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U.S. Shale is a Boon to Manufacturers But Not Workers

This city has been down for so long, it's hard to believe what's risen up here in the heart of America's "Rust Belt."On an industrial site littered with scrap metal, a French-Japanese joint venture called Vallourec Star has just opened a $1.1 billion state-of-the-art steel pipe mill.The plant, the largest capital investment by a manufacturer in northeast Ohio since the 1960s and Youngstown's first new steel mill since the 1920s, is a big example of the money that has flowed into the state's industrial sector in recent years thanks to the surge in U.S. natural gas and oil drilling.The uptick in energy exploration has prompted companies like The Timken Co. and U.S. Steel Corp. to pump hundreds of millions of dollars into their plants in the state to boost production. Wayne Struble, the policy director for John Kasich, Ohio's Republican governor, said the flood of energy-related dollars could be a major "game changer" for the state.But state employment data, academic research and a week-l...

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    FBN’s Lou Dobbs on the states not setting up health-care exchanges because of the cost.

  2. Gov. Kasich on Turning the Ohio Economy Around

    Gov . John Kasich , (R- Ohio ), on how the state was able to boost its economy and job growth.

  3. Will Wisconsin Election Change Pension Regulations in U.S.?

    FBN’s Neil Cavuto on the national implications of the gubernatorial election in Wisconsin.

  4. Shell Heats Up Rust Belt Revival With Ethylene Cracker

    Shell Oil Co. is about to unveil the site of a future $2 billion petrochemical production unit, a project that symbolizes the natural gas-driven resurgence of the U....

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    Chiquita Brands International (NYSE:CQB) might as well have rewritten its iconic jingle, like this:"I'm Chiquita Banana and I've come to say, if you want me in your ...

  6. Ohio Backs Union Regulation

    Stewart Acuff of the Utility Union Workers of America discusses Ohio ’s decision to vote down regulation that would limit collective bargaining.

  7. Ohio Looking to Turn Economy Around

    Ohio Governor John Kasich breaks down how he is revamping the state’s budget and looking to reboot job creation.

  8. Gov. Kasich on the Federal Budget Battle

    Gov . John Kasich , (R- Ohio ), on the budget debate and efforts to reduce spending.

  9. Gov. Kasich on Budget Debate’s Impact on GOP

    Gov . John Kasich , (R- Ohio ), on the debate on the impact of the budget debate on the Republican Party's constituents.

  10. GM Reinvesting $2B in 18 U.S. Plants

    Governor John Kasich , (R- Ohio ), on GM creating jobs in his state.

  11. Kasich on Efforts to Cut Deficit

    Ohio Governor John Kasich on his efforts to balance the state's budget.

  12. Berkshire's David Sokol Calls it Quits

    FBN's Connell McShane with the latest details surrounding the resignation of David Sokol.

  1. Ohio to Vote on Tax Cut for Small Businesses

    The Ohio state Senate will vote this week on a tax cut for small business owners said to equal $1.4 billion over two years.

  2. States Get Creative in Reducing Costs of Health-Care Law

    Arkansas House Speaker Davy Carter on the state’s Medicaid proposal.

  3. Smuckers Lowers Coffee Prices

    FBN’s Stuart Varney breaks down the stories moving the markets early in the trading day.

  4. States Looking to Cut Income Taxes to Balance Budgets

    The Manhattan Institute’s Steve Eide on governors’ push to cut income taxes in an effort help state budgets.

  5. Putting Students First

    Former Washington DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee on how to fix the education system.

  6. Virginia Governor Proposes Eliminating the Gas Tax

    Gov. Bob McDonnell, (R-Va.), on efforts to end the state’s gas tax and increase its sales tax.

  7. Who Holds the Cards in the Fiscal Cliff Negotiations?

    Republican Strategist Ron Christie, Democratic Strategist Hank Sheinkopf and Republican Pollster Kellyanne Conway on efforts to avoid the fiscal cliff.

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