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Nina Turner files FEC paperwork for possible 2022 congressional rematch against Shontel Brown

Cleveland 28 Sep 2021
The third constitutional challenge to Ohio’s new legislative maps was filed at the Ohio Supreme Court on Monday ... senator for Ohio has to fight for Ohioans. Rob Portman negotiated a slimmed-down, very targeted infrastructure bill that will dramatically help Ohio’s economy, and I’m the only one that supported it.
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The top 10 most expensive state highway construction projects in Ohio right now

Cleveland 28 Sep 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Transportation spends roughly $1.5 billion per year on highway and bridge construction projects ... In general, most ODOT construction projects involve maintaining or replacing existing infrastructure.
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NOACA secures funding for regional development, investment strategies

The Willoughby News-Herald 27 Sep 2021
The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency secured two grants to address economic development planning and finance investment strategies for Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina counties, according to a news release ... Department of Transportation to implement a Regional Infrastructure Accelerators Demonstration Program.
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Child care funding controversial among area legislators

Springfield News-Sun 27 Sep 2021
Seven of the Dayton region’s 27 members of Congress and the Ohio Legislature responded to this newspaper’s questions about growing calls for reforms, including additional funding, to resolve the child care crisis and expand preschool options ... Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio ... Rob Portman, R-Ohio, oppose Biden’s proposal.
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Pa. Turnpike tolls outpace passenger vehicle rates in neighboring states

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 26 Sep 2021
Pennsylvania drivers who cross onto the Ohio Turnpike notice at significant difference other than the flat terrain ... The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission has funded 13 state transportation projects with $1.38 billion in toll revenue bonds generated in 2013 and 2018.
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These Republicans helped craft the infrastructure bill. They might not vote for it.

Politico 26 Sep 2021
Congress These Republicans helped craft the infrastructure bill ... House GOP leaders are fiercely whipping against Biden's infrastructure bill ... A motley gang of deal-making House Republicans took partial credit for pushing through President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan this summer ... Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and others.
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It's time for a modern-era Civilian Conservation Corps

The Athens Messenger 25 Sep 2021
As Congress negotiates an infrastructure bill, there is opportunity to invest in infrastructure projects and job creation for Ohio’s urban and rural communities ... The National Wildlife Federation and its affiliate, the Ohio Conservation Federation, fully support the inclusion of Casey’s legislation into a final infrastructure plan for the country.
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Local businesses address supply chain

Lima Ohio 25 Sep 2021
At the event, local business owners heard about the supply chain issues facing the manufacturing and logistics industries, as well as why Ohio could be better positioned for a comeback compared to other states across the country ...The state of Ohio has a very strong logistics infrastructure,” he said.
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Resurrecting the railroad in Ohio

CNBC 25 Sep 2021
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on the impact a new infrastructure bill could have on a small town in Ohio ... .
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Biden cybersecurity leaders back incident reporting legislation as ‘absolutely critical’

Federal News Radio 24 Sep 2021
During a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing today, CISA Director Jen Easterly and National Cyber Director Chris Inglis offered support for incident reporting legislation put forth by Chairman Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Ranking Member Rob Portman (R-Ohio).
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Here are the Central Ohio highway projects the state is pursuing next

Business Journal 24 Sep 2021
The Transportation Review Advisory Council gave final approval for more than $80 million of new transportation infrastructure funding commitments in Central Ohio over the next four years ... .
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Construction expected to start by spring on Springfield airport ‘advanced air mobility’ research facility

Springfield News-Sun 24 Sep 2021
Springfield has been awarded $6 million from the U.S ... It is expected to be used by both the Air Force and private industry ... The airport in Springfield was awarded a $226,000 grant earlier this year from JobsOhio’s Ohio Site Inventory Program (OSIP) for infrastructure work to support charging stations and flight simulators for “flying car” technology.
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Bipartisan infrastructure plan would benefit Warren and all of Ohio: William “Doug” Franklin

Cleveland 22 Sep 2021
The bipartisan infrastructure package directs dollars to improve water quality not just locally but across the state, ... I urge all members of Ohio’s House congressional delegation to support passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill and invest in our communities and our future.
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Republicans hoping to reclaim their party need to unite behind Matt Dolan’s Senate bid: editorial

Cleveland 22 Sep 2021
Rob Portman next year need look no farther than how the leading contenders reacted to the Cincinnati Republican’s bipartisan infrastructure compromise that could steer billions to Ohio ... their unreasoning opposition to a bipartisan infrastructure deal that Ohio so clearly needs.
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Don Walko: We can create jobs without sacrificing environment

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 22 Sep 2021
ReImagine Appalachia supports the resident’s American Jobs Plan and the Senate-passed infrastructure bill. At the same time, the coalition wants to ensure that Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Kentucky get their fair share of the resources proposed in them, and that those resources will create jobs with good wages and benefits.
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