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COLUMBUS—Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today issued a statement as the Ohio House passed Senate Bill 310, which would distribute $350 million in federal CARES Act funds to aid coronavirus response in Ohio communities.

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Fri, Jun 5, 2020

House DemocraticMembers of the Veteran Caucus today sent a letter to Governor DeWine calling on him to urge President Trump to rescind his orders ending National Guard deployments. The letter, signed by state Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo), Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson), Erica Crawley (D-Columbus) and Mike Sheehy (D-Oregon), notes that the “hard stop” for deployments falls one day short of the 90-day threshold where National Guard service members would qualify to receive early retirement, education, among other benefits. 

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Thu, May 21, 2020

COLUMBUS – State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon)’s bill honoring NASA legend and Toledo native Gene Kranz passed the Ohio House during a floor vote today. House Bill (HB) 358 designates August 17th at “Eugene ‘Gene’ F. Kranz Day.”

 

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Wed, May 20, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) calls for a “responsible restart” for Ohio, outlining 10 recommendations following several weeks of testimony during the OHIO 2020 Economic Recovery Task Force proceedings, as well as feedback heard from constituents, local health officials and business leaders. 

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Wed, Apr 29, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced the state Controlling Board approved more than $248 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to aid the state’s ongoing pandemic response efforts, including funds to bolster testing capacity, purchase needed personal protective equipment for frontline workers, expand hospital capacity, and provide resources for those most impacted by the coronavirus.

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Mon, Apr 13, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced that House Bill (HB) 276, legislation naming a portion of I-475 in Holland after local hero Sgt. Alexander Drabik, was signed into law by Governor Mike DeWine.

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Wed, Mar 4, 2020

State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 276, which includes a provision sponsored by Sheehy to rename a portion of I-475 after Sgt. Alexander Drabik, a Holland, Ohio native and the first Allied soldier to cross the Rhine River into Nazi-controlled Germany, paving the way to the war’s end.

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Wed, Feb 12, 2020

Representative Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced that Intelliteach, an international technology and financial services firm, has selected Northwest Ohio as the site for its new sales and support office.

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Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Representative Michael Sheehy (D-Toledo) today announced the release of more than $5 million in state funds from the Ohio Controlling Board for several projects in House District 46. 

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Mon, Dec 16, 2019

The Ohio House Transportation Committee today heard sponsor testimony recommending the passage of Ohio House Concurrent Resolution 14, establishing September 7 as Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway Appreciation Day. Representatives Sheehy (D-Oregon) and John Rogers (D-Mentor-On-The-Lake), both members of the Council on State Governments Great Lakes Legislative Caucus, spoke in support of the resolution and the importance of Lake Erie to their districts, Ohio and the Midwest.

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Wed, Oct 30, 2019