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Governor Kasich Defends Alternative Medicaid Vote

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Gov. John Kasich says he does not regret bypassing the full Ohio Legislature and going through the State Controlling Board to expand Medicaid.
3:34PM
October 31, 2013

Gov. John Kasich defends his decision to turn to a legislative spending panel to push through an expansion of Medicaid rather than relying on the full Ohio Legislature.

Kasich ‘Optimistic’ On Medicaid Expansion

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Gov. John Kasich continues to sound optimistic ahead of next week's Controlling Board vote to expand Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law .
12:40PM
October 18, 2013

Gov. John Kasich says he’s optimistic ahead of a legislative panel vote on whether the state will extend Medicaid coverage to more Ohioans under the federal health care law.

Ohio Hospital Group Seeks To Take Medicaid Expansion To Voters

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With Medicaid expansion stalled, an Ohio hospital group seeks to take the issue to the ballot.
11:49AM
August
30, 2013

The debate over Medicaid expansion in Ohio continues, but now there’s word one group wants to try to take the issue to the ballot.

Budget Clears House, Heads To Governor For Signature

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Republicans in the Ohio Senate pass a $62 billion state budget that revamps school spending, cuts personal income taxes and add abortion restrictions.
3:57PM
June
27, 2013

A state budget that revamps Ohio’s school funding system, cuts personal income taxes and adds new abortion restrictions has cleared both chambers of the legislature.

Kasich Revising Ohio Drilling-Tax Plan

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Governor Kasich continues to try to build support for a proposed tax increase on oil and gas drillers in Ohio.
12:43PM
June
6, 2013

Gov. John Kasich is working to line up support in Ohio’s drilling heartland for his proposed tax increase on oil and gas drillers by offering to send a quarter of proceeds back to Appalachia.

Flags In Ohio To Fly At Half-Staff Today

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Governor Kasich wants to honor Ohio's military veterans by flying flags on public buildings at half-staff.
7:27AM
May
27, 2013

Governor John Kasich has ordered all flags be flown at half-staff on Memorial Day in honor of those who gave their lives in service to the United States.

Ohio Lawmakers Approve Internet Cafe Crackdown

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Governor Kasich is expected to sign a bill passed by the Ohio Senate that essentially bans so-called Internet gambling cafes.
3:41PM
May
22, 2013

An effective ban on Internet cafes targeted as illegal gambling operations has cleared the Ohio Legislature after more than two years of wrangling.

Ohio Gov Hasn’t Lost Hope On Medicaid Expansion

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Governor Kasich says he continues to hope the state legislature will expand Medicaid under the federal health care law.
1:31PM
May 8, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he hasn’t given up hope that the Legislature will expand the Medicaid program under the federal health care law.

Ex-Lawmaker Appointed Ohio’s Next Higher Ed Leader

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A former Republican lawmaker is tapped to be the next Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents.
1:32PM
April 24, 2013

John Carey, a former state lawmaker has been appointed as the next chancellor overseeing higher education in Ohio.

Medicaid Expansion Plan In Ohio Takes Another Hit

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A top Republican in the Ohio Legislature says the Senate's version of the state budget won't include the governor's proposed Medicaid expansion.
1:05PM
April
24, 2013

Gov. John Kasich’s plan to expand health care coverage for low-income Ohioans has been dealt another blow.