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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.