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Batchelder Wants Beck To Leave Ohio House

Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder says he plans to again speak to representative Peter Beck about resigning following his Tuesday primary election loss to real estate developer Paul Zeltwanger.Beck is accused of soliciting and persuading investors to put thousands of dollars into an insolvent software company, stealing money from his accounting firm, and putting investors' money into his political campaign fund. He has denied the allegations.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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