Ohio Utility Can’t Dodge Claims Tied to Lawmaker Bribery Scandal

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that proposed energy surcharges included in Ohio legislation now tainted by the arrest of former House Speaker Larry Householder are a concrete injury that grants standing for residents to pursue racketeering claims against FirstEnergy Corporation.

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Justices Struggle With Fannie-Freddie Case Hinged on Presidential Powers

In many ways echoing last year’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau challenge, shareholders of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took on the authority of the federal agency that oversees the mortgage giants Wednesday in a Supreme Court battle implicating billions of dollars.

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