Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today sent a letter calling on Governor Mike DeWine to veto Senate Bill (SB) 311, legislation Democrats say will slow the state’s coronavirus response, ultimately leading to more deaths and further destabilizing Ohio’s economy. Statehouse Republicans fast tracked SB 311 last week, voting along party lines to pass the controversial bill that would strip executive power from the state’s Health Director during public health crises. The bill now awaits the governor’s signature.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today gave sponsor testimony before the Ohio House Transportation and Public Safety Committee on House Bill (HB) 728, to designate a portion of State Route 184 as the “Officer Anthony Dia Memorial Highway.” Following Rep. Sheehy’s testimony, the committee voted in favor of the bill.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced that Senate Bill (SB) 163, legislation creating the Fallen Timbers Battlefield license plate, was signed into law by Gov. DeWine.
LOMBARD, IL — During its “Virtual” Annual Meeting, the binational, nonpartisan Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus re-elected State Representative Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) to represent Ohio on the GLLC Executive Committee in 2021-22. Representative Sheehy has been a member of the Caucus since 2015 and has served on the Executive Committee since 2017. All eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence basin are represented on the Executive Committee.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced the start of early voting in Lucas County. The announcement comes as thousands of Ohioans converged on their county board of elections early on Tuesday morning to cast a ballot on the first day of early voting.
COLUMBUS –As National Small Business Week comes to a close, State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) continues to call for action on House Democratic legislation to support small businesses that have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced that the Ohio House accepted the conference report for Senate Bill (SB) 163, which includes a provision sponsored by Reps. Sheehy and Sobecki (D-Toledo) to create the Fallen Timbers Battlefield license plate. SB 163 also included a provision that would prorate registration fees for electric motor and hybrid vehicle owners, which Rep. Sheehy originally introduced as House Bill (HB) 490 with Rep. Greenspan (R-Westlake) in February 2020. The bill now moves to the governor’s desk for his signature.
COLUMBUS – State Reps. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo), Mike Sheehy (D-Oregon), and Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) expressed disappointment today after Governor Mike DeWine decided to issue a waiver of his public health orders for political rallies, including an upcoming presidential rally in Toledo on Monday.
COLUMBUS –State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today issued a statement on the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and the Great Lakes Legislative Caucustoday sent a letter urging Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) to publicly support House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 14, which designates Sept. 7 as “Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Appreciation Day.” HCR 14 passed the House Transportation and Public Safety committee in October 2019, but the previous Speaker never brought it to a vote on the floor.