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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The federal convictions of former House Speaker Larry Householder and former Ohio Republican Party Chair Matt Borges came after seven weeks of testimony that… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) — The racketeering trial of former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and lobbyist Matt Borges was cancelled due to illness again Friday, giving jurors a long holiday weekend to mull… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — This year will be the first general election when justices running for the Ohio Supreme Court will have their political party designation on the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Not only are there more candidates running for school boards in Ohio this year, but they are also spending more on their campaigns. And… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The criminal activities Ohio’s House speaker and some other political operatives are accused of doing couldn’t have happened without one thing – dark money. … Read More
“I have no misgivings,” said the head of one group. “On election night 2018, I didn’t hear anybody go, ‘Oh jeez, we won! But gosh, wasn’t all that stuff really bad that helped everybody win?’ “
Advocates say it’s a First Amendment issue. Critics say it’s opening the door to secret money from foreign sources.