The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction and the Department of Youth Services have asked the Ohio Controlling Board for 1.8 million dollars to help facilitate their merger of back-office functions like payroll.
The Greek company that runs Ohio's gambling operations has been granted a renewed contract with potentially lucrative unbid extensions, over the objections of competitors, a hired consultant and some state lawmakers.
The State Controlling Board has released another 2.5 million dollars to the State Highway Patrol, with some of that going to provide security for Governor John Kasich on the presidential campaign trail.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is investigating whether Wright State University in Dayton and its consultant violated lobbying laws when the school paid him nearly 2 million dollars without prior approval from the state Controlling Board.
The state Controlling Board has approved the Ohio Department of Agriculture's request for 500 thousand additional dollars to adequately care for exotic animals seized or surrendered under the state's recently enacted crackdown.
The Ohio Department of Agriculture is asking the state Controlling Board to approve an additional 500 thousand dollars to adequately care for exotic animals seized or surrendered under the state's recently enacted crackdown.
The continuing questions surrounding transparency at Governor John Kasich's job-creating entity JobsOhio came up again in a routine meeting Monday that ended with a statement that shocked many observers.