Ohio Governor John Kasich

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.

Kasich's State Budget Tour Stops In Batavia

Jul 19, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he wants to get the top state income tax bracket under 5 percent. Kasich discussed his target Thursday at the Milacron plastics plant in Batavia.

Holocaust Memorial Approval Won't End Controversy

Jul 18, 2013

A Statehouse Board gave final approval for a hotly contested Holocaust Memorial today.

Kasich, FitzGerald Touring State Talking About Budget

Jul 18, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich plans to stop in Republican friendly Batavia today to discuss the state budget, as part of a summer tour on the spending plan.

Turnpike Commission To Vote On Bond Plan Today

Jul 15, 2013

The Ohio Turnpike Commission today will consider a proposal to raise tolls by 2.7 percent next year.

When Governor John Kasich signed provisions in the two year state budget concerning abortion and birth control, abortion rights activists began raising questions about what they mean for women in the future.

Kasich's Approval Highest Ever At 52%

Jun 25, 2013

There’s good news for Republican Governor John Kasich in the latest Quinnipiac Poll. His approval rating has reached an all-time high mark. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles has details.

Lawmaker Proposes Severance Tax Increase

Jun 20, 2013

A few months after Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich proposed raising the severance tax on oil and natural gas drillers, a Democratic state lawmaker is making a similar proposal.

Lawmakers Introduce Medicaid Bill

Jun 14, 2013

State lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan proposal aimed at curbing Medicaid costs.

Kasich Continues Backing Medicaid Expansion

Jun 6, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he hasn't given up on his plan to expand Medicaid.

Kasich Visits Wilmington

May 31, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich was in Wilmington Thursday to celebrate commitments by companies to create more than 500 jobs.

Lawmaker Offers Medicaid Expansion Alternative

May 28, 2013

Ohio lawmakers considering the proposed two year state budget are not likely to approve Governor John Kasich's proposal to expand Medicaid.

Governor Signs Adena Pipe Designation

May 17, 2013

A two-thousand year old pipe from the ancient Adena culture is now the state's official artifact.