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Biden to nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero as FDIC chair after abrupt departure of predecessor

Jun. 13, 2024 18:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden will nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero to replace Martin Gruenberg as head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The announcement from the White House on Thursday came after Gruenberg’s tenure became marred by allegations of workplace...

IRS decides people who got money from Norfolk Southern after Ohio derailment won't be taxed on it

Jun. 05, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

Most people who received money from Norfolk Southern in the wake of last year's fiery train derailment in eastern Ohio won't have to pay taxes on millions of dollars in aid payments after all. The Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday that most of the payments people who live near...

Republicans make Biden's EV push an election-year issue as Democrats take a more nuanced approach

Jun. 02, 2024 10:30 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Donald Trump says the Biden administration's policy to promote electric vehicles is a “radical plan” that would kill the economy in automaking states. Republican allies in the petroleum industry have spent millions on ads that say President Joe Biden's tax credit for EV...

The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's toxic workplace culture

May. 20, 2024 18:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The White House said Monday that the chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will step down, a departure that follows the release earlier this month of a damning report about the agency’s toxic workplace culture. The White House said Martin Gruenberg...

Money isn't enough to smooth the path for Republican candidates hoping to retake the Senate

May. 07, 2024 11:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated by the seemingly endless cash flowing to Democrats, Republicans aiming to retake the Senate have rallied around candidates with plenty of their own money. The goal is to neutralize Democrats' roughly 2-to-1 financial advantage, among the few bright...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Apr. 29, 2024 07:11 AM EDT

Marietta Times. April 27, 2024. Editorial: Lawmakers must continue progress Slowly but surely, Ohio lawmakers are progressing in the effort to better protect victims, rather than offering protection to criminals. On Wednesday, the state Senate voted unanimously to...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Mar. 25, 2024 07:22 AM EDT

Toledo Blade. March 20, 2024. Editorial: Ohio still battleground The primary election results on Tuesday night have set the stage for northwest Ohio campaigns that will do much to decide leadership of both the U.S. House and Senate and have kept Toledo’s city...

Senate rival Frank LaRose joins other GOP Ohio officeholders in endorsing Bernie Moreno

Mar. 21, 2024 18:21 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose joined other GOP statewide officeholders Thursday in endorsing his former rival, Republican Senate nominee Bernie Moreno — after a bruising and expensive primary in which he repeatedly attacked his rival as untrustworthy. ...