News Aggregator Archives 2017

News Aggregator Archives 2017

MetroHealth’s new facilities give preview of what’s ahead for huge campus transformation (12/31/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Ohio poised to wrap 2017 with improved finances (12/29/2017) Toledo Blade

East Cleveland Budgets Within Recovery Plan, State Commission Say (12/29/2017) Ideastream

2017 In Review: What Ohio’s Legislature Did This Year (12/27/2017) WOSU

Charter school graduation rates way behind Ohio’s urban districts (12/26/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Cleveland reaches tipping point in 2017, planning a greener, healthier public realm (12/25/2017) Plain Dealer

Ohio Is At the Center of a National Debate Over Drawing Political lines (12/22/2017) WKSU

Opioid Crisis Exploding Numbers And Costs Of Foster Care In Ohio (12/21/2017) Ideastream

Census: Ohio gained more people in 2017 than other Midwest states (12/20/2017) Crain’s Detroit Business

Testing would have a smaller role in Ohio teacher evaluations under new bill (12/20/2017) Plain Dealer

Report: Ohio cities facing fiscal stress despite improving economy (12/19/2017) Dayton Daily News

75 Public Square in downtown Cleveland wins tax credits for revamp; Terminal Tower misses out (12/19/2017) Plain Dealer

Why Ohio health care startups saw a 206% funding increase in 2017 (12/18/2017) Venture Beat

Concerns raised over 2020 census accuracy, funding At stake: Ohio’s federally funded programs, clout in Washington (12/17/2017) Dayton Daily News

Who Uses the Great Lakes’ Water? (12/15/2017) Ideastream

Northeast Ohio house prices up 12.3 percent in November; sales jump (12/14/2017) Plain Dealer

Sales tax or property tax increase may be required to keep RTA viable, report says (12/13/2017)

Ohio’s test score graduation requirements could be eased for classes of 2019 and 2020 (12/12/2017) Plain Dealer

Graduation rates rise again; Ohio ranks low for black students (12/12/2017) Dayton Daily News

Ohio DREAMers Face Uncertain Futures As DACA Permits Set To Expire (12/12/2017) WOSU

Nearly three months after Hurricane Maria, hundreds of Puerto Rican families continue to pour into Northeast Ohio, looking to escape the wreckage they left behind. (12/11/2017) Ideastream

Ohio schools dish out suspensions, other discipline at wildly different rates (12/10/2017) Plain Dealer

Public transit sputters as state funding falls short (12/9/2017) Crain’s Cleveland business

Projects to create protected bike lanes in Cleveland received a major boost Friday (12/8/2017) Plain Dealer

Education Advocacy Groups Want To Simplify Ohio School Report Cards (12/7/2017) WOSU

New supermarket coalition aims to improve access to healthy food in Cuyahoga County (12/6/2017) Plain Dealer

Gender wage gap in Ohio: ‘We have to do better’ (12/4/2017) Dayton Daily News

With driver’s license suspensions soaring, Ohio lawmakers seek solutions (12/2/2017) Dayton Daily News

County Council Considering Fixes For Cleveland Public Transit (12/1/2017) Ideastream

Cuyahoga County could owe millions of dollars to employees whose work week was increased under new charter government (11/30/2017)

Plan to expand tuition vouchers for private schools gaining new life in Ohio House (11/30/2017) Plain Dealer

Puerto Rican Enrollment Up In Ohio Schools Following Hurricane Maria (11/29/2017) WOSU

Cleveland-area house prices up 5.4 percent, Case-Shiller reports (11/28/2017) Plain Dealer

Ohio might not have enough money to pay unemployed workers by 2021 even without a recession (11/27/2017) Cincinnati Enquirer

As downtown Cleveland grows, condos are in short supply (11/26/2017) Plain Dealer

Critics: Ohio’s plan to cut Lake Erie algae lacks direction (11/25/2017) AP

State Report Shows Increased Crashes, Fatalities on Ohio Highways With 70 MPH Speed Limits (11/24/2017) Cleveland Scene

