Cleveland City Council handed a decision Wednesday permitting its finance committee to research the actions of entities concerned within the current Home Invoice 6 corruption scandal. The decision contains the power to situation subpoenas for witnesses.
Metropolis council president Kevin Kelley says the scandal dropped at mild a sample of darkish cash operations he fears is having an influence on Cleveland.
“Teams which can be arrange, however evidently they’re solely set as much as assault Cleveland Public Power. And they’re backed by a whole bunch of hundreds of dollars. They aren’t from Cleveland, so the query is the place is that this cash coming from, and is it coming to those organizations lawfully,” Kelley stated. The decision additionally encourages the repeal of Home Invoice 6. Former Ohio Home Speaker Larry Householder and 4 others are accused of taking $60 million in darkish cash in change for steering the nuclear energy plant bailout invoice by the legislature.