From the daily archives: Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Kasich is in Davos Switzerland this week for the World Economic Forum.   As Marc Niquette reports, Kasich will use the opportunity to “discuss his efforts to align education and training with available jobs.”

It should be a very interesting speech given the many accomplishments Kasich had made it this area.

Let’s review:

During the Gubernatorial campaign of 2010, Kasich announced plans to overhaul Ohio’s workforce development program.

Kasich took office in January 2011 but waited an entire year to announce a workforce development czar.

In February 2012, at his second state of the state address in […]

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In his interview with Bloomberg News, Gov. Kasich spoke of the importance he attached to his trip to the World Economic Conference in Davos Switzerland this week. “I don’t want to go somewhere just to go somewhere, ” he said of the opportunity to sell Ohio to foreign investors – a marketing practice he’s polished in his efforts to privatize state enterprises.

Such logic of having a motive behind every trip could also apply to his decision to give his State of the State address in Lima on Feb. 10. There will be no friendlier venue for his performance art […]

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