The Right To Not Vote: Larry Harmon’s Supreme Court Case Against Ohio (11/24/2017) WOSU

Route Reductions And A Fare Increase Looming For Cleveland’s Public Transit (11/23/2017) Ideastream

What hospital consolidation means for Ohio communities (11/23/2017) Plain Dealer

Federal judge to hear why Cleveland fails to properly handle citizen complaints against police (11/21/2017)

Report Highlights Trends Both Encouraging—And Concerning—For NEO Economy (11/20/2017) Ideastream

Poverty, health care, housing in Cleveland’s wards remain key issues, report shows (11/20/2017)

Joyce, Kaptur sponsoring bill for algal bloom research (11/20/2017) News-Herald

Will Say Yes to Education scholarship program boost Cleveland’s economy? (11/19/2017) Plain Dealer

The Clark Freeway Fight Offered A Lesson On What It Takes To Protect A Neighborhood (11/17/2017) Ideastream

With status of federal historic tax credit unclear, Ohio advocates fear “devastating” blow (11/17/2017) Plain Dealer

Ohio unemployment rate 5.1% in October; state gained 4,300 jobs (11/17/2017)

Ohio’s political future in 2018: Experts weigh in on governor, U.S. Senate races (11/16/2017)

Cleveland Plan for schools gets mixed review from State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria (11/17/2017) Plain Dealer

Algae flourishes despite vast sums spent to prevent it (11/16/2017) Detroit News

Ohio behind national average for educated workers (11/15/2017) Dayton Daily News

Ohio Senate passes Down syndrome abortion ban (11/15/2017)

Teacher education in Ohio to include instruction on preventing opioid abuse (11/15/2017)

Art museum, sewer district launching $5M Doan Brook project that blends art, environment (11/14/2017) Plain Dealer

Controversial license-plate scanners to go up in Cleveland, 18 suburbs (11/14/2017)

Candidates Agree Campaign Financing Reform Is Needed In Ohio But Disagree On The Solution (11/14/2017) Statehouse News

Ohio School Board Members Skeptical Of Kasich’s Message (11/14/2017) WOSU

Health, wealth, housing disparities evident in Cuyahoga County Council districts, report shows (11/13/2017)

36,000 suspensions for Ohio third graders and younger could prompt ban on harsh punishments (11/12/2017) Plain Dealer

Euclid close to building lakefront trail that could set a precedent in Great Lakes (11/12/2017) Plain Dealer

State Medicaid cuts could run deep in Northeast Ohio (11/12/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

What to expect from Frank Jackson’s fourth term (11/12/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

12 Ohio counties vote to raise taxes in fight against opioid crisis (11/10/2017)

Unofficial Election Results from 11/7/17 Election Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Wins Fourth Term (11/8/2017) Ideastream

3 long-serving incumbent mayors — in Beachwood, Brook Park, University Heights — ousted in Cuyahoga County (11/8/2017)

Lake Erie algal bloom of 2017 severe; third largest ever (11/7/2017) Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Council will review budget for demolition, opioid crisis, public defender (11/7/2017)

Tuesday is Election Day: Here’s what you need to know (11/6/2017)

Initiated statutes like Issue 2 don’t have a great success rate at the polls (11/6/2017)

Port authority, NOACA seek $11.5 million federal grant for Irishtown Bend (11/6/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Ohio legislators say gerrymandering needs to be fixed, but will they act? (11/2/2017)

November 2017 General Election Guide (11/2/2017) Ideastream

New strategic plan for Cleveland Museum of Art sets big goals: $1 billion in art, $1.25 billion endowment (11/1/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland-area house-price gains accelerate, Case-Shiller report shows (10/31/2017) Plain Dealer

Despite Complaints Medicaid Expansion Funding Approved By Ohio Panel (10/31/2017) WOSU

Amazon Fulfillment Centers May Bring the Reverse Mass Transit Commute to Northeast Ohio (10/31/2017) WKSU

Amazon lands estimated $3.9 million Ohio tax credit tied to Euclid fulfillment center jobs (10/30/2017) Plain Dealer

Ohio’s Public Transit Systems Continue to Look for a $238 Million Solution (10/30/2017) WKSU

