COLUMBUS—State Representatives Jamie Callender (R-Concord) and Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Westlake) recently introduced legislation to address a critical shortcoming in Ohio’s Medigap insurance market for patients suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or end stage renal disease (ESRD). HB 400 aims to expand access to Medigap plans to all patients, regardless of age, who have been diagnosed with either ALS or ESRD and are eligible for Medicare Part B coverage
COLUMBUS—Rabbit Run Community Arts Association (RRCAA) will be among the recipients of the third round of Ohio Arts Economic Relief Grant, announced State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord). Passed as part of HB 45 (134th General Assembly), this grant program is funded through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars.
COLUMBUS—House Bill 61, which will designate November 19th as “James A. Garfield Day” in Ohio, yesterday passed the Ohio Senate 31-0. Bill sponsors, State Reps. Callender (R-Concord) and Troy (D-Willowick), were pleased to see unanimous passage in both the Ohio House and Senate.
COLUMBUS – With the deadline for all state agencies to submit their rule reduction reports having passed, all but four agencies have or are on track to hit their target of a 10% reduction in regulatory restrictions, announced Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) Chair, State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord).
COLUMBUS—The Center for Legislative Accountability recently awarded State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord) the Award for Conservative Excellence based on his conservative voting record.
COLUMBUS – Lake County School Districts continue to show improvement in the 2022-2023 school year state report card, announced State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord). This includes the Kirtland and Perry School Districts achieving a 5-star rating, the highest overall rating that can be achieved by a district, which places them in the top 12% of schools in Ohio.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord) today sent a letter (attached) to Governor Mike DeWine urging him to make an emergency declaration and provide additional recovery resources for Lake County as a result of recent damages caused by severe weather.
COLUMBUS—The State of Ohio Controlling Board today approved the transfer of funding for Lakeland Community College to support the College’s workforce development efforts, announced State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord). Funding for this project is part of a $5.6 million investment made in Lake County’s career tech and performing arts centers as part of HB 687 (134th General Assembly).
Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio House of Representatives last week passed House Bill 33, the state’s main operating budget, with a sweeping vote of 67-30, announced State Rep. Jamie Callender (R- Concord).
COLUMBUS—The Senate Local Government Committee today began hearings on House Bill 61, which will designate “James A. Garfield Day” in honor of the 20th President of the United States, announced State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord).