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Ohio Lawmakers OK Pause In Green Energy Targets

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A bill to delay Ohio's alternative energy standards is now in the hands of Governor Kasich
4:47PM
May
28, 2014

A contentious bill delaying phase-in of Ohio’s renewable energy targets for two years has cleared the Republican-led state Legislature and is headed to GOP Gov. John Kasich.

Poll Shows Kasich Widening Lead Over Fitzgerald

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The survey said 63 percent of voters don't know enough about Ed FitzGerald to form an opinion of him.
8:16AM
May 14, 2014

A new poll shows Ohio Gov. John Kasich widening his lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald with about six months to go before the election.

Kasich Stresses “Important Movement” In GOP Dinner

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Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour was the keynote speaker, but it was Gov John Kasich who perhaps painted the clearest picture on why he thinks Republicans need to get out the vote.
7:54AM
May 12, 2014

Hundreds of Ohio GOP leaders gathered in Columbus over the weekend for the Party’s annual state dinner, where Gov. John Kasich talked about the importance of the November election.

Kasich Sides With Parole Board, Commutes Death Sentence

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Kasich reduced Tyler's sentence to life without the possibility of parole, rejecting requests that Tyler be made eligible for parole for possible release.
8:50AM
May
1, 2014

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich has granted clemency to a condemned inmate scheduled to die this month after being convicted of killing a Cleveland produce vendor.

New Consortium To Offer Job Training To Local Students

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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.