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Posted January 13, 2002 in Press Releases
by Alison Grant
The biomedical industry poses tantalizing possibilities for job expansion but is overemphasized as an engine for economic growth in Northeast Ohio.
So concludes a local study that points to numbers showing that biotechnology... read more
Posted November 14, 2001 in Press Releases
Cincinnati City Beat
The city of Cincinnati's characterization on the national stage as one of America's most "livable" cities was undeniably challenged in the aftermath of the urban uprising this past April.
Full Article read more
Posted September 27, 2001 in Press Releases
Study indicates system needs to change eligibility requirementsby Jennine Zeleznik
Dayton Daily News
COLUMBUS | About one out of three unemployed Ohioans received benefits last year because of tough requirements that disqualify many potential applicants, a study... read more
Posted September 26, 2001 in Press Releases
by Catherine Candisky
It seldom pays to be out of work in Ohio.
Fewer unemployed people receive benefits in this state than in most others because Ohio has some of the strictest eligibility standards in the... read more
Posted September 19, 2001 in Press Releases
by Lisa Fine
One out of three students who received aid for private school tuition through the Cleveland voucher program had already been enrolled in a private school before receiving the publicly funded benefits, concludes... read more
Posted September 03, 2001 in Press Releases
Dayton Daily News
A new report released during the weekend revealed what most people probably intuitively knew already: that Ohioans, and Americans as a whole, are working harder and longer than ever each week.
What's more, despite... read more
Posted August 20, 2001 in Press Releases
Group finds workers above poverty level require aid to get by
When Joshua and Shalon Jarrell married four years ago, they never expected they'd need government assistance to provide for their children.
They always thought they'd... read more
Posted August 06, 2001 in Press Releases
Akron Beacon Journal
by Candace Goforth
Women in Ohio have less earning power and attain fewer four-year college degrees than their sisters across the nation, recent studies show.
According to supplemental data from the 2000 census, Ohio women... read more