State Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne County) led the effort within the Ohio House in passing Senate Bill 311, which clarifies the authority of the Department of Health in its quarantine and isolation health orders on Ohioans. Wiggam testified to the bill on the House floor earlier today.
State Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne County) announces that he recently supported and the General Assembly approved House Bill 614, which provides $650 million of federal CARES Act funding to local communities across Ohio for COVID-19 pandemic-related expenses. The funding will be made available to counties, municipalities, and townships throughout Wayne County.
Our nation’s 2020 primary season is largely in the books. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many states pushed forward with a mail-only or a primarily mail-in primary election, with the majority of polling places closed in Ohio, New Jersey, Maryland, Georgia, Nevada, and others. Ohio was one of the earliest to make these changes. Only now are we fully realizing that the push for mail elections had serious consequences, not just in our state but all over the U.S. These consequences should make us think before we rush to expand these measures again in November.
State Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne County) has issued the following statement:
State Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne County) announces that the State Controlling Board recently approved coronavirus relief funding to support local schools preparing for the beginning of the upcoming school year.
State Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne County) and the Ohio House passed House Bill 425, known as the Duty to Notify When Asked Law. The legislation clarifies ambiguous language and removes the severe penalties associated with the ambiguous language, protecting the rights of concealed handgun license (CHL) holders across the state. Wiggam spoke to the bill on the House floor.
State Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne County) today helped pass major legislation to bring greater oversight to state health department pandemic orders and to increase government transparency. The orders have been the subject of much debate in recent weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wiggam spoke in support of the legislation on the House floor today.
State Representatives Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne) signed onto a letter to urge Gov. DeWine to follow CDC guidelines and reopen all Ohio’s Business on or before May 1st, 2020.
State Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne County) is encouraging small business owners across the 1st Ohio House District of Wayne County to submit their story of how they’ve been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 197, cosponsored by State Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne County), into law Friday.