Ohio Turnpike Officials Seek to Head Off State Oversight

Carylin, Elizabeth
November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/27/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31522, p56
Trade Publication
Reports that the officials of the Ohio Turnpike Commission (OTC) seeks to intercept the imposition of greater oversight following an August 2002 ethics probe which revealed that OTC officials accepted gifts from some bond firms. Suspension of some employees after the ethics report; Consideration of a legislation that would give the state greater control of the OTC; Institution of ethics policies governing all employees.


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