Friday Feb 21
Drug maker will stop supplying Ohio's execution mix
Challenger FitzGerald stumps ahead of governor's address Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald and his running mate Sharen Neuhardt plan a series of separate stops around Ohio to present what they're calling "the real state of the state."
The Columbus Dispatch
Democrats using Ormet plant closing against Kasich
The closing of an aluminum factory last year and the loss of 700 jobs in economically depressed eastern Ohio is being used by Democrats against Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich as the governor's race ramps up.
Republicans Are Cautious About Supporting Democratic Bill Aimed at Closed Ormet Plant
At the start of this election year, hundreds of workers who lost their jobs with the shutdown of an aluminum smelting plant in southeast Ohio hope for help from the state.