Neel Kashkari, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive chosen by ex-Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to help rescue the U.S. banking system, is readying a challenge to California Governor Jerry Brown even as the world’s 10th-largest economy reaches its highest level in more than three decades.
Republican governors outlining their messaging for elections in 36 U.S. states next year contrasted their records with what they call dysfunction in Washington, even as that applies to their party in Congress.
JobsOhio, Governor John Kasich’s initiative to spur private economic development by selling bonds backed by state liquor sales profit, has twice eluded a legal challenge by a nonprofit citizens’ group that claims the program is unconstitutional.
As Congressional Republicans’ 16-day fight to defund President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul dissolved, Ohio Governor John Kasich was trying to find a way around his party to expand Medicaid under the law.
An Ohio legislative panel approved Governor John Kasich’s plan to expand Medicaid under President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul over the protests of fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives.
Ohio Governor John Kasich’s plan to expand Medicaid under President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, approved two days ago by a state legislative panel, was challenged in a lawsuit brought by a group of Ohio lawmakers.
Florida Governor Rick Scott shows how governors in at least nine states are approaching re- election campaigns next year by touting surpluses and pitching tax cuts, sometimes relying on one-time revenue to fund the breaks.
Away from the shutdown in Washington, the battle over government spending is being fought in state capitals against a different backdrop: Rising tax revenue, and the debate over how to spend it. Many states are choosing to cut taxes -- a worthy goal that’s being embraced a little too carelessly.