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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.

Governor Slated To Give Major Speech Tomorrow In Lima

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Governor Kasich plans to deliver his state of the state speech Tuesday in Lima.
February 18, 2013

Governor Kasich’s annual state of the state speech is scheduled for delivery tomorrow in Lima.

Gov. Kasich’s Medicaid Choice Aligns With His Approach

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February 9, 2013

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.

State Budget Proposal Would Halt County Sales Tax Increase

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Ohio counties may be prevented from raising sales taxes under Governor Kasich's proposed two year budget.
6, 2013

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.

Groups Look To Sway Ohioans On Medicaid Expansion

Governor John Kasich is expected to decide soon whether Ohio should opt for the Medicaid expansion under the federal Affordable Care Act.
February 1, 2013

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.

Governor Kasich Unveils Education Overhaul

Gov. John Kasich releasing details about his education plan on Thursday.
January 31, 2013

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.

Ohio Legislature Oks Moving State Of The State Speech

30, 2013

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 Joins States Tracking Arsonists On Registries

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19, 2013

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 Governor Spares Condemned Obese Killer

Ronald Post, receives a reprieve from Governor Kasich. The convicted murderer's death sentence was reduced to live in prison without the possiblity of parole due to problems with Post's legal defense.
December 17, 2012

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has spared a condemned inmate who says he’s too fat to be humanely executed.

GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Campaigns In Zanesville

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From left: Ohio Governor John Kasich, U.S. Senator Rob Portman, (R-OH); GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney
15, 2012

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.