Rep. Lepore-Hagan Issues Statement Following FBI Arrest Of Speaker Householder
Rep. Lepore-Hagan issues statement following FBI arrest of Speaker Householder
 
 

COLUMBUS— State Representative Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued a statement today following the federal charge of Speaker of the House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) in a $60 million bribery, racketeering case:


“In this country, you are innocent until proven guilty. However, if these charges prove to be true, it confirms that there is a culture of corruption that exists under Ohio’s one-party rule. Absolute power corrupts absolutely. Guilty or not, Speaker Householder needs to resign immediately. Elected officials should be dedicated to the needs of our constituents, not pursuing personal, economic gain. Ohioans deserved better than HB 6– a corporate bailout on the backs of working people that stripped our state of job opportunities and progress in renewable energy.” 

 
 
 
  
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