Cleveland ‘lead safe’ advocates recommend 3 next steps (10/29/2017) Plain Dealer

Dredged sediment from Lake Erie ports has value, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is discovering (10/29/2017) Plain Dealer

Citizens tell Ohio lawmakers to fix gerrymandering (10/26/2017)

Cleveland to test online system it says will make it easier to get public records (10/26/2017)

Cleveland failing to meet its goal of demolishing hundreds of vacant homes near schools this year (10/26/2017) Channel 5 News

Pretrial Justice Institute highlights need and willingness to reform bail practices in Cuyahoga County (10/25/2017)

Cheap, efficient bike lane additions to Detroit-Superior Bridge show sea change in city policy (10/24/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland Clinic CEO sees ‘total restructuring’ ahead for health care business (10/24/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Ohio’s Shale-Drilling Shows Signs of a Re-Boom Though Not to Everyone’s Delight (10/24/2017) WKSU

He Didn’t Vote in a Few Elections. In the Next One, Ohio Said He Couldn’t. (10/23/2017) New York Times

Cleveland lead poisoning 2 year progress report (10/22/2017)

Global innovation firm Plug and Play to partner with Cleveland Clinic, JumpStart on health innovation (10/22/2017) Plain Dealer

First Look: Newly installed Towpath Mounds bring landscape art to trail (10/21/2017) Plain Dealer

Mayor Frank Jackson, challenger Zack Reed spar in contentious Cleveland mayoral debate at the City Club (10/19/2017) Cleveland,com

Cleveland Mayoral debate between Mayor Frank Jackson and Councilman Zach Reed (10/19/2017) City Club of Cleveland Video

Red, blue political split widens between Ohio’s urban, rural areas (10/18/2017)

A Highway Runs Through It. The demolition of the FirstEnergy plant presents Cleveland a unique opportunity to return neglected Gordon Park to its glory days, but a few obstacles stand in the way (10/18/2017) Cleveland Scene

Cuyahoga Arts and Culture To Cut Grant Funding 20 Percent (10/17/2017) Ideastream

Will Ohio Voters Enshrine Crime Victims’ Rights in State Constitution? (10/17/2017) Governing

Ohio’s high school graduation “crisis” has eased – some (10/17/2017) Plain Dealer

State’s largest pension system considers benefit cuts (10/16/2017) Dayton Daily News

BioEnterprise to oversee struggling Global Center for Health Innovation (10/16/2017)

High-school partnerships help Ohio’s community colleges grow enrollment (10/15/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Cleveland hospitals gauging effect of Trump ending insurance subsidies (10/13/2017) Plain Dealer

Mayor Jackson’s bid to block low-scoring charter schools from city is denied by state (10/14/2017)

Putting a renewed focus on mental health in Cleveland (10/12/2017) Plain Dealer

Budget prognosticators stymied over Ohio drug issue #2 (10/11/2017) Toledo Blade

Cleveland’s One University Circle apartment tower already is landing some lofty tenants (10/11/2017) Plain Dealer

Ohio’s 100 top high schools ranked for 2017 (10/11/2017)

How Cuyahoga County is balancing its 2018-2019 budget (10/10/2017)

Groups urge faster action to reduce algae in Lake Erie (10/10/2017) Toledo Blade

Plastic Bag Fee Proposed in Cuyahoga County (10/9/2017) Cleveland Scene

Numbers indicate that Ohio is actually making money on Medicaid expansion (10/9/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Infant deaths increased in Ohio in 2016 for second consecutive year (10/6/2017) Plain Dealer

CWRU Study Aims to Find New Ways to Tackle Cleveland Food Deserts (10/5/2017) Ideastream

Why is Lake Erie covered in 700 square miles of green slime? (10/4/2017) Dayton Daily News

State control could be coming for East Cleveland, Warrensville Heights schools (10/3/2017) Plain Dealer

Free bus passes for workers: Columbus’s big idea to relieve a congested downtown (10/3/2017) The Guardian

