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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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What Kasich Won’t Say on the Trail Today

COLUMBUS – Today, Governor Kasich will make campaign stops in Richland, Columbiana and Summit Counties to tout his economic record. But what the Governor won’t mention on the trail today is that those counties have all seen massive lay-offs on his watch. FitzGerald Campaign Press Secretary Lauren Hitt released the following statement on the Governor’s […]

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Neuhardt to Speak at Forum Hosted by Ohio YWCA & Coalition of 100 Black Women

COLUMBUS – Tomorrow evening, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor Sharen Neuhardt will speak at a forum hosted by The Council of Ohio YWCAs and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Central Ohio and Cincinnati Chapters. In addition to refusing to debate, Governor Kasich and Lt. Governor Mary Taylor are now also ducking joint forum appearanceswith their Democratic […]

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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 Campaign Statement on August Jobs Report

COLUMBUS – In reponse to the August jobs report, FitzGerald Campaign Press Secretary Lauren Hitt released the following statement: “Today’s jobs report is just another example of Governor Kasich failing Ohio’s families. Our economy is not just stalling out, Kasich’s outdated and ignorant approach is causing our state to hemorrhage jobs in industries that pay […]

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FitzGerald Campaign Statement on August Jobs Report

COLUMBUS – In reponse to the August jobs report, FitzGerald Campaign Press Secretary Lauren Hitt released the following statement: “Today’s jobs report is just another example of Governor Kasich failing Ohio’s families. Our economy is not just stalling out, Kasich’s outdated and ignorant approach is causing our state to hemorrhage jobs in industries that pay […]

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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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Fact Check: Ohio’s Comeback

COLUMBUS – In John Kasich’s latest ad “Ohio is Coming Back,” the Governor once again takes credit for creating new jobs. But, in reality, jobs came back to every state after the Great Recession and 13 states have already recovered all of the jobs they lost, but thanks to Governor Kasich, the job come back […]

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ICYMI: Foodbank Director, Editorial Says Kasich is Failing Ohio’s Poor

COLUMBUS – In case you missed it, articles and editorials over the weekend showcased a leading Ohio foodbank director and other policy experts slamming Governor Kasich’s devastating impact on Ohio’s poor. While the Governor frequently preaches compassion for Ohio’s most vulnerable, the numbers show the Governor is once again hurting Ohio’s families to help the […]

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