The order comes as newly released documents point to a larger role on legislative matters for the former utilities commission chair.
Evasive legal responses don’t say what happened after funds from ratepayers went into a money pool.
Questions about the transparency of FirstEnergy, Energy Harbor and others are central to proceedings in multiple cases.
The order agrees that spending should be open to review but first requires the company to review itself.
Here’s what’s at stake as Ohio lawmakers debate whether and how to repeal the bailout law at the heart of an alleged $60 million conspiracy case.