John Kasich rss icon

New Consortium To Offer Job Training To Local Students

robot_class
Students can take job training courses in four fields, including robotics and information technology.
9:01AM
April
23, 2014

Beginning in the fall, several local high schools will offer students a head start in getting ready for college or the work force.

Kasich Rolls Out First TV Ad In Campaign For Governor

kasich_ad
The ad debuted Tuesday morning and is expected to run on local television stations for one week.
10:01AM
April 15, 2014

The incumbent Republican governor on Tuesday released a television ad titled “Deliver” that focuses on his humble western Pennsylvania roots, entering Ohio politics, and starting a family.

Counties, College Athletes See Changes In Budget Update

WOSU composite
The budget update approved by the Ohio House Finance Committee approved several changes, including language on college athletes and whether counties that mail out unsolicited absentee ballot applications should see cuts to funding. Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald led a push to approve mailing unsolicited applications.
8:02AM
April
9, 2014

An Ohio House committee on Tuesday made several changes to the next state budget, including language on college athletes and punishing counties for mailing out unsolicited absentee ballot applications.

Governor Touts Ohio Economy, Democrats See Trickle Down

John Kasich
Ohio Governor John Kasich touted tax cuts during his fourth State of the State address in Medina.
5:13AM
February 25, 2014

Gov. John Kasich gave his fourth State of the State speech last night in Medina. Kasich touted his tax cuts, and said he wants the top income tax rate to be below 5 percent.

Kasich Heads To Medina For State Of The State Speech

steubenville_sos
Kasich took his second State of the State on the road to Steubenville in 2012. He gave the 2013 address in Lima.
8:01AM
February
24, 2014

The Ohio media descends on the northeast Ohio city of Medina tonight as Governor John Kasich gives his fourth State of the State address.

Dems Named In Drilling Memo Call It “Insulting”

hagan_antonio
Dem. Representative Bob Hagan says he's never seen such a "campaign", while Antonio calls the memo "insulting."
8:51AM
February 19, 2014

The two Democratic state lawmakers listed as adversaries to a state agency’s plan to promote drilling in state parks are speaking out.

Kasich’s Lead Tightening

kasich_fitzgerald
FitzGerald, the Cuyahoga county executive, delivers his State of the County address at noon Wednesday. It comes as the new Quinnipiac University poll shows Kasich leading FitzGerald 43 percent to 38 percent.
7:53AM
February 19, 2014

The latest independent poll in the race for governor shows John Kasich’s lead over Democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald is shrinking.

Republicans Skeptical Of Bill To Save Aluminum Plant

6863863972_bd760df743_c
Ormet Corp. struggled in recent years because of down aluminum prices and increasing utility costs.
8:00AM
February
13, 2014

The bill would let Gov. John Kasich overrule state utility regulators, who recently ruled against an electric rate appeal by Ormet Corp. Some Statehouse Republicans say they’re worried about the bill’s possible long-term implications.

Tea Party Won’t Challenge Kasich In May Primary

gop_tea_party
Portgage Tea Party leader Tom Zawistowski, who's become a sort of spokesman for the nationwide Tea Party movement, says they will not present a challenger to Gov. John Kasich in the May Republican primary.
7:26AM
January 31, 2014

An Ohio Tea Party activist says they will not present a challenger for Gov. Kasich in the Republican primary because Tea Party candidates “are put under such scrutiny by the Republican Party.”

Party Chairs Assess Ohio Gov Candidate Weaknesses

Kasich_Fitzgerald
Chairmen of the Ohio Democratic and Republican parties are quick to point out the weaknesses of the opposing candidates at the AP's Legislative Forum.
3:38PM
January 30, 2014

Ohio’s political party chairmen have jumped at the chance to highlight vulnerabilities of the gubernatorial contender running on the opposite ticket.