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State of Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich has been warning state tax revenues are below expectations and the upcoming two-year state budget will be tighter than in the past.

The Inter-University Council of Ohio, which represents the state's public universities, is seeking a  funding increase in the next two-year state budget totaling nine percent.

A conservative think tank says there is wasteful spending in this and every two-year state budget plan.

Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the new two-year state budget proposal, which was substantially different than his original plan. 

State of Ohio

Tax cuts are the big feature in the Ohio Senate’s newly proposed two year budget. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.  


Minority Democrats in the Ohio Senate have offered more than 500 amendments to the chamber's version of the two year state budget - more than twice the number they proposed two years ago.

Education leaders are sorting through the details of Ohio Governor John Kasich’s proposed changes to the state's school funding formula. 

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'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.

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.

The Democrat who would like to be Ohio’s next Governor is taking on Ohio’s Republican Governor and legislative leaders over the newly passed state budget.

Studies: State Budget Will Hurt Ohioans' Pocketbooks

Jul 8, 2013

The Ohio Republican Party hails the new two year state budget as a win for taxpayers.

Law Enforcement Wants Share Of Casino Tax Revenue

Jul 8, 2013

Police and sheriffs departments are fighting for greater access to a slice of Ohio casino tax revenue intended for law enforcement training that has gone mainly to the State Highway Patrol.

Parties Stake Positions On Budget Proposal

Feb 7, 2013

Even before the ink dried on Governor Kasich’s proposed two year budget, Ohio’s Republican and Democratic Party leaders were already staking out political positions. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.