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Flags In Ohio To Fly At Half-Staff Today

Governor Kasich wants to honor Ohio's military veterans by flying flags on public buildings at half-staff.
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

Governor Kasich is expected to sign a bill passed by the Ohio Senate that essentially bans so-called Internet gambling cafes.
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.
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.
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

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.
24, 2013

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

JobsOhio: Foes’ Infighting Shows Lawsuit Flawed

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April 13, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s job-creation agency is taking advantage of infighting among opponent lawyers to call the legal basis of their constitutional challenge into question.

Ohio Nonprofit’s Video Targets Kasich Drilling Tax

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A group called Opportunity Ohio has launched an online video series opposing Governor Kasich's proposed tax hike on gas and oil production.
2, 2013

A conservative nonprofit has launched an online video series opposing Republican Gov. John Kasich’s proposed tax hike on oil and gas production.

Chris Schmenk Out As Ohio Development Services Chief

Christiane Schmenk is out at the Ohio Department of Development Services Agency
March 14, 2013

Governor Kaisch has appointed David Goodman to replace Christiane Schmenk as head of the Ohio Development Services Agency.

Ohio Treasurer Mandel Thinks Tax Hike Will Scare Industry Away

The 3,200 member Ohio Oil and Gas Association holds its annual meeting in Columbus amid protests over a proposed state tax increase.
March 7, 2013

A fellow Republican state official has come out against Gov. John Kasich’s proposed tax increase on drillers.

Ohio Gov Sees Medicaid Ally In Food Bank Backers

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Governor Kasich wants food bank supporters to lobby Republicans to back his plan to expand Medicaid.
February 28, 2013

Gov. John Kasich is imploring supporters of the state’s food banks to help him convince his fellow Republicans in the Legislature to extend Medicaid coverage to thousands of Ohio residents.