State of the State http://wyso.org en Kasich Delivers Proposals During State Speech & A Big Surprise http://wyso.org/post/kasich-delivers-proposals-during-state-speech-big-surprise <p>Gov. John Kasich gave his fourth State of the State speech last night in Medina, and as perhaps fitting for an election year, it was unlike any other he’s delivered.</p><p>It was his shortest State of the State speech to-date at just over an hour in length. But the most surprising part of the evening wasn’t political; it was Kasich’s presentation of the three Cleveland women who were held captive for over a decade by Ariel Castro. It was the first time the trio has been seen together publically since their escape.&nbsp; Kasich honored them with the 2014 Ohio Courage Medals.</p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:23:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) & Andy Chow 46343 at http://wyso.org Kasich Delivers Proposals During State Speech & A Big Surprise State Of The State: An Appeal To Undecided Voters http://wyso.org/post/state-state-appeal-undecided-voters <p>On the heels of a <a href="http://www.ideastream.org/news/feature/59787" target="_blank">poll showing the gubernatorial race tightening up in Ohio,</a> Gov. Kasich will deliver his annual State of the State speech on Monday. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler gave WYSO's Emily McCord a preview for PoliticsOhio this week and says Kasich will use the speech to appeal to independent voters.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:30:09 +0000 Emily McCord 46195 at http://wyso.org State Of The State: An Appeal To Undecided Voters Lima to Host State of the State http://wyso.org/post/lima-host-state-state <p>The northwest Ohio city of Lima is preparing to host Gov. John Kasich as he delivers his third annual State of the State address, the second in a row outside the Statehouse.</p><p>The speech's location outside Columbus on Tuesday isn't the only thing that's unconventional. So is its hour of 6:45 p.m., a departure from previous noontime addresses.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 29208 at http://wyso.org PoliticsOhio: State Of The State Preview http://wyso.org/post/politicsohio-state-state-preview <p>Governor Kasich will give his State of the State speech Tuesday night in Lima. Kasich has said there won't be much new in his speech, but it will be his chance to defend his newly proposed budget and set the gears in motion for reelection. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler joins Emily McCord for this week's PoliticsOhio for a preview.</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 22:45:00 +0000 Emily McCord 29077 at http://wyso.org Ohio Lawmaker Wants Kasich Speech at Statehouse http://wyso.org/post/ohio-lawmaker-wants-kasich-speech-statehouse <p>A Youngstown-area state lawmaker is protesting Ohio Gov. John Kasich's plans to deliver his State of the State speech outside Columbus again this year.</p><p>In a letter sent Tuesday, state Rep. Ronald Gerberry asked House Speaker William Batchelder to reject any request by Kasich to change the speech's venue. Gerberry said moving the address "significantly destroys" the historic tradition of holding the joint session in House chambers.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:57:58 +0000 Associated Press 27662 at http://wyso.org