Lawyers for a pair of fired FirstEnergy Corp. officials — including former CEO Chuck Jones — say their clients are “undeniably at the forefront” of the federal government’s ongoing House Bill 6 investigation. Read the report by Gongwer News Service.
Meanwhile, the Ohio Capitol Journal has published this story examining the relationship between AEP and former Speaker Larry Householder — before and after passage of HB 6. Besides providing $900,000 to help pass the scandal-ridden bill, the story says AEP also supported Householder’s plan to extend legislative term limits, which would have allowed him to serve an additional 16 years. 4/5/2023