Critics question whether the former Ohio utility commission chair should have recused himself more often to avoid any appearance of bias.
Evasive legal responses don’t say what happened after funds from ratepayers went into a money pool.
Case filings and delay of possible nuclear bailout combine to block Ohioans from learning more before voting.
Questions about the transparency of FirstEnergy, Energy Harbor and others are central to proceedings in multiple cases.
Any changes in the wake of the alleged $60 million Householder conspiracy will ultimately depend on voters, advocates say.