Will Norfolk Southern’s political spending help shield it from consequences?

BY: - March 2, 2023

Officials are all singing from the same hymnal. Republican and Democrat; state, local and federal; all agree Norfolk Southern will be, must be, held accountable for the train accident in East Palestine. Wednesday, U.S. Sens. J.D. Vance, R-OH and Sherrod Brown, D-OH, put pen to paper, introducing legislation for rail safety. But the company has […]

Ohio lobbyists get keycard access to Capitol, state buildings

BY: - June 24, 2021

State policy grants lobbyists greater access to government buildings than the general public, according to government officials. Members of the Ohio Lobbying Association, which represents Ohio lobbyists, can obtain access cards to the Statehouse and state office buildings nearby. The cards are also available to lawmakers, their staff, some state employees and certain journalists. They […]