Bankster alert: Tom Harkin introduces Glass-Steagall bill in Senate
Sen. Tom Harkin on Thursday introduced S. 985, which would rebuild the wall that had once separated commercial banking from brokerage and investment speculation.
Thu May 09, 2013
Kaptur aide attends DeJesus homecoming
Steve Fought, communications director for U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur , was one of the people in the crowd for the welcome-home celebration for Gina DeJesus.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Huffington Post
House GOP Passes Bill Loosening Overtime Laws
As part of their efforts to rebrand the GOP as a more caring party, House Republicans passed a hotly debated bill Wednesday that would loosen federal overtime laws, allowing for "comp" time instead of pay for private-sector employees who work more than 40 hours in a week.
Mon May 06, 2013
Congress to be hit with hard push to restore Glass-Steagall banking law
As America's workforce continues to shrivel in a stalled economy, a political activist group is calling for a " National Week of Action ," beginning Monday.
Joe the Plumber wants to prepare you for a zombie apocalypse
JoeforAmerica.com , led by former congressional candidate Joe Wurzelbacher, says it will give away an AR-15 to help remind Americans that in times of disaster, one needs to be well armed.
Sun May 05, 2013
The BIG One
Parma celebrates Polish heritage
The 65th annual Polish Constitution Day parade stepped off in Parma Sunday afternoon.
Sat May 04, 2013
Rep. Kaptur in deleted tweet: 'Obama is the worst socialist ever'
Rep. Marcy Kaptur jokingly labelled President Obama "the worst socialist ever" in a tweet deleted from her official account Friday.
Banking on Congress, 'Week of Action' begins Monday in D.C.
As America's workforce continues to shrivel in a stalled economy, a political activist group is calling for a "National Week of Action," beginning Monday.
The Plain Dealer
Sequester reduces jobless benefits in Ohio by more than 16%
Many keep looking for a job hoping to land one. Until they do, many must rely on unemployment benefits.
Thu May 02, 2013
12th annual Ambulance Chase to race through park on May 5: Lakewood Postings
Presented by Donald Martens & Sons Ambulance Services, the event is for everyone, says Joe Gibbons , event co-chair. Funds raised at the chase are used for patient care needs at Lakewood Hospital.
Wed May 01, 2013
Berea's Quarrytown begins its plant growing season with the help of federal, county officials
Sheila Porubsky grabbed a hand shovel and dug a small hole in the raised bed. She gently lifted a lettuce plant with her gloved hands, placed it in the hole and gathered dirt around it.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Aging world focuses on hunger
Hunger, especially among senior citizens, is a growing problem of the future, according to the keynote speaker at the "annual legislative breakfast" Monday sponsored by the Area Office on Aging.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Cold, waves don't deter Ohio quarter seekers
Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial at Put-in-Bay, Ohio, along with a full-length portrait of Master Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry, graces the reverse of the 2013 Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial quarter dollar.
Rep. Kaptur seeks Cuyahoga office
With Cuyahoga County residents now outnumbering Lucas County residents in the district, U..S. Rep.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
American Institute of Physics
Rep. Bill Foster on FY 2014 Department of Energy Appropriations Legislation
An integral part of the appropriations process are requests that representatives and senators make to the appropriations committees regarding future funding legislation.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Girl Scouts celebrate a year of achievement
The organization held its 36th annual Awards of Distinction dinner on Monday at Sunnehanna Country Club and honored leaders in the community who uphold the mission of Girl Scouting - to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who strive to make the world a better place.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Democrats and "Progressives" who voted for CISPA. Let's hold them accountable
While America was watching Boston this week, a Satan sandwich was being passed in Washington.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
The Plain Dealer
Demolishing vacant homes will help build community: Jim Rokakis
A pile of rubble was all that remained after a home on West 32nd Street in Cleveland was demolished on Feb.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Ohio Newspaper Association
"We Believe in Newspapers" Leadership Conference
"Newspapers publishers are everywhere today, throughout the House and Senate buildings, discussing postal issues," was the word on the Hill.