News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

Lehmans

Hennes Paynter Communications

Don Drumm Studios


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
Ohio


Ohio Gov. Kasich on Medicaid, drilling tax, abortion and the state budget
Kasich says he'll look at abortion language closely and isn't done with his push for Medicaid expansion and a drilling tax
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE BUREAU CHIEF KAREN KASLER


Reporter
Karen Kasler
 
Kasich says he's not giving up on expansion of Medicaid because it makes moral and financial sense.
Download (WKSU Only)
In The Region:

Lawmakers now have the proposed budget from the conference committee and a day to think about it before voting tomorrow . Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports that Gov. John Kasich is weighing in on the document he’ll have to sign by midnight Sunday.

LISTEN: Kasler and Kasich on the budget

Other options:
Windows Media / MP3 Download (0:54)


LISTEN: KASICH ON ABORTION LANGUAGE

Other options:
Windows Media / MP3 Download (0:31)


Gov. Kasich had proposed an expansion of the state sales tax to fund income tax cuts for all Ohioans and for small businesses, along with Medicaid expansion and a tax on big oil and gas drillers. The sales and income tax items are in the budget lawmakers will vote on tomorrow, but not the last two items. Kasich says he’s not done with them yet.

“Let me just be clear...this is not over. The severance tax fight is not over. The Medicaid expansion fight is not over or, you know. We’re going to stay on this thing till we get it.”

Overall, Kasich says he’s pleased with the budget, but won’t tip his hand about what he might cross out with a line-item veto. The budget includes abortion restrictions, including one inserted last night that requires abortion providers to give women written notice if there's a detectable fetal heartbeat before the procedure can go forward.

LISTEN: KASICH ON ABORTION LANGUAGE
Other options:
Windows Media /  MP3 Download
“These things came late, I’ve got a few days to look at all of the, including that provision. And, …. everybody should understand I am pro life, but we’ll look at all the language and I’ll make a decision finally on all this when we get closer to time for me to sign."


Add Your Comment
Name:

Location:

E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


Comments:




 
Page Options

Print this page

E-Mail this page / Send mp3

Share on Facebook




Stories with Recent Comments

Bridgestone exec indictments are latest step in a billion-dollar price-fixing case
Why is O.P.E.C Not investigated and charges brought against it and it's member companies? It sounds exactly the same...

Ohio's new drilling rules rely on known earthquake faults
requiring drillers to place seismic monitors when they drill within 3 miles of known fault lines. This comment really upsets me!! What good does an instrument t...

Kasich's gubernatorial ad focuses on his blue-collar roots
John Kasich is the biggest con-man in America. He will say one thing and then do the opposite. He is terribly successful at fooling the public and he is worki...

Cab drivers who refuse to drive Gay Games taxis will be replaced
the irony is that most americans distrust or hate muslims much more than they hate gays!! silly ignorant bigots-GO HOME!!!

New transportation companies come to Cleveland
Ride-sharing companies are breaking laws and regulations every day. From regulatory fee evasion to use of smartphone while driving (and even two smartphones(!) ...

Cleveland anti-poverty agency executive resigns amid financial probe
That committee won't be too independent. He plans to stay on until after the new appointee is chosen.

How can you wipe a criminal record clean?
Great article! NO CLINIC in May 2014, however, because it's graduation month for students For the next dates of the FREE Legal Clinic to help with Expungment,...

Drilling remains suspended while ODNR investigates NE Ohio earthquakes
Flaring and lights, so has all been halted? Also, smell of HS2 and sounds of an auger/drilling/water rushing underground. So, has all been halted? In light of t...

Will the Ohio River carry fracking wastewater?
Texas $ vs. WV citizens . Who will our governor listen to?

Copyright © 2014 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University