Ohio Governor John Kasich

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich holding a strong lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald.

Strickland: Stimulus Money Helped Ohio's Economy

Jul 25, 2014
State of Ohio

Many economic indicators show Ohio's economy has recovered significantly since the Great Recession.

Some low income Columbus children are the first to take advantage of a full day pre-school program that pairs community investment with state dollars.

Farmer In Kasich Radio Ad Not Just A Farmer

Jul 18, 2014
Toledo Blade

The farmer featured in a radio ad for Governor John Kasich's re-election campaign airing across rural Ohio sits on the board of Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance. 

FitzGerald's First TV Ad Prompts Swift Republican Counter Move

Jul 16, 2014

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald has launched his first television ad, three months after incumbent Republican  John Kasich started airing ads statewide.

A company that provides credit-card services and loyalty programs says it is expanding operations in Ohio and expects to add 700 new jobs.

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is fighting a subpoena to testify for the defense at the federal trial of a businessman accused of using employees and others to funnel illegal campaign contributions to two GOP politicians.

Kasich Defends Taylor In Timesheet Probe

Jun 17, 2014
State of Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich is defending Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, after two of her top aides resigned because of concerns about their timesheets.

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed the controversial bill freezing the state’s alternative energy standards for two years.

A package of tax cuts backed by Governor John Kasich is headed to the Republican's desk after it cleared the Ohio Legislature last night. The tax cuts were part of a slew of policy changes made in a midterm budget bill. 

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Governor John Kasich trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton in Ohio in a hypothetical presidential matchup.

State of Ohio

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Ohio Governor John Kasich with a fifteen point lead over his Democratic challenger, Ed FitzGerald.

FitzGerald Proposes Universal Access To Preschool

May 15, 2014

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald told a Westerville audience yesterday he'll work to guarantee all Ohio 4-year-olds have access to public preschool by 2018 if he's elected.


An American Lung Association poll shows 63 percent of Ohioans support raising cigarette taxes by a dollar a pack.

Dems Have Funding Advantage In Three Statewide Races

Apr 25, 2014

Campaign finance reports show Ohio Democrats have outraised incumbent Republicans in three statewide races so far this year, with Governor John Kasich strengthening his advantage.

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Launches Radio Ads

Apr 18, 2014

The ad war in the governor’s race is being fought in two different arenas.

Kasich Releases His First Re-Election Campaign Ad

Apr 16, 2014

Though there's never been an official kickoff of Governor John Kasich's re-election campaign, it has launched its the first TV ad.

Ohio Governor John Kasich didn't flatly rule out running for president in 2016 when questioned on national television. 

Republican House Speaker Bill Batchelder says Governor Kasich's midterm budget is being divided into 14 separate bills. 

Ohio Governor John Kasich has unveiled a nearly $2.4 billion construction budget to fund a host of community, school, park and prison projects. 

The governor’s budget update bill includes another state income tax cut – paid for by increases in two existing taxes. 

Ohio's governor has signed into law a measure setting when provisional ballots are counted in the political swing state and what it takes to cast one. 

State of State Focuses On Tax Cuts, Education

Feb 25, 2014

During his election-year State of the State speech last night, Ohio Governor John Kasich said he wants to cut the income tax and the small business tax.

Republican Gov. John Kasich has signed into law two election-related bills heavily criticized by Democrats. 

Poll: Clinton Would Beat Kasich In Presidential Race

Feb 21, 2014

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows only 39 percent of Ohio voters would favor Republican Governor John Kasich over Democrat Hillary Clinton in a prospective 2016 presidential matchup.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has extended the state's energy emergency declaration by two weeks to allow continued speedy shipments of propane gas to ease a cold-weather shortage. 

Kasich Campaigns In Cleveland

Feb 14, 2014

Ohio Governor John Kasich campaigned in Cleveland last night, speaking at a Cuayhoga County GOP fundraising dinner.

Gubernatorial Candidates Stake Out Positions On Education

Feb 12, 2014

Education is likely to be a key issue in the gubernatorial race.

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald is calling on incumbent Republican John Kasich to serve his full four year term if he is re-elected.

Kasich Shares Similiar Concerns With Tea Party

Feb 7, 2014

The day after he filed his paperwork to officially run for re-election, Governor John Kasich spoke to a group of newspaper professionals in Columbus yesterday.