Ohio EPA, Army Corps of Engineers collaborate to prevent future Cuyahoga River dredging face-offs (10/2/2017)

Greater Cleveland attracted 18 million visitors in 2016, another record (10/2/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland is growing from inside out, with room to add 130,000 on East Side: CSU report (10/2/2017) Plain Dealer

Ohio education officials losing faith in report cards for schools, districts (10/1/2017) Plain Dealer

A Shrinking Field: Fewer High Schoolers Playing Football In Ohio (9/29/2017) WOSU

Amazon confirms plans for Euclid fulfillment center, replacing another dead mall (9/28/2017) Plain Dealer

Spread of Lake Erie algae raises alarm across region (9/28/2017) Detroit News

Are Ohio’s Statehouse leaders offering new hope to fix gerrymandering this time? (9/28/2017)

The prize for winning these down-ticket Ohio races: Seats at the redistricting table (9/27/2017)

Proposal to boost compensation to counties and transit systems would fall short (9/26/2017) Plain Dealer

As retail changes, jobs opportunities shift in Ohio (9/25/2017) Dayton Daily News

Cleveland police headquarters to stay in Justice Center for at least two years under deal with Cuyahoga County (9/25/2017)

Why do poor poor black kids continue to do worse on Ohio’s standardized tests? (9/24/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Wind farms sow discord in Ohio (9/24/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Cleveland pursues Amazon HQ2: Can the city compete? (9/24/2107) Plain Dealer

20 years after DeRolph decision, some school districts gained, some lost (9/22/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Ohio House Still Considering Medicaid Expansion Freeze (9/21/2017) WOSU

How would the Senate’s latest Obamacare repeal plan affect Ohio? (9/21/2017)

New Campus International School has opened at Cleveland State University (9/20/2017)

Cleveland Seeks To Lower Unsolved Homicide Cases (9/19/2017) Ideastream

Some Ohio legislator(s) are blocking broadcasts of State Board of Education meetings and who they are has not been made public (9/19/2017) Plain Dealer

Issue 2 fact check: Are all of the VA’s prices public record? (9/18/2017)

See how closely Ohio school report card grades trend with district income (9/18/2017)

Ohio lawmakers chip away at public records access (9/17/2017) Columbus Dispatch

State Report Cards Released, With Mixed Grades For Traditional Schools And Bad Ones For Charters (9/16/2017) Ideastream

How metro Cleveland and Akron stack up against Buffalo, Cincinnati, Columbus, Detroit and Pittsburgh (9/15/2017)

Poverty down in Ohio, but state still struggling, census finds (9/15/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Election results from 9.12.2017 primary from Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

Frank Jackson wins Cleveland mayoral primary, Zack Reed out duels field of challengers to finish second (9/13/2017)

State report card chaos should ease when grades for your district, school come out Thursday (9/13/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland gains “high quality” preschool seats, still has many fewer seats than kids (9/12/2017) Plain Dealer

Congress may save medical research from Trump cuts, sparing a bright spot in Cleveland’s economy (9/12/2017)

Digital divide in Cleveland among worst in the country (9/8/2017) WEWS-TV

Possible Mandel-Brown Race Would Be Just Second Senate Rematch In Ohio History (9/8/2017) WOSU

Cleveland Police Plan to Cut Citizen Complaint Backlog in Half by End of the Year (9/7/2017) Ideastream

Cleveland Cavs announce Quicken Loans transformation will go forward (9/6/2017)

Ohio premiums for Obamacare policies to rise by 34 percent on average, state says (9/6/2017)

Northeast Ohio woodlands are under attack; from beetles, aphids, viruses and fungi (9/5/2017) Plain Dealer

Outside experts assess Ohio’s ballot issue on prescription-drug prices (9/4/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Conceptual plans for park at Irishtown Bend win city planning approval (9/1/2017) Plain Dealer

The Q Deal is Alive and Well — How GCC Compromised to Resuscitate It (8/31/2017) Cleveland Scene

Deal reached that may save Quicken Loans Arena transformation (8/31/2017)

At candidate forum, mayoral challengers united in opposition to canceled Q deal (8/30/2017)

