infrastructure law

DeWine touts achievements, commits to mental health in inaugural speech

BY: - January 10, 2023

In the Ohio Statehouse rotunda Monday, Gov. Mike DeWine struck an optimistic tone to begin his second term as governor. The 76-year-old has spent more than half his life in public office, and the next four years may well be his last in an elected post. He begins the term after securing big corporate investments […]

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, Kentucky ink agreement to pursue federal infrastructure funding for Brent Spence Bridge

BY: - March 1, 2022

Gov. Mike DeWine is teaming up with Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear for a joint effort to improve the Brent Spence Bridge. The agreement signed Monday in Covington, KY is the first step in the process of securing funding from the bipartisan infrastructure bill approved last year. “The Brent Spence Bridge is a stout and sturdy […]

States to Feds: Don’t tell us how to spend infrastructure money

BY: - February 22, 2022

Story from Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. State and local leaders from both parties are at odds with the Biden administration over how billions of dollars in new infrastructure money should be spent. Republican governors are upset over a federal memo seeking to limit dollars for highway expansions. Western states and some […]

Bridge funding in infrastructure law on the way to states

BY: - January 18, 2022

The federal government will begin releasing more than $5 billion for distressed bridges in the first year of funding under the recent infrastructure law, President Joe Biden said in a Friday video message. He specifically mentioned the Brent Spence Bridge connecting Ohio and Kentucky, the Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington and […]