Governor John Kasich

Politics
7:30 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Fresh Off Big Wins on Tuesday, Democrats Say the Campaign for Governor Started Tuesday Night

Ohioans are still recovering from the brutal, expensive political marathon that the 2012 campaign was. But Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler says it didn’t take long before some partisans to start talking about the next campaign.

On election night, staffers with the Ohio Democratic Party started distributing pre-printed signs that read: “Kasich – You’re Next”.

“John Kasich will not run unopposed for the next two years. We will challenge him every step of the way,” says Ohio Democratic Party chair Chris Redfern

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Election 2012
4:35 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Republicans Secure Majorities in Ohio Legislature

Republicans will continue their control over the Ohio Legislature, having secured enough seats to give them an edge in each chamber.

The GOP had majorities in both the House and Senate going into Tuesday's election.

It was a longshot for Democrats to take control of the state Senate, where the GOP has a 23-10 advantage.

Republicans have a 59-40 edge in the House. Democrats were hoping to cling to enough seats there to keep the GOP from gaining any more power.

Health, Science & The Environment
7:04 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Gov. Kasich Convenes Natural-Gas Vehicle Summit

Energy and transportation experts are heading to Columbus to discuss ways to encourage production of compressed natural gas vehicles and develop low-emission natural gas fuels.

A summit hosted by America's Natural Gas Alliance will be held Tuesday at Ohio State University. It will be patterned after an energy summit convened by Republican Gov. John Kasich last year.

The governor's office and Public Utilities Commission of Ohio are coordinating the event.

Statewide News
8:04 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Ohio Democrats Sue Governor Kasich

The Ohio Democratic Party has sued Governor John Kasich for what Democrats call his refusal to release his public schedules.

Ohio Democratic Party spokesman Jared Kertz says the suit filed in Franklin County Court is part of an effort to see if Governor Kasich has used taxpayer money to campaign for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

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Business & Technology
8:25 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Governor Kasich Announces More Jobs Coming To Dayton Area

Governor Kasich announced approval for 25 projects across the state, which he says will create more than 2000 jobs. At the monthly meeting of the Ohio Tax Credit Authority, several  proposals were approved in the Miami Valley. Among them, Production Control Units Incorporated in Dayton was approved and it expects to create 55 full time jobs. The company specializes in production process, automated assembly and product testing. Also, BOI solution was approved by the Tax Credit Authority for its new location project in Miamisburg.

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