Richard Cordray

Sexting Legislation Silenced

Teens Face Felony Charges While Bill Sits Idle in Committee

COLUMBUS—State Representative Ron Maag (R–Lebanon) today decried the inaction of Chairman Tyrone Yates and Democrats in the House Criminal Justice Committee on House Bill 132, legislation carefully crafted to address sexting(1) between minors in the state of Ohio.

Taxpayers foot bill for employees being sued by ‘Joe the Plumber’

Taxpayers foot bill for employees being sued by ‘Joe the Plumber’
By William Hershey, Staff Writer
Updated 12:25 AM Sunday, November 15, 2009

COLUMBUS — Ohio taxpayers are right in the middle of the civil rights lawsuit that Samuel Joseph — “Joe the Plumber” — Wurzelbacher has filed against three former state employees, charging that they illegally accessed his confidential information through state databases.

Ward Thanks Mayor For Recalling Police Officers

Toledo, OH – Currently the police department is short staffed, including being down 17 detectives which hinders their ability to fight against drugs and an entourage of other issues.

The Toledo Police Department has been awarded two grants. The first grant is for $292,656 from the State's Attorney General Richard Cordray, and the second is a Justice Assistance Grant for $573,219. The Justice Assistance Grant was awarded to Lucas County and the police department will receive $401,253 equivalent to 70% of this grant.

After questioning, Cordray returns 10k from Wachovia rep

Cordray says he knows nothing about it and also says the 37% increase of business to Wachovia is not related to donation. Donation could be illegal because it was funneled through another person possibly done to skirt campaign finance limits. Kudos for the Dayton Daily News for asking questions and follow-up.

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