In 2011, when the Ohio House was debating JobsOhio legislation, Democrats raised holy hell over the fact that the Ohio State Auditor might not have the authority to review the finances of Governor Kasich’s semi-private development group. ODP Chairman Chris Redfern and David Pepper, Yost’s 2010 opponent in the auditor’s race, sounded the alarm while the bill was still in committee. Republicans adamantly disagreed.
Auditor Dave Yost quickly addressed Democrats’ concerns in a letter to Robert Mecklenborg, Chairman of the House State Government and Elections Committee, calling Redfern’s statement “untrue as a matter of law”. According to Yost, “To put it […]Full Story... →