Engineer: Not enough money to keep up with deteriorating roads

WKBN by Gerry Ricciutti Youngstown, OH February 16th, 2017 Between Mahoning County and the City of Youngstown, close to $20 million will be spent to resurface about a dozen different roads. – As local road departments are busy clearing away snow and ice, county engineers are already making plans for their summer paving programs. Senator Sherrod Brown wants to invest...

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Ohio lawmakers should increase state gas tax

The Vindicator by Robin Schuler Youngstown, OH February 19th, 2017 Ohio lawmakers should increase state gas tax A recent Vindicator article expressing the outlook from the Mahoning County engineer on our crumbling roads should not be ignored. Ohio legislators simply need to bite the bullet and raise the gas tax. The price of gas has bounced up and down a bit but has...

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