According to an article on, the Ohio House of Representatives was expected to vote Wednesday, May 28, on Senate Bill 310, a bill that would freeze Ohio’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards for two years. The day before the expected vote, during the House Public Utilities Committee session, representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) offered an amendment, and representative Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) attempted to replace the bill with an alternate version, according to an article inThe Cincinnati Enquirer. Committee chair Peter Stautberg (R-Anderson Township), “said he wouldn’t allow the amendment. . . since it was submitted past the deadline” and ignored Duffey’s bill “’at the chair’s discretion’” according to the Enquirer article. The committee voted 13–9 to advance the bill. For more, read the full and Enquirer articles.