Gov. Wants $3 Billion to Lease Ohio Turnpike

Looking for a deal like Indiana got for its toll road

Ohio Governor John Kasich said he wants at least $3 billion for leasing the Ohio Turnpike, which he calls an under-utilized state asset. The governor has talked for months about potentially privatizing the 241-mile toll road, much like Indiana has done, to create new revenue for the cash-strapped state. "If we can't get it," Kasich said, "We probably won't do it." (More at . . . )