Governor John Kasich People Opposed To Death Penalty Hold Vigil Outside Building That Houses Gov. Kasich's Office By Jo Ingles • Jul 12, 2017 Jo Ingles Ohio is set to execute a death row inmate later this month. If it happens, it will be the first execution in the state in three and a half years. Death penalty opponents are trying to stop it. Teacher Externship Is Dead By Jo Ingles • Apr 26, 2017 Statehouse News Bureau The part of Gov. John Kasich’s budget that would have required teachers to spend time shadowing business leaders in order to renew their licenses has been scrapped.