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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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8:01 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Still No Deal Between Gov. And Auditor Over Subpoena Of JobsOhio Records

The dispute over the State Auditor's authority to audit the financial records of the governor's public-private job creation entity JobsOhio continues, as the deadline to meet a subpoena looms.

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7:48 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Transparency At JobsOhio Complicated By Request To Get “Questions In Writing”

The continuing questions surrounding transparency at Governor John Kasich's job-creating entity JobsOhio came up again in a routine meeting Monday that ended with a statement that shocked many observers.

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7:47 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Yost Wants To Audit JobsOhio

Many Democrats in the state legislature have been raising questions about public money put into the state's private non profit jobs development corporation, JobsOhio.

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12:15 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

JobsOhio Adding Staff

The private, nonprofit job-creation agency JobsOhio is doubling its staff and expanding its outreach efforts now that it's gone to market with a 1.5 billion dollar bond sale.

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5:22 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Kasich Denounces Critics of JobsOhio

Ohio’s Republican Governor John Kasich had harsh words Thursday for Democrats and other critics of the new privatized economic development agency called Jobs Ohio.

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6:43 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Ohio Supreme Court Will Hear Case Against JobsOhio


The Ohio Supreme Court will take up the case against Ohio’s non profit, private job creation corporation, JobsOhio. ProgressOhio, a liberal leaning advocacy group, has been trying to get the state’s highest court to accept the case.

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