Democrat Attorney General candidate may face conflict in opioid suit

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s Democratic attorney general candidate is facing a potential conflict of interest that could affect his ability to prosecute the pharmaceutical industry in the state’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis if he is elected. Read More

Republican Troy Balderson leads 12th Congressional District race, poll finds

COLUMBUS, Ohio--A new poll in the special-election race for Ohio's 12th Congressional District indicates that Democrat Danny O'Connor has work to do if he hopes to upset Republican Troy Balderson. Read More

Sherrod Brown, Richard Cordray Oppose Bipartisan Dodd-Frank Reform as Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses Celebrate

Community banks — and those who depend on them — have plenty to celebrate. For America’s cash-strapped entrepreneurs, Dodd-Frank reform, singed Thursday by President Trump, is long overdue. Read More

U.S. Back At No. 1 Competitiveness Ranking — Will Trump's Critics Ever Admit To Being Wrong?

Have Donald Trump's policies had a big impact on the U.S. economy and its competitiveness? The answer, we think, is an obvious yes. Now comes a new report, based mainly on "hard" data, that confirms that. Read More

Optimism About Availability of Good Jobs Hits New Heights

Gallup 67% say now is a good time to find a quality job Optimism has been climbing throughout Trump presidency Republicans driving drastic turnaround in outlook Read More

Democrat Sherrod Brown’s appearance at forum begs question: Is he running for president?

Dayton Daily News Sen. Sherrod Brown said his appearance at a progressive forum along with a number of potential Democratic presidential candidates does not signal he plans to seek the presidency in 2020. Read More

Ohio jobless rate hits new 17-year-low in April

Columbus Dispatch Ohio's jobless rate hit a fresh 17-year-low in April as more people joined the state's labor force and all of them found work, the state said Friday. Read More

Shoppers Spent at Healthy Pace in April

AP WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, a sign that consumers may be rebounding from weak spending in the first three months of the year and driving better economic growth. Read More

Amazon to build distribution site in West Jefferson, add 1,500 jobs

Columbus Dispatch Amazon is expanding again in central Ohio. Read More

Under Republican Leadership US weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969

WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) - New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to their lowest level in more than 48 years last week, suggesting that March's slowdown in job growth was probably temporary. Read More