The Economy & Business

The Economy & Business
2:31 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Study Shows Benefits Of Buying Local

A new study finds that buying locally could generate millions of dollars for parts of Southern Ohio, As Emily McCord reports for WYSO, it could benefit an economy still recovering after shipping company DHL left Wilmington.              

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The Economy
8:35 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Sherrod Brown Says Recovery Act Working in Ohio

Republicans have been very effective in tying the slow economy to President Obama. But in Ohio, the recovery is more noticeable than most states. At the Democratic National Convention, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown is urging delegates to spread that message. 

Like most Democrats at the Convention, Sherrod Brown is keen to remind people that the Great Recession began under the Bush Administration.  He told Ohio delegates that in George Bush’s last month in office the U.S. lost 800 thousand jobs.  By 2010, Ohio’s jobless rate was 10 ½ percent. 

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Economy
3:24 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Congressman Mike Turner Hosts Forum on Looming Sequestration Cuts

Sequestration hearings at Sinclair Community College

Yesterday (8-14-12), Elected leaders from Montgomery and Greene Counties joined Congressman Mike Turner for a community forum focusing on the impact that sequestration defense cuts will have on the Dayton region.  They heard testimony from local experts and business leaders about possible affects of the defense cuts, which have a growing number of people worried about their communities. 

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Economy
5:26 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Congressman Mike Turner Announces Forum on Looming Sequestration Cuts

Yesterday (8-7-12), Congressman Mike Turner announced that a forum, focusing on the impact impending-defense-cuts will have on the Dayton region will take place next week.  WYSO’s Jerry Kenney was on hand for the event.

Speaking before workers at the GEMCITY manufacturing plant on Leo St. in Dayton, Turner said the sequestration cuts in defense spending are the result of a compromise on last year’s debt ceiling talks. 

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Business & Technology
8:25 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Governor Kasich Announces More Jobs Coming To Dayton Area

Governor Kasich announced approval for 25 projects across the state, which he says will create more than 2000 jobs. At the monthly meeting of the Ohio Tax Credit Authority, several  proposals were approved in the Miami Valley. Among them, Production Control Units Incorporated in Dayton was approved and it expects to create 55 full time jobs. The company specializes in production process, automated assembly and product testing. Also, BOI solution was approved by the Tax Credit Authority for its new location project in Miamisburg.

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