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COLUMBUS- Today, State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) issued the following statement after legislation was recently announced by Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) to increase penalties for dumping raw sewage in waterways that flow into Lake Erie:

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Mon, Jul 26, 2021

State Reps. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today announced that the Ohio House passed House Bill (HB) 291, legislation that would create the “Officer Anthony Dia Memorial Highway,” originally introduced as House bill 19, and the “Officer Brandon Stalker Memorial Highway,” originally introduced as House Bill 80.

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Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Toledo-area Democratic lawmakers Minority Whip Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo), Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today issued a statement after GOP lawmakers Tuesday inserted an amendment to undercut funding for the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) into Senate Bill 19, a totally unrelated bill dealing with wetland mitigation projects. 

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Wed, Jun 23, 2021

State Representatives Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and Brian Baldridge (R-Winchester) today provided an update on House Resolution 13, a resolution that encourages Michigan Governor Whitmer to keep Enbridge Line 5 operating. House Resolution 13’s companion bill in the Ohio Senate, Senate Resolution 41, was heard today in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Senators Teresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) and Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) provided sponsor testimony.

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Wed, May 12, 2021

COLUMBUS– State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Mike Sheehy (D-Oregon)’s House Bill (HB) 24 honoring Toledo-born NASA legend Eugene “Gene” F. Kranz unanimously passed the Ohio House. The bill designates August 17, the birthday of Gene Kranz, “Eugene ‘Gene’ F. Kranz Day.”

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Wed, May 12, 2021

COLUMBUS –State Reps. Joe Miller (D-Amherst) and Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced that the House Government Oversight Committee unanimously passed House Bill (HB) 213 by a vote of 11-0. HB 213 designates and displays the Honor and Remember Flag, and requires that it be flown at the Statehouse each Memorial Day under proper flag protocol. The bill also includes a permissive provision that allows other government buildings to fly the flag at their own discretion. 

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Tue, May 4, 2021
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COLUMBUS – Today, State Reps. Joe Miller (D-Amherst) and Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) announced the unanimous House passage of House Bill (HB) 213. HB 213 designates and displays the Honor and Remember Flag and requires that it be flown at the Statehouse each Memorial Day under proper flag protocol. The bill also includes a permissive provision that allows other government buildings to fly the flag at their own discretion. This legislation, formerly known as HB 406 in the 133rd General Assembly, passed the House Armed Services & Veterans Affairs Committee unanimously, but unfortunately timed out during lame duck. 

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Tue, May 4, 2021

COLUMBUS- State Reps. Joe Miller (D-Amherst) and Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today provided sponsor testimony on House Bill (HB) 213, which would designate and display the Honor and Remember Flag, and require that it be flown at the Statehouse each Memorial Day under proper flag protocol. The bill also includes a permissive provision that allows other government buildings to fly the flag at their own discretion. 

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Thu, Apr 15, 2021

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today provided sponsor testimony before the House Primary and Secondary Education Committee on House Bill (HB) 205, which would enact the “Ohio Anti-Bullying and Hazing Act,” also known as “Collin’s Law.”

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Tue, Apr 13, 2021

COLUMBUS- State Reps. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today provided sponsor testimony before the House Transportation and Public Safety Committee on House Bill (HB) 194, legislation requiring freight train operating crews to consist of at least two people.

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Tue, Apr 13, 2021