Harmful algal blooms continue to plague Lake Erie, threatening drinking water, fish, pets (8/30/2017) Plain Dealer

Issue 2 backers revise drug-savings estimate; foes challenge data (8/30/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Election has become a referendum on Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson’s performance, panel says (8/29/2017)

Bill Would Change Free Speech Policies On Campuses Of Ohio’s State-Owned Universities (8/29/2017) WCPN

Cavs owner Dan Gilbert kills deal to renovate Quicken Loans Arena (8/28/2017)

Cleveland State enrolls 2,000 freshmen for first time (8/28/2017)

Feds OK gas pipeline project from Ohio to Michigan (8/27/2017) Detroit News

Cleveland’s mayoral candidates campaigning: What they’re saying (8/27/2017)

New Irishtown Bend plan blends active and quiet areas to serve city, region (8/26/2017) Plain Dealer

Mayor Frank Jackson gives fiery close to City Club candidate debate (8/25/2017)

Toledo’s Water Quality Dashboard moved to ‘watch’ (8/25/2017) Toledo Blade

Amazon commits to North Randall fulfillment center, with 2,000-plus jobs on former mall site (8/25/2017) Plain Dealer

Study: Ohio has most failed charter schools, which close less often (8/24/2017) Akron Beacon Journal

New pro-Issue 2 analysis projects $536 million in prescription drug savings (8/24/2017) Columbus Dispatch

How a bad census count could cost Ohioans (8/24/2017)

Ohio’s support for public colleges down 15% since 2008, report says (8/23/2017)

Summary of Mayoral endorsement interviews (8/22/2017) Cleveland Scene

Ohio Senate overrides six of Gov. John Kasich’s budget vetoes (8/22/2017)

Would Ohio’s public retirees be affected by Issue 2? It’s an open question (8/21/2017)

In Northeast Ohio air pollution finds its way to the lungs (8/21/2017) WOSU

Drug-price ballot failure in California could mean bad prognosis in Ohio (8/20/2017) Toledo Blade

MetroHealth turns to community for growth of health system, plans to open 2 suburban hospitals (8/20/2017) Plain Dealer

Fishing said to be great in Lake Erie, despite opposite perception (8/19/2017) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Robots are affecting jobs in Ohio — and maybe politics, too (8/18/2017)

Ohio Hopes Facebook Data Center, And Tax Breaks, Will Lure More Tech Companies (8/17/2017) WOSU

Schools districts – now including Parma – start school earlier and earlier (8/16/2017)

Facebook to build new $750 million data center in Columbus suburb (8/15/2017)

How Ohio is trying to keep Asian Carp out of Lake Erie (8/15/2017)

The 2018 Ohio Gubernatorial Lineup: 4 Democrats and 4 Republicans join the race (8/15/2017) Columbus Underground

How is climate change affecting the Great Lakes? (8/14/2017)

Detroit’s revival supported by immigrant entrepreneurs (8/14/2017) Detroit News

Ohio cities continue to fight with state over tax collections (8/13/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

ODOT’s new Towpath Trail segment below Inner Belt bridges heals urban scar (8/13/2107) Plain Dealer

Failed drug tests keep Ohio jobs unfilled (8/13/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Small wind turbines in Ohio are the next big thing, says Department of Energy (8/11/2017) Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court rules Cleveland must accept referendum petitions on upgrades at The Q (8/10/2017)

Check out the Cuyahoga County schools, cities asking for new money this November (8/9/17) Plain Dealer

NuCLEus project draws a few questions, little debate from Cleveland school board (8/9/2017) Plain Dealer

Army Corps study on keeping Asian Carp from Great Lakes suggests noise system, stunning barrier (8/7/2017)

New Ohio Bill Prevents Schools from Suspending or Expelling Truant Students (8/7/2017) Cleveland Scene

Ohio tax revenues in July meet new lowered targets (8/4/2017)

Ohio Is Building The Country’s Longest Driverless Car Ready Highway (8/4/2017) Jalopnik Mag.

Obamacare premiums will rise steeply in Ohio in 2018, filings show (8/2/2017)

Cleveland Metropolitan School District Considering Funding New Skyscraper Development (8/1/2017) Ideastream

Insurers will make sure nearly every Ohio county has an Obamacare carrier (7/31/2017)

A rare Ohio home-rule victory in high court ruling on traffic cameras: Thomas Suddes (7/29/2017)

Lake Erie an “outstanding” drinking water source, but toxins remain, report finds (7/29/2017)

6 things you might not know about NASA Glenn (7/28/2017)

University Hospitals joins Medical Mutual of Ohio’s SuperMed network; first time in more than 20 years (7/27/2017) Plain Dealer

Ohio’s restrictions on red-light, speed cameras unconstitutional, Ohio Supreme Court rules (7/26/2017)

Here’s What You Missed at Last Night’s Packed Forum on Shaker Square’s Future (7/26/2017) Cleveland Scene

4 years in, Global Center for Health Innovation is 20% vacant and has no leader (7/25/2017)

Opposing Sides Lay Out Q Deal Arguments Before Ohio Supreme Court (7/24/2017) Cleveland Scene

What’s the future of Shaker Square? Free forum Tuesday at Shaker Library will tackle the question (7/23/2017) Plain Dealer

Softening vehicle sales, rising automation halt growth in Ohio’s auto jobs (7/23/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Property tax deal proposed for NuCLEus project (7/22/2017) Fox8

10-year committee to streamline Ohio constitution ends work 4 years early; critics say there’s little to show (7/21/2017)

Vacant Randall Park Mall to be transformed into Amazon Fulfillment Center (7/20/2017) Fox8

Northeast Ohio home sales post slim June gains; prices keep on climbing (7/20/2017) Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County to hire consultant to help determine future of Justice Center (7/19/2017)

Why are so many running for Cleveland City Council and can any challengers win? (7/18/2017)

Easing of Ohio high school graduation rules is now law – but questions remain (7/18/2017) Plain Dealer

How urban agriculture swept through Greater Cleveland (7/17/2017)

How Cleveland is digging deep to block billions of gallons of sewage from Lake Erie (7/16/2017) Plain Dealer

Lake Erie water quality has improved, but much more can be done, experts say (7/15/2017) Lorain Morning Journal

Cleveland school board will consider unusual property-tax deal for nuCLEus project (7/14/2017)

Third-largest harmful algal bloom could potentially grow in Lake Erie this summer, forecasters say (7/13/2017)

What you need to know about Ohio’s new graduation changes (7/12/2017) Dayton Daily News

Groups opposed to Quicken Loans Arena deal allowed into court challenge, Ohio Supreme Court says (7/12/2017)

House budgeters defy Trump by allotting $300 million for Great Lakes cleanup (7/11/2017)

South Euclid talking with other cities about forming regional building department (7/11/2017)

ODOT says Opportunity Corridor boulevard construction is delayed beyond 2020 by lawsuit fallout (7/10/2017) Plain Dealer

Where Ohio ranks for taxes, and other trends identified in new study (7/10/2017)

How Trump, Russia and purging voters is shaping the race for Ohio’s next elections chief (7/9/2017) Akron Beacon Journal

Kasich ok’s consolidating Lake Erie algae efforts (7/8/2017) AP/WBNS-10TV

Faith organizations breaking away from Quicken Loans Arena deal opponents (7/7/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Governor at odds with lawmakers over Ohio teacher certification program (7/7/2017) News5

Gov. John Kasich’s Medicaid freeze veto survives House session, 11 other vetoes overturned (7/6/2017)

Ohio bill gives state EPA more teeth in regulating landfills, Lake Erie dredging (7/6/2017)

Ohio House passes bill to decriminalize concealed handguns in schools, other gun-free zones (7/6/2017)

Toxic algae season arrives in Lake Erie; first bloom of 2017 reported (7/5/2017) Buffalo News

A Look at How Ohio’s 2018 Statewide Elections Are Shaping Up (7/4/2017) US News & World Report

Cleveland to roll out Opportunity Corridor plans showing how neighborhoods could benefit (7/2/2017) Plain Dealer

