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Ohio Panel Lays Out Possible Jobs Board Conflicts

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The Executive Director of the Ohio Ethics Commission says the findings released today do not imply wrongdoing.
3:55PM
September 26, 2013

Ohio’s ethics agency has warned six of nine directors of Ohio’s fledgling privatized job-creation board that their business interests raise potential conflicts of interest.

Ohio Democrat Leader: Kasich Ethics Question Unresolved

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State democrats say an Ohio Ethics Commission investigation left unanswered questions regarding Gov. John Kasich's involvement with state tax credits received by Worthington Industries, a company on which he held a board member position.
3:19PM
August
19, 2013

The Ohio House’s leading Democrat said the state ethics panel’s dismissal Thursday of complaints involving Republican Gov. John Kasich and his privatized economic development office left unanswered ethical questions.

Ohio Ethics Commission Clears Kasich Of Wrongdoing

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Kasich has taken criticism from Democrats for tax breaks given to two subsidiaries of Worthington Industries. Kasich served on the steel processor's board for a decade.
7:58AM
August
16, 2013

The state panel says there’s no conflict of interest connected to the deferred payment Kasich received from Worthington Industries because he was getting money for work he had performed for the company before taking office.