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1 hr ago | Hudson Hub-Times
"Golden week" is back, thanks to a federal judge whose mandate for extended voting hours for Ohioans ought to put an end to the partisan squabbling over opportunities to go to the polls. U.S. District Court Judge Peter Economus ruled that election law changes approved earlier by the Republican-dominated legislature and backed by Gov. John Kasich were unconstitutional because they disproportionately affected minority, lower-income and homeless voters by making it more difficult for them to cast a ballot.
4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
The number of people without health insurance fell by 47,000 during the past year in Ohio, one of 15 states that saw a decline in its pool of uninsured from 2012 through 2013, the federal government reported yesterday. In a report released by the U.S. Census Bureau, the government concluded that 1.258 million in Ohio, or 11a The decline in the number of those without health insurance in Ohio - a trend that started in 2010 - can be attributed to the gradually expanding state economy and some sections of the 2010 federal health-care law that have been phased in, such as allowing people as old as 26 to remain on their parents' insurance policies.
A state pharmacy board document says the office of Ohio Gov. John Kasich forced the firing of its director by threatening board members with their jobs if he wasn't removed. A timeline created by former board Executive Director Kyle Parker also says Kasich adviser Jai Chabria threatened to ruin Parker's reputation if he wasn't fired.
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Big election years have always been about the state of the Ohio economy, and as usual, those with different political perspectives have different views on how the state's economic recovery is going. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler talked to experts who've been examining the extreme ends of the economic scale.
On September 15, the Ohio Libertarian Party asked a U.S. District Court to place its gubernatorial ticket on the November ballot. This time, the request is based on new evidence showing that the process by which the ticket was removed from the party's primary ballot was corrupt.
The Columbus Dispatch released a "poll" this weekend that is so amazingly bad, so biased and so clearly aimed at promoting John Kasich's campaign for governor, that they should be embarrassed to call itself a news organization. Last week we revealed that Dispatch Editor Marrison was scheduled to headline a GOP fundraiser .
The minority leader of the Ohio Senate has asked for hearings on Gov. John Kasich's selection to lead the state health department, questioning whether the former lawmaker appointed to the post is qualified.
The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. Avik also writes a weekly column on politics and policy for National Review.
It would be difficult for anyone in Columbus, Ohio to have a serious discussion about our small business community without mentioning Elizabeth Lessner. Lessner's Tip Top restaurant helped drive the Gay Street revival downtown.
If this stands as the only debate they get from their statewide candidates this year, Ohio voters at least got a lot to consider. Republican State Auditor Dave Yost and Democratic challenger John Patrick Carney covered a lot of ground here Monday at the City Club of Cleveland .
A new ad from the Kasich campaign makes several statements about the Ohio economy and 10TV finds all of them to be accurate - with a couple caveats. Ohio's unemployment rate has dropped from 9.1 percent in January, 2011, when Kasich took office, to 5.7 percent in August.
Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor will attend the opening of the Summit County Republican Party's campaign headquarters next week.
Having declared Ed FitzGerald's gubernatorial campaign DOA on several occasions, the Plain Dealer still persists in digging into his distant past in the hope of handing the election to Gov. Kasich by acclimation. In less-polite circles, it's known as piling on.
Anita Rios has watched from a distance as the Democratic candidate for governor has seen his campaign flounder and wondered whether this could create an opening for her. The woman from Toledo's Old West End has more than a stake in the race.
Frost put a moratorium on Ohio executions -- a stay recently extended to Jan. 15, 2015 -- to give both sides in the legal challenge more time to obtain evidence and present arguments. Yet without waiting for a definitive ruling, Gov. John Kasich earlier this month approved new execution dates, starting Feb. 11, 2015 , apparently assuming the state's execution protocol will be upheld by Frost.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 07:14 am
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