Today State Representatives Gail Pavilga (R-Atwater) and Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) coordinated a call with both federal and regional EPA personnel to discuss the E-check program. In 2020, the Ohio House of Representatives passed H.R. 247 – sponsored by Representative Roemer – which urged the federal government to eliminate E-check and find more efficient ways to improve air quality in Northeast Ohio. Last year, the House again passed a resolution (H.R. 56) to make this plea, this time sponsored by Representative Pavliga.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) announced today he once again will not accept benefits from the State of Ohio. The benefits package offered for his work as a State Representative totaled over $16,000 of taxpayers’ funds; including life, health, vision, and dental insurance, health and dependent care spending accounts, and contributions to an Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) account.
NORTON – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) swore in four newly-elected Norton City Council members Monday night, including Doug DeHarpart, Jamie Lukens, Ben Bates, and Paul Tousley. DeHarpart, Lukens, and Bates are new to the council, while Tousley will be returning to the council after securing re-election.
SUMMIT COUNTY – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) today announced that Cohen & Company LTD will be expanding in the cities of Cleveland, Youngstown and Akron. This expansion is expected to create 61 full-time positions in Northeast Ohio.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) announced today that House Bill 45 was passed by the Ohio House of Representatives by a vote of 86-0.
COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives yesterday approved House Bill 228, which makes a variety of updates to municipal net profit tax law to improve the relationship between the taxpayer, the municipality, and the state. State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield), the primary sponsor of the bill, says this legislation will reduce unnecessary paperwork for Ohio businesses by simplifying their tax filing processes.
WESTERVILLE – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) was recently awarded the David C. Rinebolt Community Service Award as the Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy’s Legislator of the Year.
SUMMIT COUNTY – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) yesterday presented sponsor testimony in the Senate Judiciary Committee on legislation to protect sports officials from assault.
SUMMIT COUNTY – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) presented Dr. James Robinson with a commendation for his retirement after working in the district for 48 years. Dr. Robinson retired as the superintendent of Manchester Schools and served the school district with the student’s best interests always in mind.