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What Kasich Won’t Say At Today’s Event With IUOE Local 18

COLUMBUS – If he’ll sign a “right to work” bill into law in Ohio. What he will say about “right to work” “It’s not on my agenda” – Governor Snyder said this same phrase shortly before he signed a right to work bill into law in Michigan [NEOMG, 2/14/2014] “It’s fair for you to ask,” he said. “It’s also […]

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FACT CHECK: Kasich’s Record on Veterans’ Issues

COLUMBUS – In Cincinnati today, Governor Kasich will claim he’s made Ohio a better place for veterans. But in reality, both as a congressman and as a governor, Kasich fought against increases in veteran’s benefits, made it harder for veterans to get a job in state government, and proposed cutting funding to veterans organizations: Governor […]

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FACT CHECK: Kasich Record on “Teamwork”

COLUMBUS – FitzGerald Press Secretary Lauren Hitt released the following statement on Kasich-Taylor’s latest ad “Teamwork” “Throughout his term, Governor Kasich has demonstrated a consistent unwillingness to compromise and work with others, even within his own party, and the result is that Ohioans have fewer jobs that pay less than before the Governor was elected. […]

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ICYMI: Kasich Receives Low Marks for Economic Record This Week

COLUMBUS – This week, as Governor Kasich traveled the state and touted his economic record, new reports, surveys and editorial boards gave the Governor low marks for his budgetary spending, job creation, and policies for small business: Plain Dealer Headline: Ohio employers reluctant to hire and give raises, survey finds: “Only 11 percent of businesses polled plan to hire […]

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Statement on Poll

COLUMBUS – FitzGerald Campaign Press Secretary Lauren Hitt released the following statement on today’s Quinnipiac Poll, which shows that a quarter of those voting for Kasich say they are likely to change their mind and that many voters are still not focused on the November election. “Once again, this poll shows that Governor Kasich has […]

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New Details on Kasich State Employees Fundraising for RGA Group

 As Christie Campaigns for Kasich, Records show that RGA Group Paid for $3 Million in Pro-SB 5 Ads and Compensated Kasich Fundraiser  COLUMBUS – Last week, reports emerged that Governor Kasich used taxpayer dollars to send one of his top staffers to a California spa to help raise money for the Republican Governors Policy Committee, […]

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Statement on Kasich-Taylor Rally with Governor Christie

COLUMBUS – FitzGerald Campaign Press Secretary Lauren Hitt released the following statement on Governor Kasich’s early vote rally with RGA Chairman Governor Chris Christie earlier tonight. “Tonight, as millions of Ohioans found out that it would be more difficult for them to vote, Governor Kasich had the arrogance and the ignorance to claim he has […]

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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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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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ICYMI: Ohio Taxpayers Paid for Kasich Administration Staffer to Speak at National Republican Fundraiser in California Spa

COLUMBUS – Following a report by the New York Times that two Kasich administration staffers traveled to a California spa to speak at a fundraising event for a secretive arm of the Republican Governors Association, the Kasich administration confirmed today that one of the staffers attended the fundraiser on state time. FitzGerald Campaign Press Secretary Lauren Hitt released […]

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