Gov. John Kasich

Ohio takes first steps toward big Medicaid overhaul

BY: - September 30, 2020

Ohio Medicaid, which provides health care to more than a quarter of the state's population is poised to take a big step in a major overhaul of the program.

Mailbag: Ohio trails other states in funding public transit. Here’s why.

BY: - September 10, 2020

It’s illegal to vote twice in Ohio, but it’s recommended you read each Ohio Capital Journal article twice. It’s time for this week’s mailbag:  Got a question about Ohio politics? Send them to [email protected] or tweet them to @tylerjoelb. Why don’t we invest in sustainable transportation (rail, bike, public transportation) at rates comparable to our […]

Will Kasich be the only Ohioan to speak at the Democratic National Convention?

BY: - August 14, 2020

The news of former Republican Gov. John Kasich being invited to speak at the Democratic National Convention turned quite a few heads. It now appears Kasich will be the only Ohio politician to speak at the virtual convention — at least, during the prime-time hours. The DNC is scheduled for Aug. 17-20, with a slate […]

Kasich at DNC? Former rival Strickland embraces effort to beat Trump

BY: - July 24, 2020

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland admits he “wasn’t particularly excited” to hear the news about his once-rival being invited to speak at the Democratic National Convention. Then again, Strickland considers himself to be a utilitarian. He also believes a second term for President Donald Trump would “change the country, maybe forever.”  “If this is what […]

Ohio House Dem Leader: ‘Willful ignorance’ only reason for lack of action on racism

BY: - June 2, 2020

The Ohio House Minority Leader says it is up to white people to address the societies and legislation that they built to be discriminatory. On day five of protests surrounding the Ohio Statehouse, Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes said the state’s government needs to “lead the nation” in passing a resolution declaring racism a public […]