How can cities keep sewage out of Great Lakes? Dig. (7/2/2017) WRVO

The General Assembly flubs Ohio budget tests on Medicaid, wind energy: Thomas Suddes (7/1/2017)

How the new Ohio state budget will impact you (7/1/2017) Dayton Daily News


Ohio Gov. John Kasich vetoes Medicaid freeze, signs state budget bill (6/30/2017)

Eight Cleveland Mayoral Challengers Filed Nominating Petitions by Yesterday’s Deadline (6/29/2017) Cleveland Scene

Every Cleveland City Council member could face a challenge for re-election (6/29/2017)

Westlake Finance Director claims victory in Cleveland Water Department lawsuit (6/29/2017)

Natural Gas Jobs Could Continue Climbing in Ohio, West Virginia Report Says Nearly 2 Million Jobs Expected by 2040 (6/28/2017) Wheeling News-Register

Invasive Asian carp (the kind that jump) found beyond barrier to Great Lakes (6/23/2017)

K&D Group closes financing package for Halle Building’s redo (6/23/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Senate GOP health care plan guts Ohio Medicaid expansion (6/22/2017) Canton Repository

Energy Transfer Partners Ltd is struggling with its $4.2 billion pipeline in Ohio (6/22/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Great Lakes aren’t doing so great, says new government study (6/20/2017)

High school graduation requirements would be eased under Senate proposal (6/20/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland State University President Ronald Berkman to retire in 2018 (6/20/2017)

All Cleveland City Council elections shaping up as contested races, with several primary contests possible (6/19/2017)

Northeast Ohio air getting better, but don’t breathe easy just yet (6/19/2017) Plain Dealer

How do you retrofit an old industrial waterfront? Cleveland is finding out (6/16/2017) KUAR

Small Business Tax Cut Getting Much Attention As Shortfall Approaches A Billion Dollars (6/16/2017) Ohio Statehouse News

Cleveland Indians & MLB fail in efforts to dismiss lawsuit in Canada involving use of Chief Wahoo logo “as racist” (6/15/2017)

Cleveland banks raise prime lending rates to 4% to 4.25% range following Fed’s interest rate hike (6/15/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Cleveland Clinic joint venture to offer individual insurance in five Northeast Ohio counties (6/15/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland police reform struggles to keep pace after two years (6/13/2017)

Cleveland places 50% more kids in strong preschools, but falls short of goals (6/12/2017) Plain Dealer

State superintendent proposes cuts in Ohio’s state tests (6/12/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland and other cities have too many stores, and they’re still building (6/12/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

How NW Ohio farmers are trying to shrink Lake Erie toxic algal blooms  (6/11/2017) Plain Dealer

Playhouse Square plans 34-story apartment tower in downtown Cleveland’s theater district (6/9/2017) Plain Dealer

General Electric planning to sell GE Lighting, no immediate plans for Nela Park known (6/8/2017) Plain Dealer

Lots of legal arguments over Q arena deal, but no slam-dunk answers (6/7/2017)

What you need to know about the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County jail agreement (6/6/2017)

Major insurer Anthem to withdraw from Ohio health care exchange (6/6/2017)

Cleveland to take Q referendum issue to Ohio Supreme Court (6/5/2017)

How Cleveland’s vacant homes, violent crimes and lead poisoning are linked: CWRU report (6/5/2017) Plain Dealer

Congressional Redistricting Reform On The Way In Ohio? (6/4/2017) WVXU

Campaign over Ohio ballot issue to cap drug prices heats up (6/3/2017) Associated Press

Effort to change how Ohio draws districts for Congress underway (6/1/2017) Dayton Daily News

Quicken Loans Arena transformation bonds delayed by petition fight (6/1/2017)

Ohio sues five drug companies over opioid crisis (5/31/2017) Reuters

Lorain City Schools eye chronic absenteeism at 24.2 percent (5/31/2017) Lorain Morning Journal

Oberlin adopts ‘Sanctuary City’ policies, just not the name (5/31/2017)

