CHICAGO — Ohio Gov. John Kasich Thursday night is expected to sign into law a $112 billion, two-year all-funds budget that closes a shortfall in part by selling the state’s liquor distribution system and six prisons while paving the way for the lease of the Ohio Turnpike.

The first-term Republican governor in two weeks will launch a tour to promote the budget. The tour will include visits to the big three rating agencies and appearances on Sunday morning talk shows, he said.

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