Josh Mandel

Election 2014
10:37 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Republican Josh Mandel Re-Elected Ohio Treasurer

Republican Josh Mandel will serve a second term as Ohio State Treasurer

Republican Josh Mandel has defeated Democratic state Rep. Connie Pillich for a second term as Ohio's treasurer.

Mandel successfully campaigned on his accomplishments of investing safely and cutting office costs. His win Tuesday came in one of the year's most competitive contests.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown had defeated Mandel two years ago after a bruising campaign. Revelations during that race that Mandel hired friends into state jobs and repeatedly failed to attend meetings of a key board he chaired contributed to his loss and were seen as advantageous to Pillich.

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Politics
7:04 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Deputy Treasurer on Corruption Charges

Conspiracy, bribery, and money laundering, these are the charges against a former deputy state treasurer brought by a federal grand jury.

The indictment against Amer Ahmad alleges a tale of corruption between the former deputy treasurer, Ahmad’s business partner and a state lobbyist.

According to court documents, Ahmad is accused of using his position as deputy treasurer to hire Douglas Hampton and his company to conduct a series of lucrative securities trades on behalf of the state and the treasurer’s office.

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Politics
11:06 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Democratic State Rep Launches 2014 Run for Ohio Treasurer

A Democratic state lawmaker is announcing plans to challenge Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel in 2014.

Third-term state Rep. Connie Pillich, of suburban Cincinnati, said Monday she'll focus her campaign on fighting for working families, fellow small business owners and senior citizens.

Pillich has been a lawyer, businesswoman and captain in the U.S. Air Force.

Without using his name, she criticized Mandel for absenteeism from his state position during a failed run for the U.S. Senate last year and for not wanting the job.

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Politics
3:04 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Ohio's GOP Treasurer Opposes Kasich Tax Hike

A fellow Republican state official has come out against Gov. John Kasich's proposed tax increase on drillers.

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel tells a meeting of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association he believes the governor's proposal to increase the severance tax stands to scare away Ohio oil and gas investment at a critical time.

Mandel's remarks Thursday mark the second time in under a month he has bucked the governor on a major policy issue.

Politics
7:05 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Brown: Cash Can't Fool Middle-Class Voters

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says he'll promote more campaign finance disclosure after prevailing in Tuesday's election against close to $40 million in undisclosed outside spending.

The Democrat said he received dozens of congratulatory calls from colleagues after keeping his seat despite the heaviest onslaught of third-party cash in the nation. Brown beat Republican Josh Mandel in the closely watched race.

Brown said his victory proved well-funded industries seeking favor in Washington can't intimidate a Congress member who has a strong middle-class message.

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