State budget

Karen Kasler

Gov. John Kasich made a surprise appearance on the floor of the Ohio House yesterday, to tell lawmakers to expect a tough budget because Ohio is on “the verge of a recession”. But a report from his budget office doesn’t back up that claim.

ODOT

Gov. John Kasich is following up on the cautionary statements his budget director has made about challenges coming in the next budget.

Karen Kasler

Mayors from Ohio’s 30 largest cities have formed a coalition to discuss state policy and lobby lawmakers about the issues their communities are facing.

OGT/Ohio Channel

State agencies are already looking past this election and months ahead – to the upcoming budget process.

Statehouse News Bureau

A bill requiring lawmakers review the need for state commissions, boards and state agencies passed the Senate along party lines today – with Republicans pushing it and Democrats pushing back.

Karen Kasler

The money the state brought in from taxes was down last month, and that has officials saying they’ll be watching the next few months very carefully.