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New Police Task Force Meets On OSU Campus

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11:23AM
March
16, 2015

Gov. John Kasich formed the 24-person committee of city council members, religious leaders and law enforcement officials after several police-involved shootings in Ohio and across the country raised concerns.

Ohio Governor To Attend Netanyahu Speech

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John Kasich is set to travel to D.C. to hear Israeli Prime Minister's address.
3:24PM
March
2, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich plans to travel to Washington to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint meeting of Congress.

Kasich Pushes Tax Cuts, Education Funding In State Of The State

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8:28AM
February
25, 2015

Gov. John Kasich took his State of the State speech on the road again last night – this time to Wilmington near Dayton, where he talked tax cuts and increases, but didn’t say anything about his possible presidential ambitions.

Wilmington Prepares For Ohio’s Political Spotlight

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Wilmington airport is recovering after the loss of 7,000 jobs in 2009. Governor Kasich will travel to the city for Tuesday's State of the State address
4:12PM
February
23, 2015

Wilmington is preparing for a political invasion. Governor John Kasich and most state lawmakers will travel to the southwest Ohio city tomorrow for the State of the State address. It’s a return visit for Kasich to a city that was deeply scarred by the Great Recession.

State Health Officials Defend Proposed Medicaid Premium

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State Medicaid Director John McCarthy told lawmakers on the House Finance Committee that requiring a small monthly payment is an important for people who will eventually make enough money to start buying insurance from the federal marketplace or exchange.
7:55AM
February 12, 2015

Gov. John Kasich and the director of Ohio’s Medicaid program want enrollees making more than the federal poverty level to pay a $20 monthly premium.

Education Leaders Question Governor’s School Funding Proposal

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich say his administration wants to send more money to lower-income school districts.
8:28AM
February
9, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he wants to increase funding to lower-income schools and cut funding to more-affluent districts, but some education leaders say that’s now how his proposal necessarily plays out.

Proposed Oil And Gas Tax Hike Gets Support From Unlikely Source

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Ohio lawmakers will decide whether to raise severance tax on drillers in the state's shale region
9:03AM
February
4, 2015

House leaders are looking over Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal, which includes a proposed tax increase on oil and gas drilling. And the governor is getting some support from an unlikely source.

Poll: Hillary Clinton Leads GOP Field in Ohio, Ties John Kasich

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Hillary Clinton holds leads over GOP presidential contenders in Ohio, except for John Kasich.
10:55AM
February 3, 2015

Hillary Clinton tops all Republican contenders for president in Ohio, except for Governor John Kasich where they are statistically tied.

Statehouse Republicans Skeptical Of Kasich’s Tax Cut

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Kasich wants to cut nearly all income taxes for small business owners, but Republican leaders in the Statehouse worry the plan wouldn't be a tax cut, but only a tax shift.
7:54AM
January 30, 2015

Gov. John Kasich is hinting at some proposals he’ll include in his upcoming budget, including what he calls a tax cut. But some state lawmakers are skeptical.

Ohio Governor John Kasich Sounds Spiritual Tone For Second Term

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Ohio Governor John Kasich shakes hands at Monday night's inaugural ball. He was sworn in for a second four year term earlier in the day.
9:07AM
January
13, 2015

Governor John Kasich was sworn into his second term in office on Monday. His inaugural speech sounded more like something that would come from a preacher than a politician.