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FitzGerald had no valid Ohio driver's license for 10 years
Reports suggest he used government vehicles alone with learner's permit
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT JO INGLES


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New reports suggest Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald did not have a valid license for 10 years.
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There are new reports out today that Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ed FitzGerald may have driven with only a temporary license.

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Various news outlets are reporting FitzGerald went 10 years without a valid Ohio driver’s license and was driving, by himself, during that time. Those same reports say he had keys to a government owned car. 

If he were driving alone, without a license, he would be breaking Ohio law. 

These allegations are coming just days after FitzGerald himself held a news conference to explain why he was in a car in a Cleveland suburb with a woman that he wasn’t married to back in 2012. 

Police had been called to check out that car, sitting in a parking lot, after a maintenance worker reported it as suspicious. 

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that FitzGerald and his passenger had stopped to find directions to the hotel where the Irish delegation was staying.

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