"I haven't been in office for seven years, only seven weeks," said Governor Kasich who is already making changes to Ohio's budget that are leaving some residents unhappy.
"People will not stay in a community or a state where they can't maintain or improve their standard of living, people that earn a good living be that union or non-union, can support their families without public assistance," said Township Trustee Theresa Allen.
With the recent controversy surrounding Senate Bill 5, Governor John Kasich is continuing to chip away at the state's nearly $8 billion deficit. The governor said by eliminating collective bargaining rights for unions, it will give power back to the taxpayers.
"Overall this is a part of a major reform plan designed to get our budget balanced, designed to preserve the tax cut, designed to create a platform for economic growth," said Kasich.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is increasing its efforts to enforce safety on the roadways and prevent drunk driving.
Reports show that last year there were 13,919 OVI related crashes on Ohio roadways, killing 397 people and injuring an additional 8,517. Sergeant Clark Felix said these numbers are unacceptable and need to be reduced.
"It's not just our problem, it's everyone's problem, everybody needs to talk to their friends if they're having parties at home or just family...
Columbia Gas of Ohio announced today its first award from its Jobs Growth Fund....a 50,000 dollar grant to Coll Materials Exchange.
Columbia Gas started the Jobs Growth Fund in July 2010 to help provide financial assistance to new and existing companies that create new jobs in its 61-county Ohio Service Territory. Columbia Gas of Ohio President Jack Partridge says Coll Materials, a plastics recycling business, is the ideal first recipient.
It's only February and already 25 lives have been taken by fatal fires here in Ohio.
Assistant Chief of Fire Prevention Rich Palmer of the State Fire Marshals Office spoke at the Zanesville Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss their campaign for the use of smoke alarms in homes.
"Right now we're looking at campaigns around the state to reduce fatalities because we are seeing so many homes that have fires that don't have working smoke alarms,"...
Driving and texting is becoming a serious problem in the U.S. and now state lawmakers here in Ohio are working to ban it completely.
You're driving along and get a text message, you look down for just a few seconds and suddenly you find yourself in a near-accident. This scenario is becoming all too familiar to motorists across the country.
Auto Club AAA conducted a study last summer and you'd be surprised at the statistics they discovered.