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Some seeking Ohio records on Kasich end up empty-handed

You tend to attract attention when you run for president of the United States. From The New York Times to Buzzfeed to pro-Democratic groups, the office of Ohio Gov. John Kasich has been inundated with public-records requests. Journalists and special-interest and opposition researchers are digging to find out more about the Republican who aspires to the Oval Office. But, more ...

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Kasich rolls out plan for federal budget

COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich today drew a map that he said would lead to a balanced federal budget within eight years as president, a map that looks a lot like the map he drew for Ohio as governor. This time, however, he hopes the map leads to the White House. Mr. Kasich unveiled his blueprint at New Hampshire’s Nashua ...

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Ohio report on fracking tax misses deadline, work continues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group studying Ohio’s oil-and-gas severance tax will miss a state budget-imposed deadline for releasing its report even after the state Senate president initially called it a “hard deadline” and told reporters it was likely coming this week. Ohio Senate spokesman John Fortney said Thursday that work continues on the report and the group is making ...

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No action in Ohio fracking tax standoff as deadline arrives

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Compromise is still eluding members of the Ohio Legislature on Republican Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) proposed tax hike on oil-and-gas drillers. The extra time granted by legislative leaders to strike a deal with the powerful energy lobby is set to expire Thursday. In pulling the tax issue from the state budget in June, Senate President Keith ...

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Kasich: Ohio will aid workers losing jobs at uranium project

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) says the state will offer job-search support and other help for workers affected when the federal government halts a southern Ohio uranium enrichment project. The Department of Energy plans to end its contract for the American Centrifuge Project in Piketon at the end of September. About 235 workers have been notified of possible ...

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Planned cracker plant could create thousands of jobs in Ohio

Ohio is on the cusp of breaking ground for a new $5.7 billion ethane cracker in the eastern part of the state, Columbus Business First reports. The announcement for the new cracker came Thursday from Gov. John Kasich, who assisted Thai company PTT Global Chemical Public Company Ltd.in planning the $100 million expenditure for the facility’s engineering and design. The ...

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Kasich takes campaign break for jobs-related event in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is scheduled to join state and local officials for a jobs-related announcement in Columbus after spending much of his time recently on the presidential campaign trail. According a media advisory from Kasich’s office, the Republican governor and presidential contender plans to appear at a Wednesday afternoon event with the head of PTT ...

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Businesses pick apart Kasich’s tax proposals

Gov. John Kasich’s tax proposals continued to take on water yesterday — and some of his front-line supporters in the business community are the ones shooting holes in the boat. Ohio’s nine metro chambers of commerce, including Columbus’, said Kasich’s tax package — which includes $5.7 billion in income-tax cuts and $5.2 billion in sales, business, tobacco and fracking tax ...

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