John Kasich

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The so-called “Stand Your Ground” bill is likely to come to the floor of the House next week, just before lawmakers leave for an extended break. And that might not be the end of the road for that controversial measure.

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A coalition seeking to reduce gun violence across Ohio is urging lawmakers to act quickly to enact Republican Gov. John Kasich's proposed gun law changes.

Allegra Boverman

Ohio gained 20,000 new private sector jobs in May, meaning the state is outpacing the nation in job growth rate this year. That’s despite having no measureable job growth in all 2017.

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Gov. John Kasich is joining the chorus of voices opposing a Trump administration immigration policy separating immigrant families at the United States border. Speaking on MSNBC on Monday, Kasich blasted the practice.

Ohio Governor John Kasich speaks during the Ohio State of the State address in the Fritsche Theater at Otterbein University in Westerville, Tuesday, March 6, 2018.
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Gov. John Kasich says Ohio should be doing everything it can to defend the part of the Affordable Care Act that requires health care coverage for people with preexisting conditions. This once again positions Kasich against President Donald Trump, who has said his administration will not fight for the law.

Ross Geiger, a juror on the murder trial of Raymond Tibetts, expresses remorse for voting on the death penalty.
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A member of the jury who recommended the death penalty for a convicted murderer in 1997 is now seeking mercy for that killer. The juror says he would’ve reached a different decision had the case been argued better.

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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown talk about how voters are purged from election rolls and why the issue reached the highest court in the land.

Voter turnout will likely be crucial in November's election, as recent polling shows the race for governor is extremely close. Chrissy Thompson, Statehouse reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, joins the show.

Mike DeWine and Richard Cordray
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A new statewide poll shows the Ohio governor’s race is a toss-up right now.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich
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Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order on Friday that will emphasize the use of technology to assist Ohioans with disabilities when the state evaluates their needs. 

A House Divided

May 24, 2018
Ohio Speaker Pro Tem Kirk Schuring
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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown delve into why Republicans can't seem to get their House in order.

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