Ford says it is starting production of two new engines at its plant in Cleveland.
Governor John Kasich continues to side with Democrats and their allies over expanding Ohio’s Medicaid program. But some lawmakers who side with the governor are losing patience and think he could do more.
Many Ohioans on Medicaid will see a revamped program under new contracts with health plans taking effect this month.
Gov. John Kasich has vetoed a piece of Ohioâ€™s two-year budget that would bar the state’s Medicaid program from covering the additional low-income residents allowed under the Affordable Care Act.
Medicaid advocates are urging Ohio legislators to approve a measure to expand the state’s Medicaid program before they recess for the summer.
The committee working out the differences between the House and Senate versions of the state budget now has updated estimates on tax revenues and Medicaid. Tax receipts are up and Medicaid costs are down, but those numbers come with a caution.
Ohio Senate President Keith Faber says Medicaid reform will not be part of the state’s budget negotiations that a panel of legislative negotiators is undertaking this week.
The Republican president of the Ohio Senate says state lawmakers are open to pursuing a Medicaid bill before the end of the year.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he hasn’t given up hope that the Legislature will expand the Medicaid program under the federal health care law.
An estimated 2,500 demonstrators have assembled at the Ohio Statehouse to urge state lawmakers to extend Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law.
The rally headlined by Gov. John Kasich attracted members of many groups that disagree with the Republican governor on most key political issues.