Ohio Governor John Kasich

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7:55 am
Thu February 28, 2013

E-school Parents Lobby Lawmakers

Many Ohio children study online through state funded e-schools.

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6:56 am
Thu February 28, 2013

House Panel Approves Turnpike Bond Sale

The Ohio House Finance Committee has approved Republican Governor John Kasich's proposal to raise 1.5 billion dollars for state highway projects through Ohio Turnpike bonds.

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8:16 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Tea Party To Back GOP Primary Challengers

Ohio Tea Party activists say they will back Republican candidates who challenge any GOP lawmakers voting for the expansion of Medicaid.

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7:56 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Democrats Criticize Turnpike Bill

Minority Democrats in the Ohio House say key public promises made by Governor John Kasich are absent from a bill authorizing the sale of 1.5 billion dollars in Ohio Turnpike bonds to fund highway projects.

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12:22 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Deal Ends Probe Of Schools Chief

Franklin Schools Superintendent Arnol Elam has agreed to pay the costs of his letter to parents and a new one saying he made some inappropriate statements about the Governor and some state lawmakers.

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9:38 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Medicaid Divides Kasich, Tea Party

Ohio's John Kasich is one of the nation's most conservative governors.

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8:44 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Plan To Borrow Against Turnpike Revenue Begins

Ohio Turnpike officials are laying the groundwork for Governor John Kasich's plan to borrow against toll revenue.

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7:15 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Lawmakers Hear More On Medicaid Expansion

An Ohio House committee Thursday heard more details of Governor John Kasich's plan to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law.

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8:44 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Governor Says Budget Plan Not Fracturing His Party

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is brushing off suggestions that policies in his two-year state budget proposal are fracturing his party.

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12:24 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Fracking Radioactive Waste Plan In State Budget Proposal

Radioactive waste from oil and gas drilling would face new testing, reporting and tracking requirements before going to landfills under a proposal included in Governor John Kasich's state budget plan.

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6:57 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Critics Say Ohioans Will Pay More Under Tax Plan

Ohio Governor John Kasich says his tax reform plan is an overall 1.4 billion dollar net tax cut.

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6:24 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Hurdles To Taxing Services Abound

Ohio Governor John Kasich's plan to tax the services of attorneys, lobbyists and accountants faces a host of hurdles.

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8:13 am
Tue February 5, 2013

State Budget Includes Medicaid Expansion

Governor John Kasich's two year state budget plan proposes expanding Medicaid services, a move that would give 365-thousand poor people access to health care.

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9:35 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Governor Releases Education Plan

Ohio Governor John Kasich will be in Cincinnati today to talk about his new school-funding plan.

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9:40 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Businesses And Schools Await Kasich Education Plan

The Ohio Business Roundtable is urging Governor John Kasich to push hard on education changes in his state budget plan.

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12:35 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Drillers Continue Fighting Severance Tax Hike

The American Petroleum Institute estimates Ohio's natural gas boom could bring over four billion dollars in revenue to the state over the next several years.

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7:54 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Governor Orders New Mental Health Funding

Ohio Governor John Kasich had ordered five million new dollars be spent helping families with a mentally-ill child who could turn violent. Kasich says officials were working on the idea for the extra intervention and counseling before the Connecticut school shootings put the spotlight on ways to prevent violence.


Mental health officials say the money could help pay for emergency treatment for mentally-ill children who have been threatening. Or it could help parents get a temporary break from the daily responsibilities of caring for a troubled child.

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8:23 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Governor Signs Autism Paperwork

For 6 years, Ohio lawmakers debated but never approved a bill requiring insurance companies to pay for autism treatment for children.

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7:25 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Possible Challengers To Governor Kasich

Now that Former Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has announced he won't run again in 20-14, the question turns to who the party will find to challenger Republican incumbent John Kasich.

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5:54 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Governor Calls For Moment Of Silence

Ohio Governor John Kasich is calling for a moment of silence at 9:30 this morning, honoring those who lost their lives in the Connecticut school shootings last week.

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