From the daily archives: Friday, June 16, 2017

Jokes come in all shapes, sizes and durations. Ohio’s term-limited, lame-duck governor loves to joke around, like when he boasted last year running for president about his nation-leading income tax giveaways. He cited them as hallmarks of his two terms in office.

Gov. John Kasich proposed, and the Buckeye State’s very conservative GOP-led legislature went along with a plan to disgorge about $2 billion in tax revenue from small businesses. For some, that program bore an uncanny resemblance to the kind of small, lucrative business run by one of the governor’s inside business buddies, and Drive Capital principle, Full Story...