Utah State’s Ryan Yonk: Same Soup, Different Bowl
2015-07-16
Koch-backed research fellow prepares to push misinformation in front of Ohio RPS study committee. Since being burned for a misleading op-ed that he wrote for Newsweek, Utah State University (USU) Prof. Randy Simmons is letting his colleague, Dr. Ryan Yonk, bat “cleanup.” But if Yonk’s work on behalf of Koch-funded organizations goes unchallenged, Ohio’s economy… Read more »
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Columbus Dispatch: Group says Kasich evading records request
2014-08-16
This article was published in the Columbus Dispatch. By: Randy Ludlow The Columbus Dispatch – August 13, 2014 11:34 AM Comments: 0 8 86 130 A group dedicated to shining “a light on the fossil fuel lobby’s influence and propaganda” is warring with the administration of Ohio Gov. John Kasich over his office’s response to… Read more »
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Kasich Evades Questions on Energy Jobs Freeze
2014-08-11
After more than a month of waiting, Governor Kasich’s administration has responded to our request for answers to basic questions about the clean energy job freeze, SB 310. Our ask was simple and clear. What we got back can charitably called an evasion. The response we received is from an administration that doesn’t want to… Read more »
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One Month Later, No Response from Gov. Kasich
2014-08-7
It has now been more than one month since the Checks and Balances Project made a formal request for information from Governor Kasich. We asked that his administration make public records of discussions they may have had with Koch Industries representatives and Ohio utilities in the run up to the Governor’s freeze of the state’s… Read more »
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An Open Letter to FirstEnergy
2014-07-25
  Ohio utility FirstEnergy was a major supporter of freezing the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards. The company has made more than $600,000 in campaign donations in the past two years to Ohio elected officials. The Checks and Balances Project is concerned that this money is coming from FirstEnergy customers. We want to… Read more »
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