Ohio’s New Governor, John Kasich, And New Republican Leadership in the Statehouse

This week on Columbus On The Record: Ohio’s new governor, John Kasich, raises some controversy over raising his right hand.  Panelists discuss the new Governor’s initial decision to block media from his swearing in ceremony raising criticisms about his lack of transparency.  Is this is a sign of his style of leadership?

Republicans are back in control of the Ohio House of Representatives and promising to offer targeted tax cuts.  Governor John Kasich’s proposes to privatize Ohio state prisons.


  • Laura Bischoff, Dayton Daily News
  • Reginald Fields, The Plain Dealer
  • Bob Clegg, Republican Strategist
  • Greg Haas, Democratic Strategist

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