Shortly after the FitzGerald campaign put out a release this morning detailing the numerous instances where John Kasich failed to check Mary Taylor’s incompetence as the head of the Department of Insurance, the Plain Dealer reported a new example today. The article notes that many Ohioans are being forced into buying more expensive policies because of a bottleneck at the Department of Insurance.
In the last four years, it’s been reported numerous times that Lt. Governor Mary Taylor has often failed to effectively fulfill her responsibilities as lieutenant governor and as the Head of the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI). Governor Kasich appointed Taylor to lead ODI, but Taylor has frequently gotten important facts surrounding insurance costs to Ohioans wrong.
Republican Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor’s chief of staff and her administrative assistant resigned today after a record request from Plunderbund revealed that Laura Johnson and her assistant Heather Brandt had been billing the state for hours they were not working.
Ohio Has Second Highest Increase in Unemployment Claims
This week, multiple indicators have shown that Ohio’s economy is stalling. Ohio had the second largest increase in initial unemployment compensation claims last week. For the second month in a row, the state reported revenues coming in below estimates by the Kasich administration.