John Kasich

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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU Public Media, Steve Brown and Ann Fisher discuss the large profits made by middlemen through managing pharmacy benefits for the state's Medicaid program.

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President Donald Trump and Gov. John Kasich traded jabs on Twitter a week after Ohio’s 12th District special election ended too close to call.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich
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Lawmakers are thinking about overriding Gov. John Kasich’s veto of a bill that aims to cut down on business regulation. Small businesses worry about what this veto could mean for future regulatory action.

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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU Public Media, Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss why a narrow loss by Democrat Danny O'Connor could be seen as a win in a Republican stronghold like the 12th congressional district.

Kasich Swears In New Mental Health Services Director

Aug 8, 2018
Dr. Mark Hurst (center) as director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services by Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday.
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Ohio's governor has sworn in the new director for the state agency that oversees mental health services.

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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The state’s budget office is forecasting a surplus at the end of this fiscal year. Gov. John Kasich says he wants to take that extra money and adjust withholdings, resulting in more money in Ohioans’ paychecks.

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Gov. John Kasich will allow a gun bill to become law without his signature, using an unusual procedure under Ohio law.

Cuyahoga Falls resident Brenda Ryan looks at a picture of her daughter, Sheena Moore, who died of a drug overdose back in 2016.
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Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill into law that increases penalties for drug trafficking and some other drug offenses when the drug involved is a fentanyl-related compound.

payday lending sign
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Gov. John Kasich has signed into law a proposal cracking down on Ohio's short-term lending industry.

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Gov. John Kasich has finished dealing with executions for the remainder of his time in office following a modern-era record of death penalty commutations.