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State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today promoted the inaugural Prescription Drug Abuse and Awareness Education Day. In 2014, state legislators passed a law designating the awareness day as the first Friday in May. 

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Fri, May 1, 2015

On Wednesday, State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and Ohio House Democratic Caucus members stood in opposition to the state’s two-year budget proposal, House Bill 64. Democratic legislators said the bill failed to lay out a real plan for the future of the state and instead advanced partisan attacks on working Ohioans and policies that rig the tax system to help the richest one-percent and special interests.

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Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Today, Governor John Kasich signed into law a bipartisan bill to reduce toxic algae in Lake Erie. The signing of Senate Bill 1 comes a little less than a year after 500,000 Toledo residents were left without clean drinking water for three days after toxic algae blooms contaminated the water supply in the Western Lake Erie basin. Kasich signed the legislation at Maumee Bay State Park, not far from the location of last year’s bloom.

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Thu, Apr 2, 2015

Wednesday, the Ohio House passed Senate Bill 1, bipartisan legislation to reduce toxic algae in Lake Erie. S.B. 1 comes a little less than a year after 500,000 Toledo residents were left without clean drinking water for three days after toxic algae blooms contaminated the water supply in the western Lake Erie basin.

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Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Tuesday the Ohio House passed a bill designed to help protect drinking water and combat toxic algae growth in Lake Erie. House Bill 61 comes a little less than a year after 500,000 Toledo residents were left without clean drinking water for three days after toxic algae blooms contaminated the water supply in the western Lake Erie basin.

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Wed, Mar 11, 2015

State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) was honored Saturday as a Legislator of the Year by the Ohio Farmers Union. 

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Tue, Feb 3, 2015

State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) Monday was named Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s Ranking Member, the House Minority’s highest ranking official on the legislative panel.

 

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Thu, Jan 15, 2015

State Reps. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and John Patterson (D-Jefferson) today urged the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to continue working to establish state standards for safe levels of microcystin in Ohio’s public water systems, a step that would be required with the passage of the Lake Erie lawmakers’ legislation—House Bill 625.

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Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Today, Toledo-area State Reps. Mike Sheehy (D-Oregon), Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) and Mike Ashford (D-Toledo) called on the state’s economic development agency, JobsOhio, to meet the demands of the growing advanced manufacturing industry by considering facility upgrades necessary to accommodate the potential Wrangler design change suggested last week by Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne.

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Fri, Oct 10, 2014

State Reps. Mike Sheehy (D-Oregon) and John Patterson (D-Jefferson) announced today the introduction of legislation to require the monitoring of the harmful toxin microcystin in Ohio’s public water systems.  

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Mon, Sep 22, 2014