for GOP health care reform (3/17/2017) Cleveland.com

More Cleveland school graduates ready for college but fewer enrolling, according to annual report (3/16/2017) Cleveland.com

Lake Erie programs suffer millions of dollars in losses from Trump budget proposals (3/16/2017) Cleveland.com

Job growth stagnant in Ohio, but many positions still unfilled. Ohio lost about 2,100 jobs last year (3/16/2017) WKBN-TV

Complaints to get Ohio to review amount of testing in schools (3/14/2017) Columbus Dispatch

NE Ohio Retail vacancy rises, but so does the rent. 2016 v 2015 Comparisons (3/13/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Almost all of Ohio’s voucher cash goes to religious schools (3/12/2017) Cleveland.com

Cuyahoga County will back MetroHealth System’s transformation bonds, saving Metro up to $160 million (3/11/2017) Cleveland.com

Greater Cleveland RTA ridership dips to record low; annual ridership, 1976-2016 (3/9/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland teachers pass new contract killing most of merit pay plan (3/9/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio’s proposed transportation budget doesn’t do enough for transit, some lawmakers say (3/8/2017) Cleveland.com

How gerrymandered Ohio congressional districts limit the influence of Ohio voters (3/7/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio lags in providing need-based grants for college students (3/6/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio’s payday problem. Critics say the short-term lending industry preys on the poor, but lawmakers aren’t scrambling for a fix (3/4/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Kasich K-12 Budget Means a Loss for Many Districts (3/3/2017) Ideastream

Ohio job growth worst last year since 2009 (3/3/2017) Dayton Daily News

Report: Pittsburgh’s economy ‘prosperous’ but leaving some behind (3/2/2017) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Congressional redistricting plan would leave Ohio lawmakers in charge (3/1/2017) Cleveland.com

What Privacy Do Students Have? Ohio Supreme Court Hears Backpack Seizure Case (3/1/2017) WOSU

Record number of concealed carry gun permits issued in Ohio in 2016 (3/1/2017) Cleveland.com

Cuyahoga County Council questions financing plan for Quicken Loans Arena renovations (2/28/2017)  Cleveland.com

Ohio reviews since 2011 find 126 non-citizens have voted  Voter fraud is rare, state secretary says (2/27/2017) Associated Press/Cincinnati.com

Pittsburgh’s black middle class has learned to navigate a city that is still segregated in many respects (2/26/2017) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cleveland, state, JobsOhio reach deal that clears way for Opportunity Corridor (2/24/2017) Cleveland.com

In One Glenville Neighborhood, Residents See Looming Gentrification (2/24/2017) Ideastream

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is favorite to win a 4th term – for now: Brent Larkin (2/23/17) Cleveland.com

Seven projects that will change the face of Cleveland (2/23/2017) Freshwater

FirstEnergy talks bankruptcy and need for bailout of its nuclear plants (2/22/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Cleveland to “phase out,” but not close, eight schools after turnaround efforts flounder (2/21/2017) Cleveland.com

Northeast Ohio ranks fourth in Midwest biomedical investments (2/20/2017) Cleveland.com

Who’s running for mayor in Cleveland? Frank Jackson faces a crowded field for re-election (2/20/17) Cleveland.com

Cities reap benefits of downtown bus hubs (2/19/2017) Toledo Blade

Ohio’s tuition vouchers could soon give more money to more middle class, suburban students (2/17/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland would lose $2 million under Kasich’s proposal for local aid; 51 other Ohio cities would also lose out (2/16/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio City park plan, at Irishtown Bend, gets Clean Ohio grant to buy, clear land (2/16/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove reports rough financial year for hospital in 2016 (2/15/2017) Plain Dealer

Who’s running for Cleveland City Council? Here’s a look at potential candidates who have pulled petitions (2/15/2017) Cleveland.com

Opponents, some supporters, of Q renovation plan pack Cuyahoga County Council meeting (2/14/2017) Cleveland.com

How young is too young? 36,000 elementary school suspensions in Ohio (2/14/2017) WKYC

