Stories tagged with: kasich

February 2, 2015 - 4:20pm
17 weeks 1 day 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 2 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
2 years 48 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 17 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
3 years 46 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 1 week 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 30 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. 

April 29, 2010 - 5:21pm
5 years 5 weeks ago

One local group is calling on gubernatorial candidate John Kasich to release his tax returns.

Retired members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Subchapter 150 are asking for Kasich to release 10 years worth of tax returns and to disclose the details of his employment with wall street investment firm Lehman Brothers.

President Lee Martin says the collapse of Lehman Brothers led to $480 million in losses in five state pension funds including...

March 31, 2010 - 9:04pm
5 years 9 weeks ago


The annual Guernsey County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner had a special guest Wednesday night.

Republican gubernatorial candidate, John Kasich, stopped by the Prichard Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge to host his own fundraiser and attend the Lincoln Day Dinner. Kasich says he believes the current government has been mismanaged and wants to see the budget cleaned up.

"Our whole strategy is to make sure families get their monies worth and as families get their monies...

March 27, 2010 - 5:56pm
5 years 9 weeks ago


Republican Gubernatorial Candidate, John Kasich, met with locals in New Lexington Saturday afternoon.

He took questions from the audience and listened to their concerns. Kasich has served in Congress for 18 years and after a ten year break, he is getting back into the political scene.

"I am getting back into it because I think I can help the state.  I think I know being in business for ten years, the government and balancing the federal budget...

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