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The Economy & Business
8:04 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Ohio Unemployment Rate Stays At 7 Percent For May

Ohio's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7 percent for May.

State officials released the new number Friday morning. The rate was the same as April, after falling from 7.1 percent the two previous months.

The Ohio rate has consistently remained below the national level. The U.S. unemployment rate for May was 7.6 percent.

The state's leaders have said Ohio's economy and its job market are getting stronger, though the process is slow. 

The Economy & Business
8:04 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Delphi Retirees in Pension Dispute Pack Local Meeting

The head of a congressional panel has visited southwest Ohio for a hearing packed by salaried retirees of a bankrupt auto-parts supplier who are suing to have their full pensions restored.

The Dayton Daily News reports Republican Rep. John Mica of Florida vowed Monday to subpoena more people about why pensions of Delphi salaried retirees were cut while those of other auto industry retirees were not. Mica leads the Subcommittee on Government Operations for the House Oversight Committee.

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PoliticsOhio
6:13 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Regional Leaders Meet With National Leaders in Recent Dayton Development Coalition Trip

The Dayton Development Coalition has wrapped up its annual trip to Washington, D.C. this week. The fly-in includes business, educational and government leaders from the area. This week on PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord is joined by Michael Gessel with the Dayton Development Coalition to talk about the trip.

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The Economy & Business
8:35 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Montgomery County Recommends Funding for Nearly $7 Billion in Projects

Montgomery County has recommended funding for seven projects totaling nearly 7 million dollars. The grants are expected to bring in over 400 jobs to the area.

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The Economy & Business
11:15 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Ohio Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly

Ohio's unemployment rate for April was 7.0 percent - down slightly from 7.1 percent in the two previous months.

State officials released the numbers this morning ahead of the newest statewide labor force data.

The rate has consistently remained below the national level. The U.S. unemployment rate for April was 7.5 percent.

The state's leaders have said Ohio's economy and its job market are getting stronger, though the process is slow.

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