May 2, 2013 It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.
Apr 30, 2013 State tax receipts have rebounded and are set to exceed the pre-recession peaks. After severe budget cutbacks, states are spending the new money on...what?
Feb 12, 2013 Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal cuts income taxes and it lowers the sales tax, but there's a catch. It levies sales taxes on a big list of services for the first time.
Nov 7, 2012 Car country played a big role in President Obama's re-election last night. Michigan and Ohio both benefited from the auto industry bailout and both went for the President last night.
Nov 7, 2012 What does Obama's victory mean for the economy, monetary policy, and the fiscal cliff? Exit polls showed a majority of Ohioans favored the auto industry bailout which may have put Obama over the edge in the swing state.
Nov 1, 2012 Indie rockers The National take a break from a recording session in upstate New York to talk politics and election issues, and perform a version of their economically inspired "Bloodbuzz Ohio"
Jun 17, 2013 When Marketplace went looking for music that had something to say about this election year and the issues that affect regular Americans, The National volunteered its song, “Bloodbuzz Ohio.”
Jun 17, 2013 Reporter Krissy Clark sits down with the lead singer of The National to see how a 'non-political' band makes music in an election year.
Oct 29, 2012 An Ohio seat for U.S. House of Representatives is targeted by conservative super PAC that received $2.5 million from Chevron.
Dec 10, 2012 The presidential campaign talks a lot about coal in Ohio, but the fossil fuel of the moment is oil. Fracking has made possible a second oil boom, more than a century after the state's first one.