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The top lobbyist for Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, a man linked to an ongoing federal bribery probe but never charged, has resigned after three years on the job.

Andy Chow

Two defendants accused in the $61 million corruption scandal involving the nuclear bailout law have maintained their innocence, as others have agreed to plea deals. One of them is former Ohio Republican Party chair Matt Borges.

Dan Konik

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has added two big names to his civil suit targeting those involved in the $61 million HB6 nuclear bribery case. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, the suit now includes former Public Utilities Commission Chair Sam Randazzo and former FirstEnergy CEO Chuck Jones.

The Ohio Channel

FirstEnergy says it paid a bribe of more than $4 million dollars to Sam Randazzo before he became chair of the state's utilities regulator. Gov. Mike DeWine says he didn't know about the bribe, but insists that Randazzo's past work with FirstEnergy was common knowledge - a claim others are disputing. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports.  

AP Photo/Farnoush Amiri

The energy giant at the center of a $60 million bribery scheme in Ohio admitted Thursday to new details of its role in the conspiracy as part of a deal with federal prosecutors, including how it used dark money groups to fund the effort and paid a soon-to-be top utility regulator to write the legislation it got in exchange.

Jo Ingles

It’s been almost a year since former Speaker Larry Householder was indicted on federal bribery and racketeering charges  then was removed by the Ohio House from his leadership position. But he is still a member there, after being re-elected in November. Now, both Republicans and Democrats are making efforts to oust him from office. 

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An energy company that gave the money in an alleged $60 million bribery scheme in Ohio and a man accused of spending a large chunk of it are now arguing in separate proceedings that their actions were legal.

Ohio Public Radio

State representative and former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder was back at work Wednesday, one day after his fellow Republicans met to discuss whether he should be removed from office as he awaits trial on federal corruption charges.

Thirteen elected Republicans in Licking County – in former Ohio Speaker Larry Householder’s district - have asked Householder's successor to remove him from office.

A judge has scheduled a hearing for the guilty plea by a nonprofit accused of funneling payments for an alleged $60 million Ohio bribery scheme.

The federal prosecutor leading an investigation into a $60 million bribery probe at the Ohio Statehouse has announced his resignation.