JobsOhio

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7:08 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Gambling Interests Say JobsOhio Ruling Protects Them From Suit

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.

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6:29 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Attorney Tries Complex Tactic In New Challenge To JobsOhio’s Constitutionality

Two weeks after the Ohio Supreme Court threw out a constitutional challenge against JobsOhio, another attorney is trying a complex tactic to get the court to consider the question. 

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11:58 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court Rules On Standing And JobsOhio

The Ohio Supreme Court’s decision on JobsOhio doesn’t say anything about whether the legislature’s creation of that public-private entity was constitutional. 

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8:07 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Ohio House Democrats Push For Transparency Measures

Minority Democrats in the state legislature have long called for more transparency from Majority Republicans and GOP Governor John Kasich.

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12:35 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Cookie Maker Gets State, Local Tax Breaks

The flower-selling company that owns Cheryl’s Cookies is expanding its facility in Westerville.

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7:48 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Group Wants Records Involving JobsOhio, Kvamme

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.

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5:32 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

State Auditor Releases Long-Awaited JobsOhio Report

State Auditor Dave Yost has completed his audit of the state’s non profit job creation company, JobsOhio.

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9:17 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Ohio Supreme Court Hears Preliminary Case of JobsOhio Constitutionality

Maurice Thompson of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law arguing before the Supreme Court
Karen Kasler OPR

The Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over who may file a lawsuit to settle the question of whether the state's job creation entity, JobsOhio, is constitutional.

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7:01 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Ohio House Democrats Push Package Of Government Reforms

Democrats in the Ohio House are advocating a package of proposals they say would make state government more accessible and accountable.

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6:36 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Former JobsOhio Chief Sought Private Investment By Pension Fund

A spokesperson says the former head of Ohio Governor John Kasich's job-creation entity JobsOhio approached the state's largest pension fund seeking private investment business but was rejected.

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7:26 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Despite State Tax Break, Verizon Cutting Jobs

More than 300 jobs will be lost in the consolidation of a wireless voice and data business that received a tax credit recommended by JobsOhio, the state's privatized nonprofit job creation board.

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6:38 am
Fri September 27, 2013

More Details On Potential Conflicts-Of-Interest At JobsOhio

The Ohio Ethics Commission has warned six of nine directors of JobsOhio's board their business interests raise potential conflicts of interest.

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6:53 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Commission Finds Possible Conflicts At JobsOhio

The Ohio Ethics Commission has found possible conflicts-of-interest by employees of JobsOhio, the private jobs entity created by Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich.

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5:12 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

State Auditor Says JobsOhio Audit Will Be Ready In October

Ohio’s Auditor Dave Yost says he still wants some answers about how JobsOhio, the state’s private non-profit job creation company, is spending its money.

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5:43 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Details Proposal For JobsOhio

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.

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4:57 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Democrat Wants To Rush JobsOhio Audit

Democrats are hammering on the Governor’s public-private job creating entity as another law related to JobsOhio takes effect. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has the latest.

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7:45 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Dems Want IG To Probe JobsOhio

Two Democratic state lawmakers are asking Ohio Inspector General Randall Meyer to investigate possible conflicts of interest at Republican Governor John Kasich's private job-creation entity, JobsOhio.

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6:40 am
Fri August 23, 2013

SUPCO Sets Date To Hear JobsOhio Challenge

The Republican-controlled Ohio Supreme Court has set a November 6th date to hear oral arguments over whether opponents of JobsOhio have the standing to sue.

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12:51 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Democrats Push For Ban On Governor Receiving Outside Funds

Recent controversy involving Governor Kasich’s deferred compensation payments from a company that has received money through JobsOhio has prompted some Democratic State Representatives to propose a new bill.

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9:02 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Democrats Want Closer Scrutiny Of Tax Credit Recipients

Democrats are continuing to sound off about a recent report that Columbus-based Worthington Industries received more than 600-thousand dollars worth of state tax credits under Governor John Kasich, who received a salary as a board member and deferred compensation payouts from that company.

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