Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he plans to push against political adversaries during his second term, as he tries to enact restrictions on charter schools and reach a satisfactory compromise on renewable-energy mandates.
The Ohio Ethics Commission has ruled a tax break deal struck last year with Findlay-based Marathon Petroleum posed a potential conflict of interest for two directors of JobsOhio, the privatized economic-development entity spearheaded by Republican Governor John Kasich.
A coalition of gambling interests is citing a recent Ohio Supreme Court decision involving Governor John Kasich's privatized job-creation agency, JobsOhio, as grounds to dismiss a separate lawsuit challenging video lottery terminals at horse tracks.
A group critical of Governor John Kasich's private job creation entity, JobsOhio, says the California venture capitalist that served as its first president may have used that position to set himself up for a big payday in the future.
The Democrat who seeks to unseat Ohio Governor John Kasich next year says the state's privatized job-creation office needs stronger ethics and transparency rules to protect against conflicts of interest and corruption.