Supreme Court to hear Ohio voter purge case (5/30/2017) The Hill

ECOT trying to delay vote on repaying $60 million to state, says it would be “death spiral”  for online school (5/30/2017) Columbus Dispatch

State oversight of Youngstown schools still a battle, far from the partnership Lorain seeks (5/30/2017) Plain Dealer

Big Algae Bloom Predicted this Summer in Lake Erie (5/29/2017) Ideastream

Lead poisoning lawsuit highlights Cleveland family’s plight to find safe, affordable housing (5/28/2017) Plain Dealer

Overdose deaths continue to soar in Ohio (5/28/2017) Columbus Dispatch

State control of Lorain schools aims to be partnership, not a “hijack” (5/27/2017) Plain Dealer

Groups opposed to Q deal threaten to sue if petitions aren’t accepted (5/26/2017)

Cleveland Metroparks to buy Astorhurst Country Club for $3.1 million (5/26/2017)

Will Cleveland City Council be cut to 15 members after the 2020 census? (5/26/2017)

Ohio wind law crippling wind development, $4.2 billion boost to Ohio economy (5/24/2017) Plain Dealer

Traditional retailers’ woes are starting to hit local governments hard (5/24/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Ohio schools may regain paper option for standardized tests (5/24/2017) Columbus Dispatch

U.S. won’t force Ohio to label Lake Erie ‘impaired’ (5/23/2017) Toledo Blade

Ohio’s small business tax break costs nearly $1 billion a year (5/22/2017)

City refuses to accept petitions on Quicken Loans Arena referendum (5/22/2017)

Ohio attorney general certifies congressional redistricting reform amendment (5/22/2017)

Big cities struggling to connect with Great Lakes (5/22/2017) Great Lakes Today

Ohio drug-price ballot issue likely to be costly, contentious (5/22/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Cleveland port’s dredging solution uses innovative, environmentally friendly interceptor (5/21/2017) Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County heroin, fentanyl overdose deaths on pace to far exceed last year’s total (5/19/2017)

Legal Aid Society sues Cleveland on behalf of toddler, asks court to make city follow lead poisoning laws (5/18/2017)

Cuyahoga County’s bond rating downgraded because of rising debt as it plans to issue bonds for Q transformation (5/17/2017)

Cleveland schools, Say Yes to Education ramp up planning to offer free college to all (5/17/2017)

What’s wrong with Ohio’s economy, in five charts (5/16/2017) Cincinnati Enquirer

A “new normal” for home construction ricochets through Michigan (5/16/2017) Detroit Free Press

More than 2,000 Cuyahoga children in foster care, highest since 2011, thanks to opioid crisis (5/152017)

Federal Immigration Policies Taking Toll on Cleveland Families, Neighborhoods (5/15/2017) Cleveland Scene

FirstEnergy Solutions facing risky future (5/15/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

So Why Is Everybody Running For Ohio Governor And Not The Other Four Offices? (5/13/2017) WKSU

Despite redlining and foreclosure, Cleveland’s East Side could grow with smart investment: panel (5/11/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson outlines $65 million neighborhood revitalization program (5/10/2017)

MetroHealth prices bonds at $946 million for campus transformation (5/10/2017) Plain Dealer

Nuclear subsidies distort markets, hurt business, say FirstEnergy opponents (5/10/2017) Plain Dealer

Max Hayes surprise: 1950s shortcut buried some Cleveland history under school (5/8/2017)

Cleveland’s western rim embarks on development boom (5/6/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business

Network Bonds for Quicken Loans Arena delayed until referendum issue resolved (5/5/2017)

UH Bikes expanding as Clevelanders embrace bike sharing, even in winter (5/4/2017)

Fight over Ohio Drug Price Relief Act ballot issue could set spending record (5/3/2017)

$63.7 billion state budget bill clears Ohio House (5/2/2107)

Environmental Groups sue federal agencies over possible fracking in Wayne National Forest, Ohio’s only national forest (5/2/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove announces plans to step down (5/1/2017)

Budget deal funds Great Lakes cleanup through September (May 1, 2017) Columbus Dispatch


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

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

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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