coal subsidies

Ohio Statehouse drama continues as lawmakers attempt to repeal scandal-ridden coal plant subsidies

BY: - July 17, 2023

The drama continues at the Ohio Statehouse as lawmakers squabble about repealing or protecting scandal-ridden, ratepayer-funded subsidies for coal plants. These subsidies were created from the largest public corruption scandal in state history. Former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder is standing in a very different spot now than when his legislation, House Bill 6, was […]

Ohio lawmakers plan repeal of scandal-ridden coal plant subsidies

BY: - June 7, 2023

Ohio lawmakers are going over the House speaker’s head to repeal the scandal-ridden bill that forces ratepayers to spend millions funding “dirty” coal plants. While former House Speaker Larry Householder awaits his sentencing in the largest corruption scandal in state history, a third of the Ohio House is considering repealing the remaining parts of the […]

Ohioans continue paying for House Bill 6 scandal as Householder’s corruption trial presses on

BY: - January 30, 2023

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 continue to foot the bill of not just former Speaker of the […]


Campaign finance and pay-to-play corruption is also destroying the American Republic

BY: - January 27, 2022

Gerrymandered rigging of district lines to guarantee political party power is not the only thing posing an existential threat to the American Republic. It goes hand-in-hand with a system of campaign finance that allows for massive pay-to-play corruption infecting government. Earlier this week the Ohio Capital Journal published an investigation into findings of immediate jeopardy […]