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Governor Bob Taft portrait
Description: Robert (Bob) A. Taft, II (b. 1942) was Ohio's 67th Governor, serving 2 terms during 1999-2007. Taft expressed his desire to be known as "the education governor." Unfortunately for Taft and Ohioans, tight economic times made it difficult for the state to allocate more funds to education. Public universities saw a decreasing amount of funds from the state government, causing tuition to increase dramatically. Complicating the situation were tax cuts in the first years of Taft's governorship. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV105_1_46
Subjects: Ohio--Governors--Portraits; Ohio History--State and Local Government
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)