Stories tagged with: Governor John Kasich

April 8, 2014 - 4:35am
2 weeks 2 days ago

Coshocton and Licking Counties see funds from Ohio's new youth drug prevention initiative "Start Talking."

The Governor's Office said that the building youth resiliency grants target students in 5-9 grades.

Over $62,000 was awarded to Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices. The program will work with all three local county school districts to provide life skills training. LST holds the distinction of being a top research based substance abuse prevention program.  They...

February 5, 2014 - 10:05pm
11 weeks 22 hours ago

Governor John Kasich's message of, "Ohio is leading the way," was heard in front of hundreds of people Wednesday night at the Muskingum County Republican Party's annual Lincoln Day Dinner.

During his speech, Gov. Kasich touched on everything from God, family, taxes, and jobs. He told the audience that he wants Ohio to be a "well-rounded state," with less regulations, and said "jobs are the ticket" for making...

January 27, 2014 - 12:43pm
12 weeks 3 days ago

Governor Kasich calls for extra school snow days as the cold weather continues.

Monday, Governor John Kasich urged the Ohio General Assembly and Ohio Department of Education to work together to provide a one time increase in the number of days that schools can take off because of snow and bad weather.

Kasich said the increase of just a few days is needed since so many Ohio schools have used or are close to using thier five calamity days.

The governor said extending the...

January 14, 2014 - 4:14pm
14 weeks 2 days ago

Governor John Kasich says it's time for parent to talk to their children about the dangers of drugs.

The online initiative is called Start Talking and it gives parents the proper tools to sit down and talk to their teens about pain pills and other prescribed drugs. CEO of Muskingum Behavioral Health, Steve Carrel says that having these conversation could save a life.

"The government also knew that young people who have parents that talk to them about drug use are about 50...

October 17, 2013 - 6:22pm
26 weeks 6 days ago

Democratic leaders spoke out against the elimination of the Homestead Tax Exemption for many Ohio senior citizens.

Local seniors met downtown at the Muskingum County Democratic Party building to listen to democratic state officials explain how the removal of the tax break can negatively affect their future.

"It affects all of the seniors over the age 65, currently they are eligible for the Homestead Exemption on their home, the changes are that anyone unless they make under...

August 29, 2013 - 5:48pm
34 weeks 4 hours ago

Governor John Kasich is encouraging Ohioans to get involved and help end hunger across the state. He's asking you to contact your local food bank and food pantry and offer your help either financially, or with your time.

"See if you can volunteer, there's a lot of volunteers needed sometimes to feed people," said Gov. Kasich. "But it's a great opportunity to combine the private charity that people believe in, with some help also from he taxpayers to make...

August 29, 2013 - 5:29pm
34 weeks 4 hours ago

Governor Kasich made a stop by the new Fanatics facility in the ECO Business Park in Frazeysburg on Thursday, to celebrate the announcement of hundreds of new job opportunities with the e-commerce company. Gov. Kasich acknowledged Senator Troy Balderson, State Representative Brian Hill and the Muskingum County Port Authority's, Mike Jacoby, for their contributions in helping to get the company to open up their new distribution center right here in Muskingum County.


July 3, 2013 - 3:46pm
42 weeks 1 day ago

The $62 billion, two year plan includes added funding to public schools, changes in higher education, added transportation funds, tax cuts and controversial cuts to Planned Parenthood.

Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor said, "There's a $2.7 billion dollar net tax cut in this budget. 10 percent individual tax cut across the board for all individuals who pay taxes in Ohio and there's also a 50 percent tax cut for small business."

Taylor says the budget will keep Ohio on an...

September 21, 2012 - 5:42pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

Governor John Kasich visited Cambridge Friday to get a first hand look at an evolving company.

Over the past six months, Quanex Building Products has added 150 new jobs at its Cambridge facility which is the central hub for its insulating glass spacer production. The company recently made the decision to consolidate operations, closing the facility in Kentucky and moving everything into Ohio. The continued dedication to creating jobs in Ohio inspired the visit from Governor Kasich....

April 30, 2012 - 3:18pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

Harsher rules and higher standards could soon be in place for exotic animal owners in Ohio, if a State Senate passed a bill becomes law.

Ohioans would be banned from acquiring new exotic animals, and previous owners would have to comply with stricter rules. We talked with Governor John Kasich when he was in town last week. He says he recalls the release of the exotic animals in Muskingum County, and agrees with the proposed legislation making it tougher to be an owner.


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