Coal / Energy

Fossil fuel & utility money mostly goes to DeWine in early 2018, while Kucinich takes No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge in Ohio governor’s race

COLUMBUS — The campaign contributions that fossil fuel and electric utility interests have made in Ohio’s race for governor during the first four months of 2018 have largely gone to Republican candidate Mike DeWine.

Republican Mary Taylor has also received several donations from the fossil fuel industry in the first four months of 2018, but much less than the support DeWine has received.

Democrats Joe Schiavoni and Dennis Kucinich have received a few small donations individual employees of electric utilities in 2018. Kucinich has also signed a No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge, while Richard Cordray and Bill O’Neill have not received any campaign contributions from the fossil fuel or utility industries so far this year.”

— Dave Anderson, Energy & Policy Institute

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