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Ohio Lawmakers Strike Funding Cut Tied To Ballots

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5:51PM
April
8, 2014

A committee in the Republican-led Ohio House is removing language from Gov. John Kasich’s midterm budget bill that would have stripped counties of a portion of their local government funding if they mailed out absentee ballots in violation of state law.

Updated Budget Bill May Include Tax Hike and Tax Cut

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Governor John Kasich is expected to update his budget bill with a tax hike and tax cut.
9:52AM
March
11, 2014

Republican Gov. John Kasich’s budget update bill comes out today, and it could include a tax hike to pay for a tax cut.

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.

New Poll Shows Ohio Voters Pick Clinton Over Kasich For President

11:40AM
February
20, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is among prospective Republican challengers lagging Democrat Hillary Clinton in an independent poll of prospective 2016 presidential matchups.

Kasich-Taylor Campaign Files For Republican Primary Spot

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The Kasich-Taylor campaign files its paperwork to get on the Republican primary ballot in May.
12:13PM
February 5, 2014

The Kasich-Taylor for Ohio campaign filed its petitions today for its official spot in the Republican primary for governor.

Gov. Kasich Rejects Clemency For Condemned Ohio Killer Of 2

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Governor Kasich denies clemency for condemned killer Harry Mitts.
7:32AM
September 19, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has rejected clemency for a condemned killer of two men, including a suburban Cleveland police officer who had rushed to the scene of the shooting.

Governor Hits Road To Discuss State Budget

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Governor Kasich takes a road trip across Ohio to talk about the new state budget.
11:16AM
July
18, 2013

Governor John Kasich plans to stop in a Republican friendly part of Ohio to discuss the state budget as he begins a summer tour on the spending plan.

Adjutant Gen. Ashenhurst First Woman To Lead Ohio National Guard

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Ohio's Adjutant General Deborah Ashenhurst
5:00AM
June
12, 2013

In 2010, Governor – Elect John Kasich made Ohio history by naming Deborah Ashenhurst as the first woman adjutant general.

Bill To Block JobsOhio Audit Clears Legislature, Heads To Governor

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State Auditor Dave Yost and fellow Republican Gov. John Kasich have been at odds over whether Yost has the authority to audit the state's semi-private job creation program JobsOhio.
11:57AM
May 30, 2013

Proceeds of the state’s $1.5 billion liquor deal with a job-creation nonprofit would be shielded from public audit under a bill headed to the governor.

Kasich Gets Second-Straight Positive Approval Rating

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The poll from Quinnipiac Universeity says 52 percent of Ohio voters approve of Kasich’s job performance, compared to 34 percent disapproval.
7:57AM
April 18, 2013

A new independent poll says a majority of Ohio voters approve of Gov. John Kasich’s job performance. it also says Kasich holds a commanding lead over Democrats likely to challenge him in 2014.