Where is former Ohio House Speaker Larry Hausholder? Oklahoma.
Former Ohio House Speaker Larry Hauser is now in a federal prison, after nearly two months in it He was sentenced to 20 years in prison He was detained immediately.
The homeowner, 64, moved from the Butler County Jail to the Federal Transportation Center in Oklahoma City, which is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
The center, adjacent to Will Rogers International Airport, holds more than 1,300 men and women. It is used as a temporary center before inmates are assigned to other prisons.
After a seven-week experiment, prof Federal jury in March Patriarch and co-defendant Matt Borges, former chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, convicted of racketeering conspiracy.
The homeowner—and Borges supported him—led a scheme to use $61 million in kickbacks to restore the homeowner to political power and then pass a $1.3 billion bailout bill known as House Bill 6 for FirstEnergy Corp. FirstEnergy admitted to funneling money through dark money groups to intentionally hide the scheme.
“Financial greed aside, I think you just love power,” US District Court Judge Tim Black told the homeowner when pronouncing the verdict. “You weren’t serving people. You were serving yourself.”
Black sentenced the homeowner to a maximum of 20 years in prison. Borges was sentenced to five years in prison, which he is serving in the federal prison in Milan, just south of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Borges and the homeowner both began their sentences at the Butler County Jail until the Federal Bureau of Prisons was ready to take over custody.
It is unclear if or when anyone else will be charged in the case. Federal prosecutors They said they are continuing to examine the evidence in the ongoing case.
Laura Bischoff is a reporter for the USA TODAY Network in Ohio, which serves the Columbus Dispatch, The Cincinnati Inquirer, The Akron Beacon Journal and 18 other news affiliates throughout Ohio..
This article originally appeared in the Columbus Dispatch: Former Ohio House Speaker Larry Hauser has moved to federal prison.