campaign contributions Report: Ohio Judges Don't Abstain From Campaign Contributors' Cases By Ohio Public Radio • Oct 2, 2018 shutterstock.com A government watchdog group’s report says once they’re on the bench, judges in Ohio fail to recuse themselves when hearing a case involving their campaign donors. Former Speaker Householder Returns Improper Campaign Contributions By Associated Press • Aug 8, 2017 ohroc.com Former Republican Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder has returned two improper campaign donations from county party organizations. GOP Returning Donations From Embattled ECOT Founder By Ohio Public Radio • Aug 3, 2017 Ohio Public Radio he Ohio Republican Party is returning money to a long-time GOP donor and founder of the state's largest online charter school. Super PAC Set Up To Help Rob Portman In Re-Election Campaign By Associated Press • Feb 18, 2015 A super PAC capable of raising unlimited donations is being launched to help Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman as his Ohio race for re-election heats up. Challenger For AG's Office Alleges Cronyism Among Firms Representing State By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 3, 2014 Attorney General Mike DeWine is standing by his office’s policies when it comes to selecting law firms to perform state work.