JobsOhio, the state’s plan to sell $1.5 billion in bonds backed by liquor sales to spur private economic development, cleared a hurdle with a ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court that opponents couldn’t sue over it.
The Ohio General Assembly approved a bill to freeze standards for electricity efficiency and generation from renewable sources, marking the sharpest break from a three-decade campaign by 29 U.S. states.
The mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, says he wonders whether a well used to dispose of wastewater from oil and natural-gas drilling is making his city shake. Just to be safe, he’s bought earthquake insurance.
The largest U.S. banks, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc., have been able to borrow more cheaply in bond markets than smaller rivals, in part because of investor perceptions that they were too big to fail, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York researcher.