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Stark County ambulance owner fights to protect workers due Amazon’s coronavirus restrictions

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Stark County ambulance owner fights to protect workers due Amazon's coronavirus restrictions Alliance Review Published on April 10, 2020 A North Canton-based ambulance service with 24 active stations in West Virginia and Ohio, had difficulty getting Amazon to deliver medical supplies, leaving his employees to fend for themselves against COVID-19. At least until a congressman and The Canton Reposit... Read more »

Bill Johnson Statement on PTTGCA Tax Agreements

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after PTTGCA Global Chemical America and Daelim Corporation and the Belmont County commissioners, Mead Township trustees, and the Shadyside Board of Education approved tax agreements which would result in significant payments for the county, township, and school district should the proposed ethane cracker plant proceed: Read more »

Congressman Johnson (R-OH) praises Ohio-based manufacturers amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Congressman Johnson (R-OH) praises Ohio-based manufacturers amid COVID-19 outbreak WTRF Published on March 25, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the U.S., many industries have begun to convert to the manufacture of masks, ventilators and other medical supplies. Car-maker Ford Motor Company has announce the conversion of plants that made F-150 pickup trucks will now make ventilators. O... Read more »

Unemployment down, opportunities up, congressman says

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Unemployment down, opportunities us, congressman says The Daily Jeff Published on March 9, 2020 The unemployment rate in Guernsey County and across the nation is the lowest it has been in nearly five decades, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson said. Speaking to the board of the Cambridge-Guernsey County Community Improvement Corporation on Friday, Johnson reported that the unemployment rate has dropped from ... Read more »

Scrappers Ask Valley to Step Up to the Plate

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The Youngstown Business Journal Published February 20, 2020 For two decades, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers have provided local fans their first glimpses of future All-Stars, including Francisco Lindor and C.C. Sabathia. Now, with the team’s future in doubt, the Scrappers are asking for fans help in convincing Major League Baseball to spare the team. Last year, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred put forw... Read more »

Cracker plant progress slow but steady

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The companies that have proposed construction of an ethane cracker plant in Belmont County began 2019 with environmental permits for construction in hand, but they still faced a legal challenge and have note yet made a final investment decision. Read more »

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