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Governor Kasich’s Fundraising Dwarfs Rival’s

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Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich raised more money in August than his Democratic challenger, Ed FitzGerald
8:56AM
September 5, 2014

During a blistering month of political blows and campaign departures, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald has reported raising only about $111,000 in August. Incumbent John Kasich reports raising ten times that much.

Supreme Court Sides With Kasich On Security Documents

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12:12PM
August 27, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed with Gov. John Kasich in a battle over releasing his public schedule.

Kasich Campaign May Be Looking Past November

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7:53AM
August 21, 2014

When John Kasich met with supporters in Beavercreek earlier this week, he didn’t mention his opponent in November.

Two Top Aides Leave Fitzgerald Campaign, More Changes Possible

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A Fitzgerald campaign spokeswoman confirms that campaign manager Nick Buis and communications director Daniel McElhatton have left their day-to-day roles with the campaign, but will assist as consultants on an as needed basis.
8:29AM
August 19, 2014

After weeks of bad headlines, low poll numbers and disappointing fundraising, there’s a major shakeup rattling the campaign of the Democratic candidate for governor.

Kasich Maintains Double-Digit Lead Over FitzGerald

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A new poll shows that Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald has gained little ground against Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
9:08AM
July 30, 2014

The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows Republican Kasich ahead of FitzGerald 48 percent to 36 percent. The same poll in May had Kasich leading by a 50-to-35 percent margin.

Kasich Joins Push To Give Fracking Ingredients To First Responders

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Companies are already required to provide a list of the chemicals used at the site. The only chemicals not on the list are those protected by trade rights, which are reported to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
9:23AM
July 28, 2014

Big changes could be coming to Ohio’s fracking regulations in terms of chemical disclosure. It’s a transparency issue environmental groups have been pushing to advance for years, and it appears another step is in the works following a major chemical spill.

Columbus Gets State Help To Expand Early Learning

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Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman (podium) and Governor John Kasich look on as 4 year old waves to crowd at Champion Learning Center. The democratic mayor and republican governor announced joint funding of early learning program
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July
18, 2014

Columbus will soon get financial help from the state to expand its early learning program. The new funds will be used to get more of the city’s four year-olds into pre-Kindergarten programs.

Ohio Governor’s Race Ads Pitched At Working Class

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Ohio Governor John Kasich and challenger Ed Fitzgerald appeal to working Ohioans in their early TV campaign ads
1:15PM
July 16, 2014

Working-class Ohioans: The candidates for Ohio governor want you.

Ohio GOP Sues Fitzgerald Over Key Card Data

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The Ohio Republican Party filed the suit over Fitzgerald's refusal to release key card data for his job as Cuyahoga County Executive.
8:48AM
July 10, 2014

The Ohio GOP filed the suit against Ed Fitzgerald over his refusal to release key card data showing when he enters and leaves county buildings in his job as Cuyahoga County Executive.

Kasich Fights Subpoena In Campaign Contribution Case

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The motion filed by the Ohio Attorney General's Office says Suarez is not allowed to subpoena Kasich to testify about abstract legal principles just because the testimony would be persuasive.
10:20AM
June 24, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is fighting a subpoena that would require him to testify for the defense at the federal court trial of a northeast Ohio businessman accused of using employees and others to funnel illegal campaign contributions to two prominent Republican politicians.