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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Peta Taylor
The text, as prepared, of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's State of the State speech Monday in Medina, Ohio.
A gay married couple has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit asking a judge to overturn Ohio's statewide gay marriage ban because they say it's preventing them and their daughter from enrolling as a family under President Barack Obama's health care law.
Democratic gubernatorial contender Ed FitzGerald has chosen a Dayton-area business attorney who supports abortion rights in his second pass at picking a running mate.
It is becoming increasingly apparent that Obamacare is going to make health care unaffordable to a shockingly large number of poor people - many of them single and childless.
The Ohio Department of Insurance predicts premiums in 2014 will rise by 88 percent, a direct result of President Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Taylor, who is also Ohio's director of insurance, says she's experienced the same computer glitches that have frustrated many potential applicants searching for insurance plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.
"We have warned of these increases," said Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, in a statement reported by Forbes. "Consumers will have fewer choices and pay much higher premiums for their health insurance starting in 2014."