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Is Bill Seitz working a backroom deal to preserve $1.3 billion for Ohio nuclear plants in the corrupt HB6? The Wake Up podcast

Is Bill Seitz working a backroom deal to preserve $1.3 billion for Ohio nuclear plants in the corrupt HB6? The Wake Up podcast
Backroom deals involving funding for two nuclear power plants again might be underway in the Ohio legislature, even amid what authorities say is the largest bribery scheme in Ohio history. Hear about this and other stories in The Wake Up podcast for Monday, Dec. 21, 2020.

That is evident as Energy Harbor, a former subsidiary of FirstEnergy, is working to influence what reforms might be made to House Bill 6, the controversial nuclear bailout bill.Energy Harbor wants lawmakers to allow it to decide whether to accept more than $1 billion in bailout money for the nuclear plants because a federal regulatory ruling might otherwise make the subsidies a liability.CLEVELAND, Ohio — Backroom deals involving funding for two nuclear power plants again might be underway in the Ohio legislature, even amid what authorities say is the largest bribery scheme in Ohio history.The legislature did approve a “stand your ground” bill in Ohio, a concern for Democrats who worry about how it might affect Black people.

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