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Hefty job growth targeted in Valley’s new economic development district

“I’m very optimistic about what this region is going to do,” DeWine said before a full house at the Eastwood Event Centre in Niles. “We’ve done well in the last four or five years (and) we’re going to see more growth in the future.”The development is being hailed as a game changer by the Youngstown […]

Creating a New Four County Development District

Advocates for the creation of a seventh JobsOhio region that comprises Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties point to the attention the region is getting as ample justification to sever it from the greater northeastern Ohio region. JobsOhio, the state’s economic development arm, is in discussions with the office of Gov. Mike DeWine, stakeholders from […]

Governor Backs
Plan for Valley

New economic development district gets DeWine’s OK. Gov. Mike DeWine said he supports a proposal to establish an economic development district to focus on job creation and business growth in the Mahoning Valley. During an interview with a group of Ohio newspaper editors last week, DeWine said he’s been approached by officials with the Youngstown […]