GovBeat: Ohio

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Cities give Republicans the hard sell on 2016 convention

The process of picking a city to host the convention is just beginning.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:37 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, Colorado, conventions, Missouri, Nevada, newsletter, North Carolina, Ohio, States, Utah

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 01/23/2014

For governors, it’s okay to call it a comeback

Higher tax revenue means governors can highlight good news -- for now.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:30 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, budgets, California, Hawaii, Michigan, newsletter, Ohio, state of the state, States

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Republican governors taking comfort in improving economic conditions

A governor’s policies don’t matter much in a global economy. But when jobs return, political fortunes rise.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, Colorado, elections, Florida, governors, newsletter, Ohio, Pennsylvania, States, wisconsin

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Session Preview: Ohio could tackle economic, gun and election policies

Ohio’s legislature has a lot on its plate this year.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:58 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Campaigns and Elections, election, election law, election reform, elections, Gun, gun rights, income tax, Ohio, session preview, tax, taxes

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/11/2013

Ohio lieutenant governor candidate quits over back taxes

It’s back to the drawing board for Democrats in one of the nation’s most closely-watched governor’s races.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, elections, Ohio

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Northeastern states will press Midwest, Appalachia on clean air

Democratic governors hope to force Midwestern and Appalachian states to clean up their air.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:05 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Connecticut, Delaware, Environment, Illinois, indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee, VERMONT, virginia, West Virginia

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/07/2013

Can you guess which states swear the most, least?

How well do you know your crass fellow Americans?

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  maps, Ohio, Rankings

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Worst rollout of the year? Ohio candidate owes $1 million in back taxes

Being behind on your taxes is one thing. Being $1 million behind is something else.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:25 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, elections, OHGOV, Ohio, States

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 11/15/2013

These are the 15 gubernatorial races to watch for 2014

Democrats and Republicans split the 2013 gubernatorial races. Now it’s on to 2014, where Republicans are playing a lot of defense.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:34 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, Arizona, Arkansas, Campaigns and Elections, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, wisconsin

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Republicans target minor parties after election losses

Republicans are raising thresholds minor parties must meet to qualify for the ballot.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:12 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, elections, Montana, newsletter, Ohio, States, voting, voting rights, Voting Wars

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 10/31/2013

Scott Walker’s low ceiling, high floor

The Wisconsin governor has as many detractors as fans. That will complicate his re-election bid.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:57 AM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign, Campaigns and Elections, election, Ohio, poll, Scott Walker, voting, wisconsin

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Ohio just became the fourth GOP-controlled state to approve Medicaid expansion under Obamacare

The nation is now evenly split between states that are expanding Medicaid and those that aren’t.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  05:25 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Healthcare, Ohio

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 08/29/2013

GOP-led states blocking Obamacare

Some Republican-led states have come up with new ways to thwart Obamacare.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:09 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, health care, missouri, obamacare, ohio, States