Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel Competing Sanctuary Cities Bills At The Statehouse By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 8, 2017 Ohio Public Radio The fight over how the state should deal with immigration issues has Statehouse Republicans and Democrats backing different bills. Treasurer Backs Sanctuary City Ban; Mayors Fire Back By Ohio Public Radio & Alison Holm • Feb 6, 2017 Cincinnati and Columbus are the latest to adopt policies that stray away from enforcing immigration laws, essentially making them so-called sanctuary cities for immigrants and refugees. Cincinnati Mayor's Sanctuary City Declaration Drawing Opposition By Jim Letizia • Feb 1, 2017 cincinnati-oh.gov Three Ohio Republicans are challenging Democratic Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley's designation of the queen city as a "sanctuary city." More Governments Putting Spending Data On State Website By Jim Letizia, Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Sep 25, 2015 Republican State Treasurer Josh Mandel says more than 100 local governments have put their spending information on a treasurer's office website. Treasurer's Checkbook Website Get $2.7M to Track Local Governments Spending By Ohio Public Radio & Jim Letizia • Aug 3, 2015 Jo Ingles OPR Statehouse News Bureau The State Controlling Board has approved $2.7 million for an online checkbook website that tracks public spending. Court Rejects Appeal Of Businessman Convicted In Campaign Donations Case By Jim Letizia • Jul 24, 2015 cleveland.com The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected the appeal of the conviction of North Canton businessman Ben Suarez. Local Governments Urged To Be Part Of State’s Online Checkbook By Ohio Public Radio • Apr 8, 2015 State Treasurer Josh Mandel is adding new details about government spending to his website that lists state expenditures. State Officeholders Blast Marijuana Legalization Plans By Ohio Public Radio • Jan 29, 2015 Ohio Public Radio Four state officeholders discussed their positions on various issues Thursday during an Associated Press forum. Treasurer’s Race Wasn't As Close As Expected By Ohio Public Radio & Jo Ingles • Nov 5, 2014 Ohio Public Radio The Ohio Treasurer’s race is one that Democrats were thought to have a chance of winning last night. Dems Have Funding Advantage In Three Statewide Races By Jim Letizia & Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Apr 25, 2014 Campaign finance reports show Ohio Democrats have outraised incumbent Republicans in three statewide races so far this year, with Governor John Kasich strengthening his advantage. Ohio Treasurer Sells Vehicle For $938 After Crash By Associated Press • Jan 15, 2014 Campaign finance filings indicate Ohio Republican Josh Mandel sold a vehicle disabled in a March wreck to an online auction company, skirting a potential insurance review of the vehicle's ownership. Mandel Opposes Kasich's Severance Tax Plan By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Mar 8, 2013 Republican State Treasurer Josh Mandel is opposing Governor John Kasich's plan to raise the severance tax on oil and gas drillers to fund an income tax cut.