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FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.

Lawmaker Reintroduces Bill To Repeal Nuke Plant Bailout

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill to repeal a bailout of two aging nuclear power plants at the heart of a federal $60 million bribery probe has been re-introduced in the Ohio House by its Republican sponsor. The legislation known as HB6 was signed into law by GOP Gov. Mike DeWine in 2019. The Justice… Read More

Sen. Sherrod Brown gives his victory speech at the Ohio Democrats 2018 Midterm Election Night Watch Party at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio on November 6, 2018.

Sen. Brown Says Hike In Minimum Wage Is ‘Long Overdue’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Statehouse News Bureau) — President Joe Biden has said he doesn’t think an increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour will pass in the latest COVID relief bill. But Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Senator says it needs to be passed somehow because it’s long overdue. Sen. Sherrod Brown says the minimum wage hike is a popular idea. “The support… Read More