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Southwest Ohio Legislator Faces More Charges

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A southwest Ohio lawmaker faces 53 new criminal charges including an alleged pattern of corruption.
1:54PM
February
13, 2014

A southwest Ohio grand jury has brought 53 new charges including an alleged pattern of corruption against a state legislator already facing trial on felony charges of security fraud, theft and other counts.

Batchelder Backs Off Resignation Comment

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Batchelder (left) now says he only suggested Peter Peck resign.
12:27PM
August 28, 2013

The Speaker of the Ohio House is backpedaling on an apparent resignation request he sent last month to a Cincinnati-area representative after he was indicted.

Ohio GOP Lawmaker Contesting Fraud, Theft Charges

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Republican lawmaker Peter Beck was released on bond today after pleading not guilty to misleading investors.
2:28PM
July
26, 2013

A southwest Ohio lawmaker that authorities say misled investors and used their money for personal gain has entered a not guilty plea.