Congress http://wyso.org en Groups Call On Turner To Help Renew Emergency Unemployment http://wyso.org/post/groups-call-turner-help-renew-emergency-unemployment <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Several Dayton groups are asking Congressman Mike Turner of Ohio’s </span>10th<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;"> district to help renew emergency unemployment benefits. A bipartisan Senate bill expected to pass this week has found little support in the House.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:17:24 +0000 Lewis Wallace 48118 at http://wyso.org Groups Call On Turner To Help Renew Emergency Unemployment Expanded Earned Income Tax Credit Could Affect Hundreds Of Thousands In Ohio http://wyso.org/post/expanded-earned-income-tax-credit-could-affect-hundreds-thousands-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="http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/overview" 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 http://wyso.org Expanded Earned Income Tax Credit Could Affect Hundreds Of Thousands In Ohio Major Changes Possible For Air Force In 2015 Defense Budget http://wyso.org/post/major-changes-possible-air-force-2015-defense-budget <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced some details about the proposed military budget to be released by President Obama next week, and the Air Force—including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base—could see some major changes in the coming years.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 46334 at http://wyso.org Major Changes Possible For Air Force In 2015 Defense Budget Farm Bill Compromise Expected Soon, But Legislators Still Processing Milk http://wyso.org/post/farm-bill-compromise-expected-soon-legislators-still-processing-milk <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-6a81de75-d012-7c77-bdf5-c03f5e5ac3e0"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">This week a congressional committee is expected to come out with a compromise on the Farm Bill after months of debate. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:40:07 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45086 at http://wyso.org Emergency Unemployment Could Be Cut Off For 40,000 Ohioans http://wyso.org/post/emergency-unemployment-could-be-cut-40000-ohioans <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-42bf14ee-e3c2-0662-0168-38af753f6c14"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The U.S. Congress is on its way to a budget deal a couple weeks ahead of the January 1, 2014 deadline, but the deal doesn’t include extending emergency unemployment benefits. That means around 40,000 Ohioans could see their payments end this month. </span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:21:02 +0000 Lewis Wallace 43256 at http://wyso.org Emergency Unemployment Could Be Cut Off For 40,000 Ohioans