Hidden in Ohio's SB5 is monarch-like power.
Tucked between pages 261 and 266 of Sub. H.B. No. 153 are six pages with 200 lines of budget language that make the OBM Director the most powerful person in the State of Ohio. He can contract out any state service to any “qualified” bidder in order to “more efficiently and effectively” provide those services. Period. That’s it. From ohiobudgetwatch.com