Ohio’s official unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years after employers added naerly 18,000 jobs in November.
J. Kenneth Blackwell — the former GOP treasurer, secretary of state and 2006 gubernatorial candidates — just announced on Twitter he won’t run for the seat now held by Democrat Sherrod Brown.
Former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell says he’s still deciding whether to run for Sherrod Brown’s seat in the U.S. Senate.
A US House subcommittee Tuesday voted to issue a subpoena for former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell. To prepare for this November’s general elections the subcommittee on Civil Rights is investigating.
Sharp words in Ohio’s fourth and final debate between the candidates running for governor. Republican Ken Blackwell, behind in polls and fundraising, tried to link Democrat Ted Strickland to the outrage generated by the Mark Foley scandal. Blackwell accused Strickland of being soft on child abusers. Strickland said Blackwell should be ashamed of himself.
Republican Ken Blackwell and Democrat Ted Strickland wrangled over the economy in the third debate in the governor’s race. They argued last night over whether deep tax cuts would boost the state’s economy or help the wealthy.
Hours before the second in a series of gubernatorial debates, major party candidates focused on education. The Republican candidate for governor has unveiled his education reform platform. His opponent says he’d give it a failing grade. The Republican nominee for governor says Ohio’s education system should be revamped so money follows children to the schools they choose.
In their second debate, Ohio’s candidates for governor clashed over how much to support alternative types of schooling over traditional public schools.
Major party candidates for Ohio Governor agree that the Bureau of Workers Comp has problems, but they disagree on solutions.
At their first debate Tuesday, Republican Ken Blackwell tried repeatedly to paint his opponent in the governor’s race as a tax-raising liberal. Just as often, Democrat Ted Strickland worked to link Blackwell to a state government scandal.
Ohio activists say they don’t want Secretary of State Ken Blackwell overseeing November’s general election.