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Rep. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) says the repeal process of the Ohio Nuclear bailout should occur immediately.
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The Ohio House is planning another hearing on a potential repeal of HB6, the legislation that brought big changes to Ohio energy laws and bailed out two nuclear power plants. Opponents of HB6 are growing frustrated with the process saying it should be repealed now.

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The Ohio House committee holding meetings on a potential repeal of HB6, a sweeping energy law, heard testimony from the leader of Ohio's utility regulatory commission. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio chair was accused of having his own conflict of interest when it comes to the bailout.

State Rep. Laura Lanese (R-Grove City) during a House session on April 11, 2018.
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The Ohio House has started hearings on a potential repeal of HB6, the sweeping energy law that bails out nuclear power plants. A federal investigation alleges the bill is at the center of a large corruption scheme involving then-House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford).

The Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station on Lake Erie is scheduled to shut down in 2020.
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The Ohio House will begin to hold hearings on a possible repeal of a sweeping energy law that bailed out two nuclear power plants, among several other things. Supporters and opponents of the law, which is now at the center of a federal bribery investigation, are fighting over what the final cost would be on electric bills.

Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder leaves the federal courthouse after an initial hearing following charges against him and four others alleging a $60 million bribery scheme Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio.
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Ousted House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) pleaded "not guilty" in court Thursday to federal racketeering charges. Householder, who was among the most powerful Republican leaders in the state, is accused of engineering a $60 million bribery scheme in exchange for passing a nuclear power plant bailout.

Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof
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The president of the Ohio Senate says he is on board with efforts to repeal the state's nuclear bailout law, as a House committee studies how it could be done.

Ohio House Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) speaks to reporters on September 1, 2020.
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At the Statehouse on Tuesday, both the Ohio House and Senate addressed the potential repeal of the controversial nuclear power plant bailout. As Democrats call for a quick repeal, Republicans moved ahead with a different approach.

Rep. Larry Householder (R-Glenford) returned to the Ohio House on September 1 for the first time since being stripped of his speakership in July.
Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

The Ohio House came back to work Tuesday, and so did state Rep. Larry Householder (R-Glenford). It was his first time at the Statehouse since being indicted and ousted as Speaker over an alleged bribery scheme involving the nuclear bailout law he championed.

A sign on face mask requirements at Sierra Trading Post in Easton.
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The Ohio House voted Tuesday to approve a revised bill that would shield first responders, businesses and schools from coronavirus-related lawsuits from patients, customers or students. 

FirstEnergy Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.
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Republican leaders in the Ohio House have announced the creation of a new committee to hold hearings on the potential repeal of HB6, a nuclear power plant bailout bill at the center of an alleged $60 million corruption scheme.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine speaks during an interview in Columbus in this Dec. 13, 2019 file photo.
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Gov. Mike DeWine has a message for the handful of fellow Republicans in the legislature trying to impeach him: "Have at it." 

Gov. Mike DeWine inside the Governor's Residence in Columbus on Dec. 13, 2019.
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Ohio House Republicans aren’t uniting behind a plan to impeach Gov. Mike DeWine over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. And if the conservative lawmakers want support from Democrats, they might be disappointed.

Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder leaves the federal courthouse after an initial hearing following charges against him and four others alleging a $60 million bribery scheme Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio.
Jay LaPrete / AP

Although Ohio House members removed former House Speaker Larry Householder from his leadership post amid a public corruption investigation, he remains an active member of the legislature. Now, some of his colleagues are pushing a bill that could make him pay restitution for his salary if he’s convicted of the bribery and racketeering charges levied against him.

New Ohio House Speaker Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) speaks during an announcement of a proposed overhaul school funding for schools in Ohio at the Statehouse in Columbus, March 25, 2019.
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New Ohio House Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) might be called the accidental speaker.

State Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) was elected the Speaker of the Ohio House following the removal of Larry Householder.
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State Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) will take over as Ohio House Speaker following the removal of Larry Householder. 

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