State of the State

4:04 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

Campaign Funds to Help Pay Ohio Gov.'s Speech Costs

Barred from using tax dollars, some Ohio lawmakers expect to use campaign cash for travel expenses related to this year's new site for the governor's State of the State address.

State law allows elected officials to pay for meals and mileage related to public duties with campaign funds.

The provision keeps taxpayers from picking up certain tab, but it raises concerns from at least one state government watchdog who says it could extend donors' influence beyond elections.

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6:35 pm
Sun March 13, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Kasich's State of the State

Emily McCord speaks to the Dayton Daily News' Ellen Belcher about Governor Kasich's State of the State and what it may mean for the region.

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5:35 pm
Fri March 4, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Collective Bargaining Bill Passes Senate

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler. Senate Bill 5 has passed the senate and will move onto the house. Kasler tells McCord that not every Republican was ready to pass the bill. Also, Kasler previews Governor Kasich's State of the State speech next week.

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