Detroit’s big city lifestyle attracts young suburbanites (2/12/2017) Detroit Free Press

Cuyahoga County demolition fund puts dent in housing-market distress (2/12/2017) Plain Dealer

Ohio EPA releases plan for curbing nutrient pollution in Lake Erie (2/9/2017) Sandusky Register

Ohio 45th of 50 states in college affordability: study (2/9/2017) Dayton Daily News

Port hires design team to envision transformation of Irishtown Bend (2/9/2017) Cleveland.com

Push underway for automatic voter registration in Ohio (2/9/17) Dayton Daily News

Ohio hopes to “streamline” student testing, says State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria (2/8/2017) Cleveland.com

Akron wants to grow from 198,000 residents to 250,000 by 2050: Here’s how (2/6/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland’s Public Square debate enters the national spotlight (2/4/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson’s three terms in office (analysis) (2/4/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland, other local governments could get less state money under Gov. John Kasich’s budget (2/2/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson to seek unprecedented fourth 4-year term (2/1/2017) Cleveland.com

2018 Ohio U.S. Senate candidates gearing up for another expensive race (2/1/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio could ban schools from expelling youngest students (1/31/2017) Dayton Daily News

Gov. John Kasich Releases Budget; Includes Sales Tax Increase (1/30/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio may change the way congressional lines are drawn (1/29/2017) Springfield News Sun

Ohio tax cuts have starved schools, libraries, drug treatment, critics say (1/29/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Nursing in Northeast Ohio is in critical condition (1/28/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Small Ohio cities continue to struggle (1/27/2017) Zanesville Times Recorder

Ohio hospitals, Medicaid providers concerned about Trump administration’s block grant plans (1/26/2017) Cleveland.com

U.S., Canada slow to tackle Great Lakes chemical pollution, says report (1/26/17) Michigan Live

The future of school funding (1/25/2017) Columbus Underground

Jobs doubled along Euclid Avenue after completion of HealthLine: CSU study (1/24/2017) Plain Dealer

Children Services Agencies Say Kids, Social Workers Are Suffering In Opioid Epidemic (1/23/2017) WOSU

Women’s March on Cleveland draws large, passionate crowd (1/21/2017) Cleveland.com

What local changes will a Trump administration bring? (1/21/17) Channel 19 News

Ohio economy ends ’16 on upswing (1/20/2017) Toledo Blade

Why aren’t more non-Browns events held at FirstEnergy Stadium?(1/19/2017) Cleveland.com

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture aims to improve equity in access to the arts  (1/19/2017) Plain Dealer

Lake Erie quality deteriorating, needs Canadian and American mandatory standards, report says (1/18/2017) London Ont Free Press

Ohio schools ranked exactly average nationally (1/17/2017) Dayton Daily News

Cleveland’s major hospitals warn of harm from Obamacare repeal (1/15/2017) Cleveland.com

How Ohio is adjusting the Common Core for Ohio classrooms (1/13/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland’s among a group of cities outperforming their outlying suburban areas in attracting ‘educated millennials’ (1/13/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

In a changing Pittsburgh, some fear the hidden costs of progress (1/12/2017) Penn Live

‘Appalling’ state of Cleveland police complaint investigators must be fixed, monitor says (1/10/2017) Cleveland.com

Breakthrough charter school network splits up over speed of expansion plans (1/10/2017) Cleveland.com

Columbus semi-finalist for futuristic, high-speed transportation system (1/10/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Donald Trump gets revenge by dismantling Gov. John Kasich’s Ohio Republican Party machine: Analysis (1/7/2017) Cleveland.com

Gov. John Kasich to include congressional redistricting reform in budget (1/5/2017) Cleveland.com

20% of Global Center for Health Innovation remains vacant (1/3/2017) Cleveland.com

Dozens of new laws take effect in Ohio — here are some that may impact you (1/2/2017) Fox8

Federal agency demands RTA repay $12 million for Public Square closure, threatens to withhold federal funding (1/1/2017) Plain Dealer

Investors ‘putting down roots’ on Lorain (1/1/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

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