State Controlling Board

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. 

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The State Controlling Board has approved spending more than 5 million dollars to build a new visitor center at Hocking Hills State Park.

One of the state lawmakers who serves on the panel that approved Ohio's medical marijuana program wants to put it on hold until certain questions are answered.

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The state Controlling board has approved the Ohio Medicaid director's request for 264 million dollars in funding needed to qualify for 638 million in federal matching funds for Medicaid.

The state Controlling Board has granted permission to the Ohio Department of Administrative Services to use an alternative way of selecting some vendors.

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 has agreed to pay a Clark County man 110 thousand dollars because a judge refused to release him from prison after his drug conviction was overturned.

The state Controlling Board has approved spending 1.3 million dollars to fund the next phase of construction of a new Buckeye Lake dam.

The state's Controlling Board has approved a 5.6 million request by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to fund the next phase of work to replace the deteriorated Buckeye Lake dam.

Ohio Highway Patrol troopers have ratified a new three-year contract with the state.

Two agencies that will regulate Ohio's medical marijuana program are getting the 1.8 million state dollars they sought to start that work.

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.

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The State Controlling Board has approved spending nearly 8.4 million dollars for design work for replacing the deteriorating dam at Buckeye Lake.

The Ohio Court of Claims has ruled a Cleveland man will receive just over 1 million dollars from the state for wrongfully imprisoning him for 39 years. 

The State Controlling Board has approved an Ohio Lottery plan to spend 22.5 million dollars on 12 hundred new electronic raffle machines for veterans' posts and fraternal organizations.

Controlling Board Approves Medicaid Expansion

Oct 22, 2013

The State Controlling Board has approved expanding Medicaid to cover thousands more low-income Ohioans.

Kasich Moving Ahead On Plan To Expand Medicaid

Oct 11, 2013

An expansion of Medicaid in Ohio could hinge on approval from a little known, but powerful state panel.

Declining Lottery Sales Concern State Controlling Board

Jun 11, 2013

Ohio Lottery officials are asking the State Controlling Board to renew the  contract with the company hired to operate the lottery, despite a decline in sales this year. 

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.

Thousands of Ohio college students are soon going to get paid internships or co-op jobs, thanks to a new infusion of government money.