95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
Political donors poured another $1.5 million into Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s re-election campaign in September, as the term-limited Republican continued to amass a massive war chest against a struggling Democratic opponent.
Incumbent Republicans have outraised Democrats this reporting period, as Ohio’s GOP Gov. John Kasich built on his fundraising lead over Democratic opponent Ed FitzGerald.