Latest True Fact-checks on John Kasich John Kasich stated on April 24, 2016 in comments on "Face the Nation": "After my first year as governor, I was one of the most unpopular governors, maybe the most unpopular governor in the country. ... It changed." John Kasich stated on March 21, 2013 in a television interview: "Right now, Texas doesn’t have an income tax and Oklahoma’s lowering their income tax rates, and guess what their severance tax is? Sky high." John Kasich stated on March 15, 2013 in a tweet: "Under Gov. Kasich, Ohio wages have increased by $10.3 billion." John Kasich stated on November 29, 2012 in a speech to the Ohio Farm Bureau: Agriculture "is the strongest industry in Ohio." John Kasich stated on July 25, 2012 in an announcement at the Ohio State Fair: "Ninety percent of the topsoil has inadequate moisture to grow crops." John Kasich stated on April 2, 2012 in an interview with Fox News: "Our rainy day fund has gone from 89 cents to $240 million." John Kasich stated on April 2, 2012 in an interview with Fox News: "We were the No. 1 job creator in America in February and we are now the No. 4 job creator in the last year." John Kasich stated on January 10, 2012 in an interview with The Plain Dealer: Says Ohio has 77 job training programs spread across 13 state agencies. John Kasich stated on November 8, 2011 in a news conference: "We have had some significant accomplishments on a bipartisan basis." John Kasich stated on September 12, 2011 in an ad from the Republican Governors Association: "We’re. . . keeping and creating jobs in our state. From American Greetings, to Wendy’s, to Diebold, we’ve gone to their doorsteps to keep jobs right here in Ohio." John Kasich stated on July 17, 2011 in an appearance on "Meet the Press": "Believe it or not, consumer spending is up over the last eight months." John Kasich stated on May 10, 2011 in a speech to the Ohio Chamber of Commerce: "We're within 600 miles of 60 percent of America. We're in a perfect location." John Kasich stated on February 21, 2011 in an interview on Fox News: "Our average private sector employee pays 23 percent for their health care. Our average city worker in Ohio pays 9 percent." John Kasich stated on February 22, 2011 in an interview on CNN: "We have lost 600,000 jobs over the period of the last 10 years. Only Michigan and California have done worse." John Kasich stated on December 3, 2010 in a gathering with reporters: "I think [a little] less than half of the people in our prisons are in there for less than a year. ... We have people who are check kiters and don't pay child support and we are locking them up in the state pen." John Kasich stated on June 21, 2010 in a statement posted to his website: "Since 1904, the Ohio victor has won the presidency 25 out of 27 times "