nuclear Federal Regulators Deliver Blow To Utilities Wanting Subsidies For Power Plants By Andy Chow • Jan 9, 2018 James Kelley/Shutterstock Ohio utilities are considering their next steps after federal regulators knocked down a measure that would’ve allowed subsidies for struggling power plants. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, there are still options from state lawmakers. Senator Says FirstEnergy Nuclear "Bailout" Bill Needed, Though Governor Says He Won't Support It By Karen Kasler • Aug 22, 2017 Twitter Another clash may be coming between Republican state lawmakers and Gov. John Kasich. And it’s about a bill on nuclear power plants, but the issue may be more about money. Local Leaders Fear Tax Increases If Nuclear Plants Close By Andy Chow • Jun 13, 2017 Andy Chow Local leaders are urging state lawmakers to save Ohio’s nuclear plants in fear of the impact those shutdowns would have on their communities.