The payday lending scandal needs an investigation

State Rep. David Leland, who is a former state Democratic chairman, and his colleague Kristin Boggs, both of Franklin County, are asking for an investigation. The two last week sent letters to Legislative Inspector General Tony Bledsoe and Franklin County…

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Editorial: Ohioans deserve answers to payday lending questions

The messy situation raises questions, and Ohioans deserve answers. Two Democratic representatives from Columbus, David Leland and Kristin Boggs, have sent letters asking the legislative inspector general and Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien to investigate. Last week’s abrupt change of…

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Leland pushes for strong clean car standards

Resolution supporting federal Fuel Economy standards introduced in the Ohio House COLUMBUS— State Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) today (Jan. 25) introduced a resolution to express support for strong Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards and clean car standards. The proposed…

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Letter: Fuel-efficiency rules provide jobs

I have introduced a resolution in the Ohio House opposing the rollback of federal fuel-efficiency standards for cars and trucks. Having these standards reduces our reliance on foreign oil and has been a catalyst for reducing pollution, saving consumers money…

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