Governor John Kasich

Ohio
5:52 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Republicans sweep Ohio statewide races

Governor John Kasich after winning reelectoni
Andy Chow

It was a big night for Republicans as the party swept all the statewide races in Ohio and brought momentum into Gov. John Kasich’s second term. While the Democrats now find themselves in a big state of unrest.

Gov. John Kasich took the stage to deliver his victory speech with energy and a clear message. He says Ohio voters are showing that the Republican Party is now a more welcoming group that invites all sorts of people who may not have supported their issues in the past.

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Ohio governor
8:54 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Ohio's Governors race about a month away....is it still a race?

Ohio's Governor's race is about a month away.  WVXU Political reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about the race.

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Governor's Race
5:13 am
Tue August 19, 2014

FitzGerald's top aides leave campaign

Credit Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

After weeks of bad headlines, low poll numbers and disappointing fundraising, there’s a major shakeup rattling the campaign of the Democratic candidate for governor.

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Ohio unemployment rate
3:30 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Ohio's jobless rate goes up

For the first time in nine months, Ohio’s unemployment rate went up last month.   The news has the political spin machines working on high speed.

Ohio’s jobless rate was 5.7 in July, up from 5.5 in June. Ben Johnson with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says that’s not reason to think that means the state’s economy is failing:

“We don’t think that the overall trend has changed. We believe that the economy is slowly improving and will continue to slowly improve.

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Local News
3:38 pm
Sat August 2, 2014

Governor Kasich Declares State of Emergency over Toledo Drinking Water

Ohio Governor John Kasich has declared a state of emergency for Lucas, Wood and Fulton Counties after city of Toledo officials found evidence of an algae contaminant in the public water system and advised residents not to drink the water.

Here's information from the Governor's office:

State and local officials are working together to arrange for drinking water to be shipped into the affected areas. These are the recommendations that have been issued:

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