From the daily archives: Friday, May 14, 2010

Next week the Ohio Senate Criminal Justice Committee takes up the nomination of Acting Ohio Department of Public Safety Director Cathy Collins-Taylor.

It will be a historically unprecedented hearing.? For the first time in modern Ohio legislative history, a Senate committee is holding a hearing in which the nominee herself personally appears before the committee.? Unlike Congressional confirmation hearings, the Ohio Senate has normally just held a vote on the nominee.? However, given the sensational charges in I.G. Thomas Charles’ report, what is shocking is that Senate Chairman Thomas Grendell is planning on calling FIFTEEN witnesses during the […]

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Yesterday, the Dayton Daily News criticized Brown County Prosecutor Jessica Little for her felony obstructing justice and complicity because several ODNR officials chose to administratively treat an employee matter solely as an employee disciplinary matter, but didn’t make a criminal referral.

All five supervisors are on paid administrative leave while the criminal case unfolds ? at a cost to the state of nearly $10,000 per week for their salaries. The law that allegedly was violated is designed to keep the state from losing money by allowing for cut-rate licenses. In this case, the total loss was $106.

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