Last month, Ohio elected John Kasich, one of the premier conservative stars of his generation, as its new governor.  Kasich has a strong interest in corrections reform, so hopefully, his administration will read the excellent new report from the Buckeye Institute that proposes thoughtful ideas for cutting Ohio’s corrections budget, while still keeping the public safe.  The paper is called Smart On Crime: With Prison Costs on the Rise, Ohio Needs Better Policies for Public Safety, and it can be found here.