Latest News for: Ohio infrastructure


Brown: We need to invest in Ohio's public schools

Richland Source 01 Mar 2021
That’s why I introduced the Reopen and Rebuild America’s Schools Act, to get funding to local districts to modernize classrooms by helping schools upgrade their physical and digital infrastructure. Infrastructure doesn’t only mean roads and bridges – it means our public education system.

Ohio’s roads are rated a ‘D.’ But who will pay to fix them?

Lima Ohio 28 Feb 2021
Earlier this month, Ohio’s roads received a D grade and its bridges a C+ in the Ohio Council of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2021 Report Card for Ohio’s Infrastructure ... Association, representing infrastructure construction and related companies.

Akron’s ‘killer fog’ showed how healing nature could contribute to pandemic fight: Jeff Opperman

Cleveland 28 Feb 2021
Rather, a massive (for the time) infrastructure project — the Ohio & Erie Canal — created conditions that triggered outbreaks of several infectious diseases, including malaria carried by mosquitos breeding in the standing water of excavations, and typhoid and cholera, spread in the crowded camps of canal workers drinking contaminated water.

U.S. business group, officials push for swift action on infrastructure

Metro USA 25 Feb 2021
infrastructure ... business group will begin running local ads focused on the Brent Spence Bridge, a key crossing connecting Kentucky and Ohio which has been dubbed “functionally obsolete”, to make the argument it is time for action on infrastructure after years of debate.

Flying car pioneer Beta may fly from Springfield charging station soon

Springfield News-Sun 25 Feb 2021
Col. Nathan Diller, director of AFWERX. Air Force photo ... “There seems to be a lot of snow here in Ohio, so we’ll see if it happens before the snow (melts),” he said ... The Springfield airport recently received a $226,000 grant from JobsOhio’s Ohio Site Inventory Program for the infrastructure supporting the flying vehicle effort ... In Other News ....

Black Caucus members lobby Biden to tap Shalanda Young for OMB head

The Hill 25 Feb 2021
Marcia FudgeMarcia FudgeSanders votes against Biden USDA nominee Vilsack Senate confirms Vilsack as Agriculture secretary Biden's infrastructure plan needs input from cities and regions MORE (D-Ohio), who is poised to become Biden’s Housing and Urban Development secretary.

AEP Reports Strong 2020 Earnings; Raises 2021 Operating Earnings Guidance

The Morning Journal 25 Feb 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb ... Includes Ohio Power and AEP Texas ... American Electric Power, based in Columbus, Ohio, is focused on building a smarter energy infrastructure and delivering new technologies and custom energy solutions to our customers.

Texas mom tells of five-day ordeal without water as millions left high and dry

Business Day 24 Feb 2021
At first, Amanda Fuller thought she was one of the lucky ones. Then the water stopped running ... But the process was laborious ... Drinking water supplies were also knocked offline in Ohio. “We had a statewide failure of water infrastructure,” said Sharlene Leurig, CEO of Texas Water Trade in Austin, calling the deep freeze “a huge wake-up call”. .

Green Source Advantage offers more renewable energy options for South Carolina customers

Johnson City Press 23 Feb 2021
Duke Energy is transforming its customers' experience, modernizing the energy grid, generating cleaner energy and expanding natural gas infrastructure to create a smarter energy future for the people and communities it serves ... North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.

Broadband bill would improve online access

The Vindicator 22 Feb 2021
In a recent floor speech urging its passage, O’Brien said, “Ohio’s promise of better lives, better jobs and brighter futures begins with an infrastructure that’s built for the future, that levels the playing field and connects everyday Ohioans to the tools they need to live a better life.”.

Could mass vaccinations at stadiums be in Ohio’s future? Capitol Letter

Cleveland 22 Feb 2021
Mike DeWine to offer their space, and other arenas have been suggested to the Ohio governor by coronavirus vaccine providers who want to partner with the teams for large-scale vaccinations ... But Ohio experienced similar cold without any major problems -- and it’s not just because Ohio has weatherized its infrastructure for extreme temperatures.

Does the grand jury system work in officer-involved shootings? The Wake Up for Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

Cleveland 22 Feb 2021
There also isn’t any timeline for when such sites would open, since those would depend on an increase in the number of vaccines sent to Ohio ... Ohio has weatherized its infrastructure for extreme temperatures, but policymakers will have to decide how to modernize the state’s electricity network as Ohio also tries to reduce its carbon footprint.

Expanding to Serve: FirstNet Surpasses 2.71 Million Square Miles Supporting More Than 2 Million Connections

Killeen Daily Herald 22 Feb 2021
So far, over half of these new sites have launched and every state in the nation is currently benefitting from the new wireless infrastructure ... As we build new cell sites, we're including fixed generators whenever possible and are committed to growing our fixed generator support on existing infrastructure.