DeWine reaffirms support for aides, despite their roles in scandal-tainted legislation
One staffer waited weeks — and until after an FBI raid — to inform Gov. Mike DeWine that FirstEnergy had paid Sam Randazzo a massive sum just weeks before DeWine nominated Randazzo to be Ohio’s top utility regulator. Another staffer, while still a FirstEnergy lobbyist, founded a dark-money group that would funnel tens of millions […]
FirstEnergy admits it controlled dark money group started by DeWine aide
The mammoth scandal surrounding a 2019 energy bailout appeared to creep closer on Thursday to the administration of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine.
Ohio House votes to remove Householder as speaker, elects Cupp
The Ohio House of Representatives voted Thursday to remove Speaker Larry Householder as the chamber’s leader, then hours later elevated state Rep. Bob Cupp to serve as the next Speaker of the House. Cupp, 69, a former Ohio Supreme Court justice, was chosen to guide the legislative chamber following the arrest of Householder as part […]