Government Shutdown http://wyso.org en Sen. Brown: Future Budget Talks Must Include Higher Taxes On Wealthy http://wyso.org/post/sen-brown-future-budget-talks-must-include-higher-taxes-wealthy-0 <p>The Congressional panel dealing with budget negotiations met this week for the first time to avoid another potential government shutdown and maintain federal funding. The spending bill as it stands now will keep the government open until January 15. U.S. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:51:55 +0000 Emily McCord 41471 at http://wyso.org Sen. Brown: Future Budget Talks Must Include Higher Taxes On Wealthy Turner Defends "No" Vote On Ending Shutdown, Boehner Gets Support From His Caucus http://wyso.org/post/turner-defends-no-vote-ending-shutdown-boehner-gets-support-his-caucus <p>The vote to reopen the government and extend the debt ceiling limit was approved with most House Republicans opposing it, including most of the lawmakers that represent southwest Ohio. Emily McCord speaks with the Columbus Dispatch's Jessica Wehrman for this week’s PoliticsOhio.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:53:25 +0000 Emily McCord 40797 at http://wyso.org Senator Portman: GOP Has More Leverage In Future Budget Talks http://wyso.org/post/senator-portman-gop-has-more-leverage-future-budget-talks <p>The government shutdown is over, and lawmakers agreed to fund it until January 15<sup>th</sup>* and raise the debt ceiling through February 7th.&nbsp; Republicans like Ohio Senator Rob Portman are now looking towards future negotiations.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 18:36:12 +0000 Emily McCord 40751 at http://wyso.org Senator Portman: GOP Has More Leverage In Future Budget Talks Government Shutdown Over: How They Voted http://wyso.org/post/government-shutdown-over-how-they-voted <p>The House and the Senate approved a bill that ended the federal government shutdown and gave the Treasury an extended debt ceiling. The Senate approved the measure 81-18; a deal which originated from the leaders of Republican and Democratic Senators. Hours later, the House approved it as well, with most Republicans opposing it. The final vote was 285-144.</p><p>How did lawmakers vote representing SW Ohio?</p><p>Senate:</p><p>(D) Sherrod Brown- YES</p><p>(R) Rob Portman-YES</p><p>House:</p><p>(R) Mike Turner (10th district)-NO</p><p>(R) John Boehner (8th district)-YES</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:44:41 +0000 Emily McCord 40731 at http://wyso.org Government Shutdown Delays Ohio Jobs Data Report http://wyso.org/post/government-shutdown-delays-ohio-jobs-data-report <p>The monthly Ohio unemployment report scheduled for Friday will be delayed because of the federal government shutdown. That means residents and employers will have to wait to find out whether the slight uptick in the state jobless rate for August continued last month.</p><p>The Columbus Dispatch says the state compiles the report using data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau. The shutdown is affecting both agencies.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Associated Press 40691 at http://wyso.org