coal bailout

HB 6 coal plant charges mount up again in Ohio

BY: - June 16, 2023

Ohio ratepayers will again shell out money for two 1950s-era coal plants next month, following a year of cents-per-month credits. Meanwhile, regulators have yet to rule on years-old challenges to millions of dollars of spending for the plants. Critics have called the charges a bailout and have tried multiple times to repeal the coal plant […]

Environmental groups call on regulator to audit coal subsidies in corrupt utility bailout

BY: - April 7, 2023

Correction: The Public Utilities Commission responded to a question for this story on Wednesday. It has been updated. Ohio’s utility regulator played a central role in a historic bribery and money laundering scandal. Now environmental groups are calling on it to perform legally mandated audits of hundreds of millions in coal subsidies that were part […]

Ohio House Bill 6 scandal settlement payments coming soon, but isn’t over yet

BY: - August 23, 2022

The following article was originally published on and is published in the Ohio Capital Journal under a content-sharing agreement. Unlike other OCJ articles, it is not available for free republication by other news outlets as it is owned by WEWS in Cleveland.   Ohioans are starting to receive notices that they are eligible to […]


DeWine can’t run from energy bailout bribery scandal as dirty laundry keeps piling up

BY: - February 1, 2022

Follow the money. Its corrupting influence runs through all the great scandals piling up in Ohio under Republican rule. From the biggest online charter school rip-off of tax dollars to the largest public corruption indictment in state history, money has paved the way to epic wrongdoing under GOP management. Find out who in Columbus is […]