State Budget bill would void local rules, make state sole authority on lead abatement.
Justice cites appearance of conflict.
Measure would be designed to provide money to schools.
Derek Merrin (R., Monclova Twp.) says city's ordinance is 'unconstitutional,' 'targeted discrimination.'
Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice O'Connor says move does not indicate misconduct.
Ohio prosecutors say she ran a scam bilking a dozen people out of more than $1 million.
Ohio House bill would give sole authority over abatement to the state.
State budget may make it harder to qualify.
State passes W. Va. in 2016 to become 6th largest in U.S.
Budget amendment by House Republicans would make state sole authority on lead abatement.