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July 12, 2007
Press Release


(Washington, DC)- Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-17) is proud to announce that $11,287,000 in federal investments have been appropriated for the 17th District. The money will go towards 27 separate education, health, transportation and public safety programs that will help improve the quality of life for residents of Northeast Ohio.  


“In order for us to attract and grow new jobs to our community, we need to show employers that our region’s leaders will be an active partner in the community. That means good roads, innovative education programs, a healthy community and a good infrastructure. I am committed to seeing our vision come together.” said Congressman Tim Ryan.  



A list of the projects that have been added to the appropriations bills for consideration of the full House of Representatives can be found below. In addition to House floor consideration, the three bills still require passage in the Senate and require the President’s signature before becoming law. 



1)      Trumbull County Lifelines, Warren, OH for behavioral health services.- $200,000

2)      Paula and Anthony Rich Center for the Study and Treatment of Autism, Youngstown, OH for distance learning technology programs.- $440,000

3)      Humility of Mary Health Partners, Youngstown, OH for health information technology. - $200,000

4)      Easter Seals of Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana Counties, Youngstown, OH for facilities and equipment.- $200,000

5)      Kent State University/Trumbull County, Warren, OH for regional training through the Northeast Ohio Advanced Manufacturing Institute.- $250,000

6)      Greater Akron Chamber, Akron, OH for a summer apprenticeship program for the youth.- $300,000

7)      Youngstown City School District, OH for a Pathways to Building Trades Program in the Youngstown and Warren, OH school districts.- $225,000

8)      Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH for a pilot K-12 attention enhancement for learning project.- $100,000

9)      Trumbull County Educational Service Center, Niles, OH for school robotics programs, which may include subgrants.- $185,000

10)   University of Akron, Akron, OH to link regional school districts with industry to promote STEM academic career pathways (Sutton).- $150,000

11)   Mahoning Avenue Improvements- $250,000

12)   Bus Purchases for Portage Area Transit- $300,000

13)   Kent State Multimodal Transport Facility- $200,000

14)   Beatitude House in Warren- $200,000

15)   Ohio Substance Abuse Interventions and Treatment Programs- $100,000

16)   Law Enforcement Task Force for Mahoning County- $300,000

17)   United Methodist Community Center PATH Program- $100,000

18)   East Akron Community House Youth Programs- $100,000

19)   Developing Options for Violent Emergencies (DOVE) Program- $50,000

20)   Adult Probation Department, Community Integration and Socialization Program- $100,000

21)   Lower Girard Lake Dam- $937,000

22)   Ravenna Arsenal Infrastructure Project, from Section 594- $1,000,000

23)   Parker Hannifin Corporation, Hybrid Hydraulic Drivetrain Program- $2,000,000

24)   Struthers South Interceptor Sewer Project- $1,300,000

25)   Brookfield Center North Sanitary Sewer- Phase II- $850,000

26)   Ohio River Clean Fuels, LLC. Northeastern Ohio Pipeline Scoping Study- $1,000,000

27)   CO2 Production and Emissions: A Lifecycle Comparison of FT Liquids and Fuels Derived from Crude Oil- R &D Clean Coal Power Imitative- $250,000