When John Kasich took office in January 2011, the Ohio economy was on the upswing. It stayed that way, for a time.
Once his policies started taking effect – the ones that shifted the tax burden onto middle-class families and slashed funding to schools to pay for tax cuts for the rich – things changed.
Job creation in Ohio has fallen off the cliff in the last year. With Gov. Kasich at the helm, we’ve been ranked in the 40s for all of 2013. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.