Jessie Balmert, Enquirer

Jessie Balmert

Enquirer

Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent:
  • Enquirer
  • Statesman Journal
Past:
  • Coshocton Tribune
  • USA TODAY
  • Rochester D and C
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • WKYC Channel 3 News
  • ksdk.com
  • The Des Moines Register
  • 11Alive Atlanta
  • wusa9
  • 12NewsNow
  • and more…

Recent articles by Jessie:

Coronavirus in Ohio: Gov. Mike DeWine's false-positive test won't count in state's COVID-19 case total

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's false-positive test for COVID-19 won't count toward the state's novel coronavirus total, Ohio Department of Health confirmed Friday. → Read More

LIVE: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to discuss mixed coronavirus test results

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gives an update on the state's COVID-19 response, one day after testing both positive and negative for the virus. → Read More

'I wish him a quick recovery!' Top officials react to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's positive COVID-19 test

Well wishes poured in from Republicans and Democrats alike as Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced he had tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests negative on second COVID-19 test

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's second COVID-19 test came back negative Thursday evening. → Read More

What happened to Ohio's COVID-19 modeling? It isn't happening anymore

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has traded in flattening the curve for avoiding a red alert on the state's new county-by-county map. → Read More

LIVE: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gives 2 p.m. update on state's COVID-19 response

Gov. Mike DeWine gives an update on the state's COVID-19 response at 2 p.m. → Read More

FBI seizes Ex-Ohio Speaker Larry Householder's property in connection to bribery probe

A framed nuclear plant photo, Team Householder cap and thank you letters were among the items seized from former Speaker Larry Householder Friday. → Read More

Ex-Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder indicted in federal bribery case

A federal grand jury indicted Speaker Larry Housholder and four others in connection with an alleged nearly $61 million bribery scheme. → Read More

With the imminent ouster of Speaker Householder, House GOP lost its top fundraiser

With fewer than 100 days until the November election, House Republicans' campaign war chest should contain millions of dollars. It doesn't. → Read More

This Clermont County Republican reported Larry Householder to the FBI

“Individual 1” provided federal investigators with information they said shows Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder had control over a dark money group. → Read More

DeWine reverses course, now calls for repeal of House Bill 6 at center of Ohio bribery probe

The governor continues to call the law good policy, but he decries the process it passed under as "simply not acceptable." → Read More

LIVE: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to address coronavirus, more counties expected to go ‘red’

The governor said on Tuesday that he expects more counties to go 'red,' the second-highest alert. → Read More

LIVE: Amid a FBI investigation into Speaker, DeWine to address masks, coronavirus in Ohio

On a day when everyone will be talking about the recent arrest of Speaker Larry Householder, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine will talk about masks and the novel coronavirus. → Read More

If Householder doesn't resign, Ohio House could kick him out

A provision in the Ohio Constitution could remove Speaker Larry Householder from office but it would require a vote. → Read More

House Bill 6: Lawmakers propose repeal of nuclear bailout at heart of Householder bribery case

Two GOP lawmakers and a slew of Democrats are working on a way to repeal House Bill 6. → Read More

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, other top Republicans call on Speaker Larry Householder to resign

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine called on fellow Republican Speaker Larry Householder to resign. → Read More

Ohio arrests bribery case: Who are Larry Householder, Matt Borges, Generation Now, others charged

Federal officials arrested Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four others in connection with a $60 million bribery case. → Read More

Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder arrested in $60 million bribery case

Federal prosecutors say they have charged a state official and associates in an Ohio "racketeering conspiracy." → Read More

Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder arrested in $60 million bribery case

U.S. Attorney David DeVillers' office described the case as a "public corruption racketeering conspiracy involving $60 million." → Read More

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine vetoes bill that takes teeth out of health orders

The bill would have reduced the penalty for violating a public health order in Ohio during a pandemic. → Read More