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Energy Secretary Chu Announces $75 Million Award To AEP Ohio For Smart Grid Project

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
November 24, 2009

The U.S. Secretary of Energy has announced the awarding of $75 million in federal stimulus money to American Electric Power’s Ohio subsidiary. Steven Chu says the money is part of the Obama administration’s efforts to update the country’s power grid.

Husted Takes Residency Debate To Ohio Supreme Court

12, 2009

Republican State Senator John Husted says the delayed ruling in his residency case has dragged on so long, the case should be dropped altogether. The dispute is now in the hands of the Ohio Supreme Court. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen explains.

Democrat Replaces Republican at Franklin Co. Elections Board

Outgoing board chairman William Anthony, Jr., presided during removal of Matt Damschroder as director of the Elections board.
March 2, 2008

With only two days before the Ohio primary, there’s been a shake-up at the Franklin County Board of Elections. Republican Matt Damschroder was removed as director Sunday. He’ll remain as a consultant through the end of the year. There have been reports of friction between Damschroder and Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, a Democrat.

Brunner Leads Discussion About Voting Machines

14, 2008

Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner is meeting with elections officials and concerned voters in the near future to discuss her recommended changes to the voting process in November.

Obama Files for Ohio Ballot

2, 2008

The first of the presidential candidates filed today for the Ohio ballot. Barack Obama’s campaign gathered with supporters and elected officials from all over the state to hand over the petitions to the Ohio Secretary of State. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman led the contingent.

Brunner Wants to Clarify Poll Worker Duties

6, 2007

Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner has issued a long directive to county boards of elections.

Judge Clears Secretary of State’s Efforts to Remove Top Elections Officials

4, 2007

A judge in Columbus is refusing to block Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner (from trying to remove the top elections official in Cuyahoga County.

Race for Ohio Secretary of State is Civil

19, 2006

Thursday’s debate between the democratic and republican candidates for Ohio Secretary of State was much different from contentious encounters between candidates for governor and the U.S. Senate.