[updatex2] BREAKING: Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann to resign today

Here’s the news from OPENERS at the Plain Dealer: Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann is expected to announce his resignation later today, The Plain Dealer has learned. He planned to break the news to his senior staff this afternoon. The decision came as Dann faced intense pressure from fellow Democrats and Republican critics who said…

[update] Wireless 911 report critical of Ohio; Flowers, Driehaus intro HB 550 to help

Here’s the report (a pdf), called, “Health of the US 9-1-1 System.” Once you open it, search on “Ohio” to locate its critiques. Here’s a summary of the report. I’ve been writing about the wireless 911 provision crisis for more than a year. Ohio House Representatives Larry Flowers (R, 19) and Steve Driehaus (D, 31)…

[text] Articles of impeachment w/9 counts filed against Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann

The Columbus Dispatch has the details.  Here are the nine articles: Obstructed the internal investigation into allegations of sexual harassment in his office. Willfully and intentionally issued misleading statements under oath. Neglected to perform the duties of his office and by his own admission was not competent or qualified for the job. Knew or should…