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COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) issued the following statement on Governor DeWine calling a special session of the General Assembly:

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Thu, May 23, 2024

Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to eliminate coal as a viable energy source:

"Once again, the Biden Administration proves that they do not understand reality, or choose to ignore it in favor of their woke agenda. Ohio is facing an electric grid crisis. With businesses investing in our state and a growing energy demand, we are working to build and maintain an all-of-the-above energy strategy to meet that demand. Coal is — and must — be a part of a plan to power Ohio.

Coal is not just a commodity. It is a cornerstone of our economy, providing critical energy and thousands of jobs. Ohio will continue to recognize coal's crucial role in keeping our lights on and our communities powered. "

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Fri, Apr 26, 2024

The Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 230, legislation to directly combat drug and human trafficking in Ohio on Wednesday.

“Open border policies at the federal level have left Ohio vulnerable. We see the devastating aftermath of this crisis every day,” Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) said. “We must do everything we can to combat the drugs and cartels pouring across out southern border and keep our communities safe. House Bill 230 will do just that.”

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Thu, Apr 25, 2024

The Ohio House of Representatives approved the historic Strategic Community Investment Fund, as part of Substitute House Bill 2 on Wednesday.

This one-time funding will be administered to statewide, regional, and local projects, nearly $16.2 million of which will directly serve the 93rd House District and the surrounding communities. 

“There is a bright future ahead for Ohio.  This has been a remarkable opportunity to invest resources in areas we otherwise wouldn’t be able to,” said Stephens.  “These are meaningful investments that will impact our communities around our region, for decades to come.”

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Wed, Feb 7, 2024

Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) has released the following statement regarding Governor DeWine’s veto of Sub. House Bill 68:

“It is disappointing that the Governor vetoed House Bill 68, the SAFE Act and Save Women’s Sports.  The bill sponsors, and The House, have dedicated nearly three years to get the bill right — to empower parents and protect children. It was passed by veto-proof majorities in each chamber. We will certainly discuss as a caucus and take the appropriate next steps.”

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Fri, Dec 29, 2023

Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) announced today a $96 million continued investment in the Chesapeake Bypass on State Route 7.

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Thu, Nov 16, 2023

Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) has released the following statement regarding the election results for Issue 1:

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Tue, Nov 7, 2023

Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) has released the following statement regarding the election results for Issue 2:

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Tue, Nov 7, 2023

Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) issued the following statement condemning the Hamas attack of Israel:

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Sat, Oct 7, 2023

Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) announces the General Assembly has approved the state budget, which included funding for local projects throughout the 93rd District.

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Wed, Jul 5, 2023