Ohio has a big coal industry, but also has a lot of land for wind energy development. And state officials seems to be floating in the middle as far as energy policy goes. The energy issue pulled the state in two different directions.
The feud between the Donald Trump campaign and Ohio Republican Party chair Matt Borges before the election has turned into a challenge over the state party’s leadership next month. Now the party’s top state officeholder has weighed in with an unsurprising but significant vote of confidence.
Ohio’s tax revenue has fallen short of estimates in the past few months. And recently Gov. John Kasich has brought up the “R” word -- recession. Kasich is now using another term that’s become taboo on capitol square.
Gov. John Kasich made a surprise appearance on the floor of the Ohio House yesterday, to tell lawmakers to expect a tough budget because Ohio is on “the verge of a recession”. But a report from his budget office doesn’t back up that claim.
Ohio Republican Party Chairman Matt Borges has officially announced that he will vote for his party’s presidential nominee Donald Trump. But the refusal to endorse Trump from top Ohio Republicans like Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Rob Portman is still making waves.
Donald Trump’s supporters in Ohio are being forced to take sides after the presidential nominee cut ties with the chair of the Ohio Republican Party. This fracture could have lasting impact after the votes are counted.
This was a devastating weekend for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Ohio – he lost the support of three GOP officeholders over lewd comments made about women in a 2005 tape that was brought to light on Friday.
One of the biggest fights waiting for lawmakers when they return to work after the elections will have to do with renewable energy in Ohio. The spat could come down between Gov. John Kasich and a leader in his own party.
Although he’s no longer in the presidential race, Gov. John Kasich is still working to get his message on different issues out to a national audience. Kasich now has strong words for any leaders who suggest cutting foreign aid.
Gov. John Kasich is back on the campaign trail, but not for himself. He’s been stumping for candidates for the US Senate, and Thursday he appeared with Ohio’s incumbent Sen. Rob Portman in Dayton and Columbus.
Gov. John Kasich hasn’t made many public appearances since leaving the Republican race for president in May. He was at a ribbon cutting for an expansion of the food company Nestle in suburban Columbus, and he covered a lot of ground.
The Ohio Republican Party could be facing a dilemma in the next two years with as many as three top officeholders possibly vying for the Governor’s office. Current Gov. John Kasich is weighing in on what might happen before 2018.
Gov. John Kasich’s underdog presidential run put him on a national stage. Now it seems like there’s a building interest behind Kasich’s brand of politics, one that he plans to embrace by writing a new book.
Real estate magnate Donald Trump accepted the GOP nomination last night. But that doesn’t mean the party is unified behind him. Gov. John Kasich’s delegates attended the convention and many of them admit they have a hard time accepting Trump.