COLUMBUS, OH (AP) - Ohio officials say the proposed design for a barrier in front of the deteriorated Buckeye Lake Dam could save money and accelerate the project.
That's optimistic news for area residents and businesses disappointed by the lake's water level being kept low as a precaution this summer. It limits boating and water activities, upsetting locals who say the economy and tourism there are taking a big hit.
The Lieutenant Governor for the state of Ohio made a trip to Zanesville on Thursday to discuss the Mid Biennial Budget Review bill that will be introduced to legislature next week.
Lt. Governor Mary Taylor says that the review is unique to Governor, John Kasich's time in office and will focus on education and tax cut programs. Taylor says in the last two budgets they have cut taxes by a total of 3 billion dollars and hope a new cut will increase those savings.
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...
The Ohio Fire Academy and The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Watercraft, trained emergency first responders on how to save someone during a water rescue incident. The joint training between the two agencies is part of Governor John Kasich's vision of shared services within Ohio.
"Most of the week they've been learning boat operations, driving boats in swift water. Today we did swimming in swift water and learned how to save themselves, save others, that type of...
A proposed budget by Governor John Kasich will leave a dent in the city budget.
The city stands to lose $345,000 in funding after Governor Kasich announced that he would cut support to local governments by $139 million in 2012 and $187 million in 2013.
"We're not going to panic. We have a 56 million dollar budget. $340,000 is a small percentage of that. It's still a big chunk of money, so we'll be watching it very carefully and sharing our information with the committee set...
Governor Elect John Kasich spent time in Licking County Tuesday to announce appointment of his nominee for Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation.
"I'm very proud to announce as the Director Elect of the Department of Transportation, Newark's own Jerry Wray."
That was the announcement Governor Elect John Kasich made in a Licking County Courtroom. Kasich tapped, the 65-year-old Wray, as the Director Elect due to his work as ODOT's Director from 1991-1999 under...
Governor Ted Strickland stopped in Zanesville Wednesday. He spoke with small business owners, local government officials and school administrators.
The governor who is up for re-election met at the Muskingum County Business Incubator to speak about the importance of investing in educating Ohio. He spoke about the Evidence-Based-Model which is opposed by his opponent, John Kasich.
"We have invested heavily in K through 12 education, passed an evidence-based model and we...
The race for Ohio Governor made a stop in Zanesville Wednesday afternoon.
Republican Gubernatorial Candidate John Kasich visited Tom's Ice Cream Bowl to discuss his campaign plans with supporters. He spoke about issues like lowering taxes, government efficiency and working on the state's educational system.
"Dollars are not in the classroom, the teachers are not in power, it's the most important thing we can do to get started to make this thing work," said John Kasich,...