Turner, R-Dayton, married Majida Mourad, 47, on Dec. 19, 2015 in Dayton. It was his second marriage. He divorced his wife, Lori Turner, in 2013.
Turner says fiancee’s business dealings pose no conflict
The Turners live in a Performance Place condominium in downtown Dayton and she is listed on county property records as owner, paying $209,000 for it in August 2015 before they were married.
Majida Turner could not be reached for comment.
Majida was a registered lobbyist for the liquid natural gas export company Cheniere Energy Inc. An investigation by this newspaper found Turner backed legislation that would make it easier for companies to export natural gas, but Turner said his work on that legislation had nothing to do with his relationship with his then-fiancee.
Cheniere’s most recently filed lobbyist disclosure form from April 19 says Majida Turner was a lobbyist for the group through March of this year. But the report lists her as one of two people “no longer expected to act as a lobbyist for the client.”
The report says Cheniere spent $440,000 on its four-person lobbying operation in the first quarter and lobbied on the issue of liquid natural gas exports.
The Summer 2017 Dayton Art Institute member magazine lists Majida Turner as a trustee and vice president of government affairs at Tellurian, Inc., a Texas-based liquid natural gas company.
In his Thursday’s filing Rep. Turner asks that a restraining order be issued that keeps her from taking any of their joint property and assets.
“This includes but isn’t limited to any items in the parties’ home safe or safe deposit box(es), and Mr. Turner’s piano,” the filing says.
It also asks that she not incur any debt or credit card purchases in Rep. Turner’s name or on any joint account.