Mary Taylor

Statehouse News Bureau

Ohio’s Lieutenant Governor is stepping down from her job as the director of the state Department of Insurance. 

Andy Chow

A Republican congressman from northeast Ohio is the second to officially file paperwork to run for Governor in 2018. And he seems to be channeling a Trump-like approach.

Bettysutton.com

Less than a week after the first official Democratic candidate for governor announced his intentions, a second Democrat has announced she’s jumping into the race too. 

Karen Kasler

One of the Democrats who is often mentioned as a possible candidate for governor in 2018 says he won’t be throwing his hat in the ring. That decision may bring a flood of candidates forward.

Andy Chow

The field of Republicans eyeing a possible run for governor is getting pretty crowded. Three statewide officials have already started raising money. Now a lesser known candidate who might appeal more to the far-right is considering a run.

Karen Kasler

There were a lot of topics covered by Gov. John Kasich in a speech to a group of newspaper executives and editors. He focused mostly on his budget, but also about who he wants to see replace him in 2018.

Karen Kasler

This was a devastating weekend for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Ohio – he lost the support of three GOP officeholders over lewd comments made about women in a 2005 tape that was brought to light on Friday.  

Andy Chow

Some of the state’s highest ranking Republicans are coming out to support the oil and gas industry and its impact on Ohio in an effort to counter rhetoric in the presidential race. 

Andy Chow

The Ohio Republican Party could be facing a dilemma in the next two years with as many as three top officeholders possibly vying for the Governor’s office. Current Gov. John Kasich is weighing in on what might happen before 2018.

Andy Chow

The Ohio primary win for John Kasich not only means a possible shift in momentum but more time away from Ohio and on the campaign trail. But the governor’s administration says it's still focused on business at home. 

Statehouse News Bureau

A recent report by the state Inspector General that looked into the work activities of two former aides to Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor is being questioned. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles explains why.

A former top aide to Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor and another of her employees could face criminal charges because of the findings in an investigation into how they spent time on the job.

A political action committee has been organized for Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

Karen Kasler, Statehouse News Bureau

The election of 2015 hasn’t even happened yet, but there are already suggestions that Republicans are planning way ahead.