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Kasich Administration Top Staff Traveled to California to Raise Money for Republican Governors

COLUMBUS – Just days before RGA Chairman Chris Christie is set to campaign in Ohio for Governor Kasich, a New York Times report on leaked documents reveal that top Kasich administration staffers traveled to California to speak at a fundraising event for a secretive arm of the Republican Governors Association. FitzGerald Campaign Press Secretary Lauren Hitt released the following statement […]

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FitzGerald & Neuhardt to Speak at GOTV Trainings

COLUMBUS – In anticipation of the National Voter Registration Day of Action on September 23, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald and his running mate Sharen Neuhardt will speak at regional Get Out the Vote trainings for volunteers in Columbus and Cleveland. ***Press interested in attending must RSVP to lauren.hitt@edfitzgerald.org*** WHAT: Ed FitzGerald to speak with volunteers […]

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FitzGerald Statement on Charter School Investigations

COLUMBUS – Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald released the following statement on today’s announcement that two additional charter schools are under investigation. “Less than two months ago, Governor Kasich claimed his administration had been “vigilant” in routing out abusive and failing for-profit charters schools. But today’s announcement that two additional charter schools are now under […]

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Statement: Kasich Campaign Refuses to Agree to Debates

COLUMBUS – FitzGerald Campaign Press Secretary Lauren Hitt released the following statement on Governor Kasich’s refusal to agree to debate Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald. “In late August, the Kasich campaign informed us that they were having difficulty coming to an internal consensus on how to handle debates. We agreed to give them time to […]

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FitzGerald Campaign Statement on New York Times/ CBS/ YouGov Poll

COLUMBUS – FitzGerald Campaign Press Secretary released the following statement on the latest independent New York Times/ CBS/ YouGov poll: “This is the third poll this week, including one released by a Republican pollster, that shows no matter how much the Governor spends he can not persuade more than 50 percent of Ohioans to support him. […]

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FitzGerald Campaign Statement on Buckeye Poll

COLUMBUS – FitzGerald Campaign Press Secretary Lauren Hitt released the following statement on today’s Buckeye poll from by the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron: “Despite $5 million spent on ads promoting Kasich and slamming FitzGerald, support for the Governor remains well under 50 percent and unchanged from previous polls. […]

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What Kasich Won’t Say at OSU Tonight

COLUMBUS – Today, Governor Kasich and Mary Taylor will speak at The Ohio State University and Kent State University, respectively. What they won’t say is that, despite the fact that tuition went up this year at all but two of Ohio’s public colleges and universities, Governor Kasich allocated the smallest percentage of state funding to higher education […]

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ICYMI: Local Government Fund Cuts Lead to Lay Offs and Tax Increases

Republican Elected Officials Point to Slowed Economic Recovery & Increased Taxes as Consequences of Kasich’s Cuts COLUMBUS – Over the weekend, media outlets across Ohio highlighted the devastating effects of Governor Kasich’s cuts to the local government fund. By financing income tax cuts that provide just $48 in relief to the average middle class family […]

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FitzGerald Statement on Housing Discrimination Bill

COLUMBUS – Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald released the following statement on a bill introduced by Republican members of the Ohio legislature that would weaken anti-discrimination housing policies and imperil $1 million in federal funding to Ohio. “Republicans in the Ohio legislature are once again proposing that Ohio refuses federal funds to help our state’s […]

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What Kasich Won’t Say on the South Side of Columbus Today

COLUMBUS – Today, Governor Kasich is headlining the groundbreaking ceremony for a social services center on the South Side of Columbus in order to tout his recording helping Ohio’s most disadvantaged citizens. But in reality, the Governor’s policies increased Ohio’s child poverty rate, threw the mentally ill off of food assistance, and made it harder […]

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