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Bailout

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Jul 22, 2019
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Governor Mike DeWine signed a two-year spending plan for the state.

The $69 billion budget became law after a two week delay while lawmakers mulled their differences over tax cuts for all and tax exemptions for small businesses. 

DeWine vetoed 25 line items, including a school funding provision that he said would have unfairly benefited wealthier school districts. 

Today on All Sides, the state budget, the vetoes, and more.

FirstEnergy Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.
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Consumer, business and environmental groups are rallying to oppose FirstEnergy’s request for a federal bailout now that the company’s subsidiary FirstEnergy Solutions has filed for bankruptcy.

This could be the major utility company’s last shot at keeping its nuclear and coal plants open.