Ohio Governor John Kasich

Gordon Gee To Lead State Higher Education Study

Oct 22, 2013

Former Ohio State University President Gordon Gee will lead a state study into ways to make college more affordable.

Beginning Tuesday, Ohioans can sign up on the new marketplace for health insurance called exchanges. But thousands of low income Ohioans would be eligible for Medicaid coverage if the state were to expand the program.

Governor John Kasich has named the higher education leaders who will lead collaboration on which construction projects Ohio's public colleges and universities will include in next year's capital budget.

Kasich To Donate Campaign Contributions To Charity

Sep 27, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich will donate to charity more than 22 thousand dollars in campaign contributions he received from a businessman accused of skirting campaign finance laws while funneling thousands of dollars to two congressional campaigns.

Kasich Approves Emergency Funding For Food Banks

Sep 24, 2013

While Congress continues fighting over cuts to the food stamp program, Ohio food banks are getting money from state government.

Former GOP Lawmaker To Run For Governor

Sep 19, 2013

Former Republican State Representative Charlie Earl says he will run for governor next year as a libertarian.

9/11 Commemoration Message Is Unity

Sep 11, 2013
Jo Ingles Ohio Public Radio

Unity was the theme of a memorial service held in Columbus for the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place a dozen years ago in New York City, Washington D. C. and Shanksville Pennsylvania.

The state and business leaders are preparing for a big change to Ohio’s taxes. The first part of the governor’s plan to cut the income tax and raise the sales tax will begin this Sunday.

Dems Want IG To Probe JobsOhio

Aug 27, 2013

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.

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.

Kasich Pushing Balanced Budget Amendment

Aug 16, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich wants the state to lead the charge to put a balanced budget amendment in the U.S. Constitution.

Local Kasich Supporter Got State Tax Breaks

Aug 15, 2013

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.

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.

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.

As the debate over fracking and raising the state severance tax continues, campaign finance reports show oil and gas companies have poured money into Republican legislative campaign coffers over the last few years.

Kasich Winning Gubernatorial Cash Race

Aug 1, 2013

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has 4.4 million dollars on hand in his re-election campaign.

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.

Former Governor Says 2014 Race Should Focus On Future

Jul 29, 2013

When he announced Monday that he’s endorsing Democrat Ed FitzGerald for governor, former Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland said the 2014 campaign is about the future, not the past.

Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Franklin County Assistant Prosecutor Daniel Hawkins as the county's Environmental Court judge.

Kasich Rejects Clemency For Slagle

Jul 25, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich has rejected clemency for a condemned killer, despite Cuayhoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty's rare plea to commute his sentence to life without parole.