Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
Former Representative John Kasich has defeated Governor Ted Strickland in Ohio and seized GOP control of a state considered crucial to the 2012 presidential election. Kasich defeated Strickland with attacks over the loss of 400,000 jobs.
The battle for votes in this year’s mid-term elections will likely turn on several key issues. In races for Governor and U-S Senate, jobs and international trade issues have bubbled to the top.
The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has an uphill climb to keep his job against Republican challenger, John Kasich.
Governor Ted Strickland and his republican challenger, John Kasich talked jobs, taxes and trains during a statewide televised debate.
An Ohio State University Professor says executions have seen a downturn across the country.
For months now, Governor Ted Strickland has been hammering his Republican opponent, John Kasich, for his ties to Wall Street. Kasich was a former managing director for Lehman Brothers, the company widely blamed for starting the national financial meltdown in the fall of 2008. But the Ohio Republican Party is fighting back, saying Strickland himself has ties to Lehman Brothers.
“Think the un-thinkable.” That’s what an advocacy group for low-income Ohioans is urging state legislators to do when it comes to plugging the projected $4 to $8 billion hole in the next state budget.
The Ohio Democratic party has posted a video on its website that shows Republican Gubernatorial candidate John Kasich talking about how he was one of two people who worked out of a Columbus based office for Lehman Brothers during the last few years of the company’s existence. But that spot also shows clips of Kasich on major news shows describing his role at the company as someone who was key in making major decisions.
Republican State Senator David Goodman is sponsoring a bill that he says would better protect Governor Ted Strickland and the people who live in his suburban Columbus neighborhood.
Gov. Ted Strickland has launched his campaign against Republican rival John Kasich with a speech painting the governor’s race as a choice between Ohio valuesand Wall Street values.