Stories tagged with: kasich

July 21, 2015 - 12:43pm
1 week 4 days ago
Ohio Governor John Kasich is the latest entry into the 2016 republican presidential race. The outspoken swing-state Governor declared his candidacy Tuesday at Ohio State University. He told a crowd of 2,000 “the sun is going to rise to the zenith in America again.” He’s the 16th notable republican to join the bustling contest for the nomination. Kasich says the despite all the competitors, he’s the only one with experience in three broad areas of political leadership – the federal budget,...
July 21, 2015 - 3:46am
1 week 4 days ago

The presidential field is about to get bigger.

Ohio Governor John Kasich will announce Tuesday that he is joining the presidential race during an event at Ohio State University.

Kasich will become the 16th announced republican to announce their candidacy.

Following the announcement, Kasich will then his the road and has events scheduled in South Carolina, New Hampshire, Michigan and Iowa.

June 29, 2015 - 5:12am
4 weeks 5 days ago

Ohio Governor John Kasich will formally announce his plans for the 2016 presidential race on July 21st. He is expected to formally join the crowded republican primary field at an announcement set for Ohio State University. There are more than a dozen republicans already in the race. Kasich isn’t as well known as some of his likely republican competitors, but he has been involved in national politics for more than three decades. The 63-year-old two-term governor previously served in...

February 2, 2015 - 4:20pm
25 weeks 5 days ago
Governor John Kasich is proposing additional cuts to Ohio’s income tax and a 120-million dollar debt relief fund to help residents repay college loans. Among ways the republican Governor pays for the programs are a tax increase on oil-and-gas drilling and an increase in the tax on cigarettes from $1.25 to $2.25 a pack. Kasich said Monday that the budget allows more Ohioans to take early college courses, to access college and secure good jobs in the state. The plan caps tuition hikes at 2...
May 14, 2014 - 10:43am
1 year 11 weeks ago

A new poll shows Ohio Governor John Kasich widening his lead over democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald with about six months to go before the election.  The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University in Connecticut shows the republican Kasich is ahead of Fitzgerald 50 percent to 35 percent.  The  same poll in February had Kasich leading by a 43-to-38 percent margin.  The May 7-12 survey notes that many Ohioans still don’t know much about Fitzgerald, the...

June 26, 2012 - 3:17pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed 13 bills, including one to east ex-inmates back into the workforce as cosmetologists, salvage-yard dealers and construction workers.  The measure aims to reduce employment or professional hardships brought about by a person’s conviction or decision to plead guilty to a crime.  Ex-offenders could get a state certificate of employment or professional licensure lifting certain bars on employment.  Kasich signed the bills in private...

February 3, 2012 - 7:51pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

Governor John Kasich will be at Zane State College on Monday, February 6th.

The Governor requested to come to the school in order to view a natural gas technology class.

According to Zane State President Dr. Paul Brown, the Governor will observe students from the Natural Gas Technology degree program and EPIC/Retrain America classes.

On Monday Dr. Brown says there will be extra security on the campus for the Governor's visit.

The visit comes one day before Governor...

July 11, 2011 - 6:36pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

Governor Kasich announced the JobsOhio Board of Directors Monday, the group given the task to bring jobs to the state and revive Ohio's economy.

JobsOhio will be funded by revenue from wholesale distribution from the Ohio Department of Commerce. Department of Commerce Director David Goodman says one of his main efforts is improving business to bring jobs to Ohio. He says this is one of the many ways the Department of Commerce is able to help.

"We're going to be in the...

May 24, 2011 - 9:54am
4 years 10 weeks ago

Governor John Kasich is going to visit Zanesville later this week to tour an area company. The event will take place at Plaskolite in the Airport Business Park. Plant manager Don Schultz and Plaskolite senior executives will host the Governor who will talk with plant employees and area business people. The event, which is not open to the public, will happen around 1:00 Thursday afternoon.

November 3, 2010 - 12:22am
4 years 39 weeks ago

Republican John Kasich has won big among Ohio's independents and conservatives to capture the state's Governor's Race.  Ohio's lousy economy is a big reason why Strickland lost four years after winning with the promise of turning around the state's job situation.  Kasich edged Strickland among those who think the country is going in the wrong direction and are worried about the direction of the economy in the coming year. 

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