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The nuclear bailout nobody’s talking about

Bankruptcy of former FirstEnergy subsidiary might be yet another bailout for Akron utility conglomerate. 

New utility group touts independence, but questions remain about ties to...

A new Ohio utility group on Wednesday unveiled its first big report, rating Ohio's power grid as the fifth-worst in the nation.

Power company says utility commission has no power to investigate role...

An Akron-based utility company that figures prominently in a massive nuclear bailout scandal this week told state regulators they don't have the authority to investigate 

FirstEnergy says it didn’t have “strategic direction” of nuclear plants during...

FirstEnergy is trying to distance itself from a massive corruption scandal that has gripped the Statehouse since July, but it's unclear whether federal or state officials are buying it.

Ohio AG files suit in mammoth bribery scandal

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Wednesday sued the players in a massive scandal that continues to roil state politics. 

Consumer advocate again demanding independent probe of FirstEnergy

Ohio's official consumer advocate is again asking that regulators mount an independent investigation into whether a Northern Ohio utility improperly used ratepayer funds to fuel what federal prosecutors called the biggest bribery scandal in state history.

Consumer advocate wants to know where utility got $60M from in...

Ohio's official utility watchdog wants to know where Akron-based FirstEnergy got the $60 million that federal prosecutors say fueled the largest bribery scandal in Ohio history.

House committee to hear first effort to repeal House Bill 6

In early 2019, then-Speaker of the House Larry Householder created a new legislative committee for the purpose of crafting a nuclear bailout bill. In the...

Sen. Brown says Dems will overcome challenge of reaching voters during...

The political conventions have come and gone. In a normal presidential election year, the candidates would spend the fall touring the country, making sure...

Without federal unemployment benefit, hunger said to be looming for huge...

A top Ohio food bank official issued a stark warning Wednesday: Hundreds of thousands of Ohioans already face food insecurity and if Congress doesn't act soon, the pain might become impossible for the rest of Ohioans to ignore.
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