Only one state has AG office in DC - Ohio
WASHINGTON -- With Marc Dann's colorful personnel problems keeping Ohioans in shock or stitches, few have noticed his pioneering ways. The Ohio attorney general has installed a former campaign aide as his man in Washington, D.C.
Craig Mehall has a unique job as the nation's only full-time Washington liaison to a state attorney general, according to a Plain Dealer query of the 49 other state attorneys general. Mehall, 40, justifies his unusual $98,000-a-year job, as does Dann, as a way to tap into Washington cash and congressional pork that might not come Ohio's way otherwise.
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