Ohio: no wonder this country is such a mess when career boozers are making the laws; Ohio legislator busted from committee chairman post after DUI arrest

From Dayton Daily News
COLUMBUS — House Speaker William Batchelder on Wednesday removed Rep. Jarrod Martin, R-Beavercreek, as chairman of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee in the wake of charges pending against Martin for drunken driving and child endangering.
“It was a difficult decision to remove Rep. Martin as chairman but it is clear to him (Batchelder) that this caucus, which has accomplished wonderful things, regarded his (Martin’s) situation as a major distraction,” said Mike Dittoe, Batchelder’s spokesman…..MORE