Ohio Governor John Kasich


Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio rescinded his endorsement of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump late Saturday night, joining a growing list of party members withdrawing support and calling for him to drop out of the race. This comes after the release of a 2005 video showing Trump making vulgar and sexually aggressive comments about women.

As Ohio's heroin overdose epidemic nears a record high in deaths, lobbyists representing prescription drug makers poured more than 3.5 million into Ohio political coffers over the last decade.


Ohio Governor John Kasich has ordered the creation of a hotline for oil-and-gas emergencies, and authorized two state departments to start setting it up.

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he's focused on backing his party's congressional candidates this fall and won't talk about supporting a presidential candidate.


Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed into law a bill increasing the cap on the state's motion picture tax credit at 40 million dollars per project each year.

Kasich Won't Attend RNC

Jun 29, 2016

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he will not attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next month.

Karen Kasler

Ohio Governor John Kasich has vetoed a bill that would have required voters to post a cash bond if they want a court to order polling places to stay open late on Election Day. 

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed a bill requiring public water systems to alert residents faster when high lead levels are detected. 


A federal district judge has delivered a legal victory to Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted and a voter sued by Libertarians for their roles in disqualifying the party's gubernatorial candidate from the fall 2014 ballot. 


Ohio Governor John Kasich says he is not ready to endorse presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

State of Ohio

The governor has named a new chair of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

What's Ahead For Kasich

May 6, 2016
Jo Ingles

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich’s exit from the presidential campaign raises questions about his future and that of his party.

The State Controlling Board has released another 2.5 million dollars to the State Highway Patrol, with some of that going to provide security for Governor John Kasich on the presidential campaign trail.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor John Kasich called for accelerating income-tax cuts, taking a hard look at congressional redistricting and promoting arts education in schools in his annual State of the State address last night in Marietta.


Ohio Governor and Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich stressed his commitment to Israel during a speech yesterday to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the nation's top pro-Israel lobbying group.


Former U.N. Ambassador Bill Richardson says he met with North Korean diplomats to request the release of an Ohio native on Tuesday, the day before 21-year-old Otto Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years for trying to steal a propaganda banner.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Democratic Party chair David Pepper says he believes the number of Ohioans affiliated with the party will shrink because some crossed over to vote in the GOP presidential primary. 


Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich won his first presidential primary, here in his home state.


Governor John Kasich won last night's Republican presidential primary in Ohio, besting billionaire Donald Trump and keeping his campaign alive.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor John Kasich kicked off his Republican presidential statewide campaign yesterday in Columbus.