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The minority leader of the Ohio Senate has asked for hearings on Gov. John Kasich's selection to lead the state health department, questioning whether the former lawmaker appointed to the post is qualified.
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The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. Avik also writes a weekly column on politics and policy for National Review.
It would be difficult for anyone in Columbus, Ohio to have a serious discussion about our small business community without mentioning Elizabeth Lessner. Lessner's Tip Top restaurant helped drive the Gay Street revival downtown.
If this stands as the only debate they get from their statewide candidates this year, Ohio voters at least got a lot to consider. Republican State Auditor Dave Yost and Democratic challenger John Patrick Carney covered a lot of ground here Monday at the City Club of Cleveland .
A new ad from the Kasich campaign makes several statements about the Ohio economy and 10TV finds all of them to be accurate - with a couple caveats. Ohio's unemployment rate has dropped from 9.1 percent in January, 2011, when Kasich took office, to 5.7 percent in August.
Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor will attend the opening of the Summit County Republican Party's campaign headquarters next week.
Having declared Ed FitzGerald's gubernatorial campaign DOA on several occasions, the Plain Dealer still persists in digging into his distant past in the hope of handing the election to Gov. Kasich by acclimation. In less-polite circles, it's known as piling on.
Anita Rios has watched from a distance as the Democratic candidate for governor has seen his campaign flounder and wondered whether this could create an opening for her. The woman from Toledo's Old West End has more than a stake in the race.
Frost put a moratorium on Ohio executions -- a stay recently extended to Jan. 15, 2015 -- to give both sides in the legal challenge more time to obtain evidence and present arguments. Yet without waiting for a definitive ruling, Gov. John Kasich earlier this month approved new execution dates, starting Feb. 11, 2015 , apparently assuming the state's execution protocol will be upheld by Frost.
Gov. John Kasich, pictured at right at a 2012 JobsOhio board meeting with James Boland of the agency's board, says the agency's secrecy has been exaggerated. His opponent, Ed FitzGerald, doesn't necessarily criticize the private, nonprofit entity but says he'd restore transparency to it.
As a small group of Ohio Young Democrats held its fall meeting Saturday morning, a speaker asked if there were any questions. As most of the approximately dozen men and women turned to see who the questioner was, the man continued, "Can I speak for a few minutes and get on the road?" The voice belonged to Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic candidate for governor who made a quick stop at the county Democratic Party headquarters on North Ridge Road.
A transit/bike/pedestrian project envisioned as spreading some of Opportunity Corridor's benefits to low-income neighborhoods landed a $400,000 federal grant Friday. The TIGER grant will pay for planning work on an eight-mile, north-south axis along East 105th and East 93rd streets, which intersect the 3.2-mile Opportunity Corridor being built, starting this fall, to connect Interstate 490 to University Circle.
It's no secret that John Kasich wants to run for president - again. He can't admit that now because he's running for re-election, and that's like asking Ohioans for their votes but telling them you have NO PLANS to serve the full term.
The escape by three inmates, including the killer of three students in the 2012 Chardon High School shooting rampage, from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution drew accusations from union officials about inadequate staffing levels and security problems at the facility. Christopher Mabe, president of the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association, said officials at the minimum-medium security prison had been warned by unionized correctional officers that an escape had been planned the day before, and the only action taken was to put an inmate in segregation.
Libertarians recently updated their lawsuit with what they say are Republicans' connections in the case. They say a GOP consultant and appointee of Gov. John Kasich was responsible for hiring the law firm whose challenge pushed two of their candidates off Ohio's ballot.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:27 am
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