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Ohio Gov. Moves State Of The State Speech To Medina

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For the third time, Gov. John Kasich will give his annual State of the State address away from the statehouse.
1:35PM
January
13, 2014

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich said he’ll deliver his annual State of the State speech in the northeast Ohio city of Medina.

Chinese Auto Glass Maker To Use Former GM Moraine Site

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Ohio's automotive industry got a boost Friday when a Chinese glass manufacturer said it will open a plant at a former GM site near Dayton
2:08PM
January
10, 2014

Ohio’s governor says a Chinese company will build an automotive glass plant in southwest Ohio, bringing up to 800 jobs and revitalizing a former General Motors factory site.

Kasich Continues Lead In Latest Poll

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9:02AM
November 26, 2013

A new independent poll says Governor John Kasich continues to hold a lead over Democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald in next year’s election.

Ohio GOP Leaders Push For Federal Balanced Budget Amendment

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The resolution passed in Ohio, which is similar to ones passed in 19 other states, calls for Congress to come up with an amendment requiring a balanced federal budget, or to allow the states to convene a Constitutional convention.
8:02AM
November
26, 2013

Ohio leaders left the Statehouse Monday to travel west to Lima to to sign a resolution calling for a federal balanced budget amendment.

JobsOhio Audit Scolds Governor, Finds No Business Conflicts

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State Auditor Dave Yost (bottom left) fought to gain access to the books of JobsOhio, which was created by Gov. John Kasich shortly after taking office.
8:26AM
November
21, 2013

Ohio’s state auditor has scolded Gov. John Kasich’s signature job-creation effort for sloppy handling of ethics and conflict-of-interest procedures in its first year, but says no business conflicts exist among its executives.

Ohio Child Killer’s Organ Donation Wish Perplexes

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Gov. John Kasich has postponed Ronald Phillips' execution to allow the state to consider whether to allow him to donate some of his organs to sick relatives.
3:37PM
November 14, 2013

The stay of execution for a convicted Ohio child killer seeking to donate his organs is posing perplexing ethical and medical questions that pit demand for life-saving transplants against the goals of incarceration.

Governor John Kasich Delays Execution of Convicted Killer

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4:43PM
November 13, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich has delayed a condemned child killer’s execution to study the feasibility of allowing the man to donate his organs to ailing relatives.

United Steelworkers Ad Criticizes Kasich For Letting Plant Close

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The ad features former plant employees criticizing the governor for not doing more to save some 1,000 jobs.
12:23PM
November
12, 2013

A new ad from the United Steelworkers’ “Save Ohio Jobs” campaign is taking aim at Gov. John Kasich.

Supreme Court To Hear Arguments Over JobsOhio

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7:31AM
November 6, 2013

JobsOhio comes before the Ohio Supreme Court Wednesday, as a group of liberal and conservative activists make their arguments against lawyers for the job creation program and Gov. John Kasich.

Minor Party Rules Clear House Despite Objection Of Dems.

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The rules expected to be signed into law by the governor would require minor parties to gather signatures equal to one percent of the vote in the most recent election for governor or president, and that a minor party must get at least two percent of that total vote to qualify for future ballots.
7:31AM
October
31, 2013

A bill that would put new rules on minor party candidates has cleared a major legislative hurdle despite objections from Democrats who call it “The John Kasich Re-election Protection Act.”