Michael Benza

Law’s Michael Benza talks about case against Larry Householder

What the guilty verdicts in the HB 6 corruption case mean for energy policy and good government in Ohio
Eye on Ohio: Michael Benza, senior instructor of law, said the case against former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and lobbyist Matt Borges—and their guilty verdicts—is a test of limits on dark money in Ohio politics. “It does show that everybody is accountable for their conduct, and that while money is a part of our political system, there is a line that donors and elected officials cannot cross,” he said.