Ohio Ethics Commission

Columbus City Council last night approved new ethics regulations proposed last year in the wake of the Redflex bribery scandal and two investigations of council members by the Ohio Ethics Commission. 

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The Ohio Ethics Commission says there is no evidence of wrongdoing by current or former Columbus City Council members.

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Columbus City Council last night approved 16 million dollars in contracts to expand the arts and tourism.

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State investigators found no evidence of lobbying law violations by a Wright State University consultant whose firm was paid nearly 1 million dollars in 2014 to secure state and federal funding to pay for a presidential debate later this year.

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Columbus City Council last night approved a 100 thousand dollar contract for St. Stephens Community House to fight infant mortality.

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Republican Ohio House speaker Cliff Rosenberger has ordered an ethics investigation of whether a consultant for Wright State University possibly advised the school's president to offer to throw him a major fundraiser while he was advocating for state money.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther is among several city officials under investigation for ethics violations.

City Hall sources tell WCBE the Ohio Ethics Commission is investigating Columbus City Council president and mayoral candidate Andy Ginther and three other current or former council members for a lobbyist-funded trip they took to the Big Ten Championship game last December.

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Amid an FBI bribery investigation, Democratic Columbus City Council member Michelle Mills says she will resign on September 4th and will not run for election this year.

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A federal district  judge is resigning his seat as an Ohio State University trustee to resolve an ethics investigation over his job teaching at the university's law school.

The Ohio Ethics Commission has ruled a tax break deal struck last year with Findlay-based Marathon Petroleum posed a potential conflict of interest for two directors of JobsOhio, the privatized economic-development entity spearheaded by Republican Governor John Kasich.

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The State Auditor's office is asking the Ohio Ethics Commission to investigate Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo.

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The state Ethics Commission is investigating whether an Ohio State University trustee who is also a federal judge is violating state ethics laws by teaching at Ohio State's law school.

The Ohio Ethics Commission has warned six of nine directors of JobsOhio's board their business interests raise potential conflicts of interest.

The Ohio Ethics Commission has found possible conflicts-of-interest by employees of JobsOhio, the private jobs entity created by Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich.

GOP Files Complaint Over FitzGerald Campaign Contribution

Sep 9, 2013

The Ohio Republican Party is filing a complaint with the state elections watchdog accusing FitzGerald of violating campaign contribution laws. 

Mayfield Heights Mayor Greg Costabile is stepping down today with an ethics conviction on his record.

The state Ethics Commission says Ohio State University President Gordon Gee did not willfully do anything wrong when he left some travel expenses off his financial disclosure statements.