The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
Electric companies these days seem to be taking a page out of political campaign handbooks. They are running negative television commercials, buying large newspaper ads and sending direct mail.
Recent changes had more than doubled the electric bills for some small businesses.
There’s good news for thousands of owners of all-electric homes across Northern Ohio.
Last year, some customers of First Energy were outraged when they were sent 2 energy-saving light bulbs by the utility and then learned they’d be billed a total of more than 21 dollars for them. Now, a consumer advocacy agency and a state lawmaker are teaming up to propose a system they say could help utilities avoid that kind of public relations nightmare and still help promote energy efficiency.
Three current members of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio and a fourth who was about to take seat on the commission resigned after questions about the process by which they were picked.