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Kasich turnpike plan is close
Governor says turnpike lease plan is coming in next month - and it will be surprising
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE BUREAU CHIEF KAREN KASLER


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Governor John Kasich’s long-awaited plans for leasing control of the Ohio Turnpike could be out in the next month. But Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports he’s not ready to tip his hand on what his proposal will include.

Kasich turnpike plan is close

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Governor Kasich says he’s close to unveiling his plans for the Ohio Turnpike – which he describes as “cool”.

“It’s like Thanksgiving – it’s on its way. I’m very pleased with where we’re going to end up on this. I think it’s going to be somewhat of a surprise to people.”

Kasich has long maintained that the turnpike is an underused asset, and could bring several billion dollars for road, bridge and other infrastructure projects. But two northern Ohio Democratic lawmakers have proposed a bill requiring four public hearings before the Turnpike Commission within three months of any planned changes in turnpike operations. The Governor reacted to that while speaking to a group of reporters….

“I don’t know what that means, but I’m all for the public having comment and input.”

The bill from Democratic Representatives Matt Lundy of Elyria and Ron Gerberry of Austintown is unlikely to move anywhere in the General Assembly before the session closes at the end of the year.

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