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.
The for-profit corporate structure of Hardworking Ohioans, Inc. and other groups precludes transparency on how companies use money to influence energy policy.
But a complete repeal is needed as a minimum to undo the bill’s gutting of the clean energy standards, advocates say.
A March report from the Energy News Network outlines the dark money links to the passage of HB 6, Ohio’s nuclear bailout bill.