new numbersfrom the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. In comparison, the U.S. unemployment rate was at 7.8 percent in December. The amount of unemployed dropped from 391,000 to 388,000. Unfortunately, the amount of employed also dropped, indicating that some people are leaving the labor force.
politicized redistricting. The admission from a memo titled “How a Strategy of Targeting State Legislative Races in 2010 Led to a Republican U.S. House Majority in 2013.” The report even singled out Ohio as a state that benefited Republicans due to redistricting. CityBeat previously covered the issue in-depth
Cincinnati is among three finalists in the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Earth Hour City Challenge. The contest judges efforts to combat global warming. Cincinnati, Chicago and San Francisco were chosen by WWF and g
lobal management consultancy Accenture for preparing their cities for a “climate-friendly future,” according to a statement from WWF.
take monthsfor legislators to sort through. The proposals include major changes to taxes, the Ohio Turnpike, education and Medicaid.
leverage Greater Cincinnati’s water technologies. The agreement seeks to spur legislation, according to the Business Courier .
$3.1 billionin free health care in 2010, up from $2.9 billion in 2009, according to an Ohio Hospital Association report.
On the bright side, overall crime is down in Cincinnati.
raise prices this year.
may begin cutting jobs.
establish national parks on Mars.