The Youngstown Vindicator says former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland will run for the Senate next year.
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.
Governor Kasich’s annual state of the state speech is scheduled for delivery tomorrow in Lima.
Ohio’s Republican governor is supporting the expansion of Medicaid, one of the biggest government programs. While that appears to be a contradiction in terms for a conservative governor who’s rejected federal stimulus money, it’s on point with the matter-of-fact approach of Gov. John Kasich.
Governor Kasich’s proposed two-year state budget would restore $28 million dollars to the local government fund, but prevent local governments from raising sales taxes.
A group of hospitals, insurers and religious organizations are seeking support from state lawmakers to expand Medicaid, even as Ohio’s governor has yet to say whether he’ll push to cover more low-income adults.
Ohio’s governor is proposing a school-funding overhaul he says will help poor districts compete more evenly while introducing changes to promote innovation and performance.
The Ohio legislature has agreed to the governor’s plans to move the State of the State speech out of the capital for the second year in a row.
Ohio is joining the few states that require convicted arsonists to register with authorities, hoping it will help solve more cases, deter repeat offenses and prevent deaths and property damage.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has spared a condemned inmate who says he’s too fat to be humanely executed.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made three Ohio campaign stops Tuesday. In a mid-afternoon address in Zanesville, the presumptive GOP nominee fired up a friendly crowd in a speech that lasted just 13 minutes.