Josh Mandel

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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Election 2012
11:42 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Election Results Wrap-up

President Barack Obama has won Ohio again, capturing the swing state after a hard-fought battle with Republican Mitt Romney. Obama, who also won Ohio in 2008, claims the swing state's 18 electoral votes on his way to an electoral victory nationwide.

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