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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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7:17 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Local Kasich Supporter Got State Tax Breaks

Two subsidiaries of Columbus-based Worthington Industries - which helped sustain Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich's political career and contributed to his personal bank account - have received tax breaks worth more than 619 thousand dollars.

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6:44 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Another JobsOhio Legal Challenge

An attorney who played a leading role in a legal challenge of Governor John Kasich's private job-creation entity has filed her own constitutional challenge against JobsOhio with the state Supreme Court.

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12:50 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Kasich Touts New Jobs, Deflects JobsOhio Criticism

The southwestern Ohio community of Wilmington is a little closer to recovering the thousands of jobs lost with the departure of DHL a few years ago.

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7:49 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Report of JobsOhio Board's Links Prompts Calls For Ethics Investigation

An investigative report shows the majority of members on the state’s private job development company board, JobsOhio, are invested with businesses that are receiving state incentives through that organization.

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6:33 am
Thu August 1, 2013

JobsOhio Board Members Tied To Companies Getting Tax Breaks

Six of nine board members at JobsOhio, Governor John Kasich's privatized job creation entity, have ties to companies that received tax credits or other assistance since Kasich took office in 2011.

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12:18 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Two Former Lawmakers Want JobsOhio Lawsuit Blocked

Two former Republican state lawmakers who helped make the job-creation entity JobsOhio a reality tell the Ohio Supreme Court a lawsuit against the agency should not be allowed to proceed.

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7:00 am
Tue June 25, 2013

JobsOhio Affiliate Underwrote College Hoops Game, Buys Branding Campaign

Receipts show an affiliate of Ohio's job-creation agency JobsOhio spent 15 thousand taxpayer dollars for a Dayton-area development agency to help underwrite the 2012 NCAA basketball game attended by Governor John Kasich, President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron.

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7:16 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Yost Makes First Public Comments Since Legislature Blocked His Authority To Audit JobsOhio

State Auditor David Yost yesterday made his first public comments about the newly-passed measure that blocks his authority to audit JobsOhio.

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7:28 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Yost Gets Backing Of Senate Democrats

A day after a measure blocking the Republican State Auditor from auditing Governor John Kasich's private job creation entity JobsOhio passed the Ohio House, Auditor David Yost got some support from members of the opposition party in the Senate.

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7:13 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Committee Approves JobsOhio Clarification

An Ohio House committee has approved a bill seeking to clear up a controversy over Governor John Kasich's job creation entity JobsOhio.

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7:55 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Ohio House Dems Call For Reporting Reforms For JobsOhio

Democrats in the Ohio House are proposing a series of reforms they say will make Gov. John Kasich's private nonprofit job-creation office, JobsOhio, more accountable to the public.

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6:28 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Cupp's Job Raising Ethical Questions

Former Republican Ohio Supreme Court Justice Robert Cupp's new job is raising ethical issues in the legal battle over GOP Governor John Kasich's nonprofit job-creation agency JobsOhio.

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8:23 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Effort To Force JobsOhio Officials To Testify Fails

Ohio House Democrats failed yesterday in their attempt to force leaders of JobsOhio to appear before a state legislative panel amid questions over the nonprofit job creation entity's spending.

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12:22 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

JobsOhio Complies With Subpoena

Ohio's private non-profit job creation agency says it complied with the subpoena issued by State Auditor David Yost to turn over its private financial records.

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