SUMMIT COUNTY – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) and State Senator Kristina Roegner (R – Hudson) were both presented the Outstanding Legislator Award from the Ohio Society of CPAs for their recent work to improve Ohio’s tax code and business climate. The presentation was hosted by Jim Schulte, CPA, whose company serves Fairlawn and the surrounding area.
COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 44, sponsored by State Representatives Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) and Joe Miller (D-Amherst) to stiffen penalties for assault when the victim is a sports official in the course of their official duties. The sponsors note a recent uptick in assaults on sports officials and a decline in available referees, hoping that this additional measure will create a safer environment for all involved.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) announces Sub. House Bill 291, that includes several road-naming bills, passed within the Ohio House. The bill includes Roemer’s House Bill 263 to designate a mile-long portion of County Road 321 in Stark County as “Army Sgt. Vernon R. Judd Memorial Highway.”
The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 228, sponsored by State Representative Bill Roemer (R–Richfield), which would streamline filing processes for municipal net profits taxes. Currently, businesses can opt into a system run by the Ohio Department of Taxation to pay their municipal net profits tax to the state, which then distributes the revenue to the localities to which the taxes are owed. However, those businesses are still required to notify each municipality in which they owe tax when they opt into the system.
State Rep. Bill Roemer’s (R-Richfield) legislation to boost the state healthcare workforce has now cleared both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly. The emergency legislation, House Bill 6, is a timely bill due to the ongoing issues surrounding the pandemic. Roemer spoke to it on the House floor.
This week, State Rep. Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) recognized Copley High School Varsity Football player Antoine “AJ” Campbell as an All-Ohio Division III Defensive Player of the Year. Roemer, with Senator Kristina Roegner, presented Campbell with resolutions highlighting his athletic achievements.
State Rep. Bill Roemer’s (R-Richfield) has announced that KyotoCooling, a provider of water-free cooling technology for data centers, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Norton. The company, in partnership with several local stakeholders and JobsOhio, decided to expand within the 38th Ohio House District.
State Rep. Bill Roemer’s (R-Richfield) legislation recently passed within the Ohio House, which seeks to boost the state’s healthcare workforce and services. The emergency legislation, under House Bill 6, acts as a timely bill due to the ongoing issues surrounding the pandemic. Roemer, the joint sponsor of the bill, spoke to it on the House floor.
Ohio House Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) appointed State Rep. Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) as Chair of the Finance Subcommittee on Health and Human Services for the 134th General Assembly.
Gov. Mike DeWine recently signed into law House Bill 442, which will create flexibility for students to take the Certified Public Accountants’ (CPA) exam earlier, and ease a number of other occupational licensing requirements in Ohio. After the enactment of legislation in 2019 to require all licenses be regularly reviewed by the state Legislature, the review process culminated in a wide-ranging set of recommendations, which were codified after being amended into House Bill 442.