Report: CEOs who pay poorly do fabulously

BY: - August 24, 2023

Ticketmaster isn’t just crappy to its customers and to the musicians for whose shows it manages ticket sales.  As a dominant event middleman, it tacks on hefty fees and has the effrontery to call them “convenience charges.” And bands complain that by the time parent company Live Nation Entertainment deducts its many cuts for their […]

Intel facility would avoid ‘redundant’ environmental review under U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown bill

BY: - July 21, 2023

Ohio U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is co-sponsoring a measure aimed at streamlining projects like the Licking County Intel facility funded by the CHIPs Act. The proposal would allow those projects to avoid a federal environmental review if they’ve already undergone a similar state or local process. Under the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, “major […]

First Lady Jill Biden visits Columbus touting new Ohio workforce hub initiative

BY: - July 13, 2023

First Lady Jill Biden visited Columbus Wednesday touting workforce efforts for the Intel fabrication facility going up in Licking County. Columbus will serve as one of five regional workforce hubs meant to train employees for in-demand jobs. The Biden administration has also tapped Phoenix, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and Augusta as part of the effort. Columbus State […]

Intel breaks ground at “Silicon Heartland” in Licking County

BY: - September 12, 2022

White tents sprung up like mushrooms Friday on the dusty patch of dirt where Intel is building two microchip factories. Returning to a line from his last state of the union address, President Biden called it a “field of dreams” serving notice that “the industrial Midwest is back.” “Since I took office, our economy has […]

Ohio gets one step closer to creating thousands of jobs, making billions thanks to CHIPS Act

BY: - July 25, 2022

The following article was originally published on and is published in the Ohio Capital Journal under a content-sharing agreement. Unlike other OCJ articles, it is not available for free republication by other news outlets as it is owned by WEWS in Cleveland.   The multi-billion dollar project in Ohio to revitalize the country’s supply […]