Governor, State of Ohio
Ohio Gov. John Kasich needs to fill vacant Cleveland Municipal Court seat without concern for polit...
Ohio Gov. John Kasich loves to talk about reaching across the political aisle and now he has the chance in filling a vacant spot on Cleveland Municipal Court. Thomas Ondrey, Plain Dealer file photo Gov. John Kasich is wanted in Cleveland Municipal Court. The busiest city court in ... Read more »
Legislation surfaced last week that could clear the way for Medicaid expansion in Ohio, a major policy goal of Republican Gov. John Kasich. Kasich's aim is to pay for health care coverage for hundreds of thousands of Ohioans, many of them part of that valiant but hard-pressed ... Read more »
What JobsOhio does with public money ought to be open to the scrutiny of the public's auditor: edit...
That would be the same General Assembly that tried to shield JobsOhio from adequate public scrutiny when it wrote the law creating it less than two months after Gov. John Kasich took office. JobsOhio is the centerpiece of Kasich's quest to kick-start the economy with a jobs agency ... Read more »
The Cuyahoga County executive is perhaps the strongest Democratic candidate for governor in years, but Republican incumbent John Kasich will be a tough opponent.Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio Republicans like to say their Democratic counterparts must be desperate ... Read more »
View full size Governor John Kasich said today that as Ohioans grow older, they still can offer vital contributions to society. Keeping fit and connected with their communities are a key part of that contribution, he said. Plain Dealer file COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich today ... Read more »
Ohio Gov. John Kasich will speak at the Chardon High School commencement ceremony on June 1. (Associated Press file) CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio Gov. John Kasich will give the commencement speech to Chardon High School graduates at ceremonies on June 1. Rob Nichols, spokesman for ... Read more »
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has signed legislation establishing an object called the Adena Pipe as the official state artifact. Students at the Columbus School for Girls fought for the measure for several years. Fourth-graders at the school began working on the ... Read more »
The bill introduced by Republican Rep. Barbara Sears of Lucas County is in some ways similar to what Gov. John Kasich proposed in his budget in February. Like the governor's proposal, it would expand coverage for Ohioans earning up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. But Sears' ... Read more »
Gov. John Kasich today signed legislation designating a 2,000-year-old stone pipe as the state's official artifact. The 7-inch-long Adena pipe, discovered more than a century ago in an ancient American Indian burial ground near Chillicothe, bears a carved likeness of a primitive man ... Read more »
Dayton area counties, schools and local governments may see millions of dollars refunded to them after a rebate from the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation proposed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich. About 3,800 local governments and schools would receive $112.8 in rebates, with organizations ... Read more »
Development agencies, chambers ask Ohio Legislature to clarify laws on auditor's powers over privat...
But while this specific tussle involved Yost and JobsOhio, the job creation entity that was the brainchild of Republican Gov. John Kasich, several groups focused on business growth have made pleas to the General Assembly to help settle the issue in a broader context before it hurts job ... Read more »
The four were critical of the agency and Republican Gov. John Kasich, who has made JobsOhio a cornerstone of his efforts to revive Ohio’s economy. The Democrats said the agency’s reluctance to make its operations transparent to the public leave it ripe for corruption and pay-to-play ... Read more »
Republican Gov. John Kasich proposed the Medicaid expansion in his state budget plan, but GOP leaders in the Ohio House dropped it from the spending blueprint last month before sending it to the Senate. Republican Senate President Keith Faber has said his chamber's version of the budget ... Read more »
Legislative leaders stripped an expansion proposed by Republican Gov. John Kasich from his state budget plan, and set up a commission to address the Medicaid issue separately. The bill had not been added to the General Assembly website Wednesday, but a release from Sears’ office said it ... Read more »
Each of them, from Gov. John Kasich on down to Mandel, intends to seek a second term. Ohio Democratic Party leaders see Mandel as vulnerable after his failed U.S. Senate bid last year against Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown. Mandel launched that campaign months into his first term as ... Read more »
If approved by the Ohio General Assembly, the plan presented by Gov. John Kasich would bring health care to approximately 26,000 military veterans living in Ohio, along with 12,500 of their family members. By putting politics aside, Medicaid expansion would also free up precious state ... Read more »
While the state is providing job-training assistance, that didn't prompt Honda's expansion decision, said Gov. John Kasich, after attending the carmaker's press event in Marysville. "They're making this investment because of the performance of that workforce, and the fact I think they ... Read more »
Gov. John Kasich, who took office in 2011, would say they should have never banked on a larger windfall. “It’s a landscape we inherited,” said Rob Nichols, Kasich’s spokesman. “Our view all along was that gambling isn’t any kind of panacea to our economic woes.” The Ohio ... Read more »
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and the Cincinnati business community have been pushing for a new bridge to be built. A finance plan is not in place. Federal earmarks have been banned, and Northern Kentucky state lawmakers have resisted passing legislation they fear ... Read more »
The Ohio House approved the measure 76-14 on Wednesday and Gov. John Kasich is (KAY'-siks) expected to sign it. The bill was championed by Republican Senate President Keith Faber (FAY'-bur) after top state law enforcers raised legal concerns about the so-called Internet cafes. The Senate ... Read more »