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DeWine might use former president of dark money group to lobby...

Not only does he intend to keep Dan McCarthy in his administration, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine might use McCarthy to lobby the legislature for...

Former Dem leader says he failed to stop massive corruption scandal

Anybody in the know about Ohio politics has a perspective on what federal law enforcement is calling the biggest bribery scandal in state history.  But...

Energy is a basic need, and many Americans are struggling to...

Several months into the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, lower-income families are struggling to pay their energy bills. That’s a big concern during extreme events like...

How two state legislatures passed two FirstEnergy bailouts on the same...

In a 24-hour span last summer, two state legislatures passed two separate bailouts that will divert millions of taxpayer dollars annually into FirstEnergy coffers. In...

DeWine reverses on alleged corrupt bailout, won’t condemn aide’s dark money...

Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine on Thursday reversed a position he'd taken a day earlier. He said that although he still supported a ratepayer bailout...

House passes bipartisan public lands bill; next stop president’s desk

WASHINGTON — Major environmental legislation sailed through Congress Wednesday while the nation’s political leaders were stuck in intense negotiations over the contours of a...

Unidentified Ohio House rep gave FBI texts, testimony against Speaker in...

The state representative wanted to explain his opposition to bailing out two failing nuclear power plants owned by FirstEnergy Solutions. A high-powered lobbyist, who federal...

Ohio House speaker, four others arrested amid massive dark-money, pay-to-play allegations

An ugly campaign for a taxpayer-funded corporate bailout was itself funded by an even uglier criminal conspiracy, federal law enforcement officials said Tuesday. Ohio House...

Amid furor over senator’s comments, colleagues try to get hearings on...

Comments last week by Ohio Sen. Steve Huffman, R-Tipp City, are probably the one thing Americans are most likely to know about the Ohio...

Lawmakers: Trump’s environmental rollbacks threaten minority communities

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is suspending key environmental reviews during the pandemic that critics warn could further harm poor and minority neighborhoods around...
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