President Barack Obama en Expanded Earned Income Tax Credit Could Affect Hundreds Of Thousands In Ohio <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-0d1b0224-8f1c-c27b-90c1-37658b28a1d6"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">President Obama released <a href="" target="_blank">his budget proposal for fiscal year 2015</a> Tuesday, and among the many reforms, cuts and expansions, he’s calling for an expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a program benefiting low-income Americans.</span></span></p><p></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:43:58 +0000 Lewis Wallace 46645 at Expanded Earned Income Tax Credit Could Affect Hundreds Of Thousands In Ohio Portman Says No To Military Attack In Syria <p></p><p>Ohio Senator Rob Portman (R) says he will not support the resolution that authorizes President Obama to use military force in Syria. He made his remarks on the Senate floor Tuesday morning, ahead of Obama's scheduled address to the nation. Portman characterized the President's plan as "strike first, strategy later" and he told the Senate he thought military force wasn’t the answer because it may not prevent future use of chemical weapons and would not bring stability to Syria.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 18:50:07 +0000 Emily McCord 38998 at Portman Says No To Military Attack In Syria Ohio Could See More Federal Support For Manufacturing <p>President Obama is taking his message on how to boost manufacturing in the the US on the road Wednesday. As Emily McCord reports for WYSO, the President’s plans to invest in the manufacturing sector could help Ohio’s economy. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:25:51 +0000 Emily McCord 28977 at Ohio Senators Weigh In on State of the Union <p>Ohio’s U.S. Senators weighed in Monday on what they hope to hear in President Obama’s State of the Union address.&nbsp;</p><p>Democrat Sherrod Brown wants the president to focus on jobs, especially in the manufacturing sector.&nbsp; He says the U.S. lost 5 million manufacturing jobs between 2000 and 2010, and has only gained back HALF a million.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Bill Rice (WCPN) 28916 at Ohio Congressmen React to Inauguration Speech <p>As you might expect, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown had positive things to say about President Obama’s 2nd inaugural speech. Brown is a democrat, and said he liked the President’s call for a modern economy that focuses on infrastructure, R&amp;D and education. And he’s hopeful for more progress on expanding the middle class.</p><p>“I think the President’s understanding that you grow the economy not from the top down, you grow it from the middle class out, and I think that’s what the president’s inaugural address was about and I think that’s the way he wants to move the country," says Brown.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Bill Rice (WCPN) 27941 at