Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Check out this video from the governor’s office to learn more about the proposal.
Gov. John Kasich wants to cut income taxes for small businesses and individuals and lower the sales tax in Ohio’s 2014-2015 budget. “Ohio’s taxes are too high,” Kasich said in a video posted to his website. “They hold back job creators and hold back our economy. We need to fix that.” The Columbus Dispatch reports that while the sales tax would decrease from 5.5 percent to 5 percent under the plan, more services would be subject to the tax. Increasing what can be taxed would allow the government to actually bring in more money over time. The Plain Dealer reports that this proposal includes the first tax rewrite since 2005. Kasich’s education funding reform plan, which he introduced last week, plays a big part in his budget proposal. …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Gov. John Kasich was the speaker at the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce meeting and he talked about the growth and accomplishments of the state since he's been in office.
More posts from the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce luncheon March 20 at Silver Lake Country Club:
Saturday, February 25, 2012
State Rep. Kathleen Clyde hosting discussion to raise awareness of problem.
Saturday, February 25, 2012
State Rep. Kathleen Clyde of Kent and State Rep. Teresa Fedor of Toledo are hosting a "Human Trafficking Awareness Town Hall Meeting" at 6 p.m Monday at the Kent Free Library. Clyde said that although it's "an uncomfortable topic, human trafficking is a real problem in our world, nation, state, and even in our community." This illegal trade is one that involves the act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring or receiving a person through a use of force, coercion or other means, for the purpose of exploiting them. Gov. John Kasich specifically highlighted the childhood prostitution problem in his State of the State address earlier this month, and called on the legislature to act. Fedor has been working on this issue for years, …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
MAC Trailer expanded to Kent thanks to $5.7 million in state support
Ohio Gov. John Kasich traveled to Kent Tuesday morning to celebrate the opening of MAC Liquid Tank Trailer and the creation of 250 new jobs thanks largely to $5.7 million in state development dollars. MAC LTT is a division of MAC Trailer, which already has plants in Salem and Alliance. The Kent expansion is expected to bring 250 total new jobs to the city within the next 18 to 24 months. Kasich said the state’s support of MAC’s Kent move was one of 191 projects the Ohio Department of Development has been directly involved in in the past eight to nine months. “We’ve created 14,526 new jobs, and we have saved 28,892 jobs, for a total of 43,418 jobs saved or jobs created in the state of Ohio in the period of the last eight or nine months,” …