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State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari administers oath of office to new Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari, R-Perrysburg, administered the oath of office to newly promoted Colonel Charles “Chuck” Jones during a ceremony Thursday at the Patrol’s Academy in Columbus. Jones, who began his career with the Patrol in 1994 as a graduate of 126th Academy Class, becomes the Patrol’s 20th Superintendent after being appointed following the retirement of Col. Richard S. Fambro.

 
 
State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari Issues Statement on Passing of Fellow Veteran Hershel Woodrow Williams

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg), Chairman of the Ohio House Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committee, issues the following statement on the passing of fellow veteran Hershel Woodrow Williams; Decorated Marine and last surviving Medal of Honor Recipient from World War II:

 
 
Hall's Bill Championing Townships and Municipalities Signed into Law

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Thomas Hall (R-Madison Twp.) spearheaded House Bill 377 as one of the primary sponsors, which was signed into law on Tuesday. The bill includes $422 million in funding to the Office of Budget and Management to disburse to local governments in accordance with the American Rescue Plan Act. 

 
 
Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari's Bill Allowing Township Officers to Protect Highways within Jurisdiction Signed into Law

Ohio House Bill 206, authored by State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg), was signed into law by Gov. Mike DeWine Friday during a ceremony at the Statehouse in Columbus. 

 
 
Hall's School Gun and Safety Training Bill Signed into Law

State Rep. Thomas Hall (R-Madison Twp.) spearheaded and was the primary sponsor of House Bill 99, which was signed into law on Monday by Gov. Mike DeWine. The reformative bill focuses on school gun and safety training. Hall joined the governor at the Department of Public Safety for the bill signing.

 
 
The legislation now heads to the governor
June 1, 2022
Pavliga's Bipartisan Bill Addressing Opioid Crisis Approved by General Assembly

State Rep. Gail Pavliga (R-Portage County) announces bipartisan legislation addressing the opioid crisis was approved by the General Assembly on Wednesday. The legislation, under House Bill 193, requires Schedule II prescriptions to be completed electronically. Pavliga is a joint sponsor of the bill alongside State Rep. Al Cutrona.

 
 
Ghanbari, Gavarone Honor Gold Star Families with Presentation of Ohio Military Medal of Distinction

State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) and State Senator Theresa Gavarone (R-Huron) presented the Ohio Military Medal of Distinction to three Gold Star Families during an Ohio legislative ceremony at the Statehouse Friday in conjunction with Memorial Day. 

 
 
Pavliga's 9-8-8 Suicide Hotline Legislation Passes House

State Rep. Gail Pavliga (R-Portage County) spearheaded legislation establishing a suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline, which unanimously passed through the Ohio House Wednesday. Pavliga, the sponsor of the bill, spoke to it on the House floor today.

 
 
The legislation includes millions in local funding
May 18, 2022

State Representative Thomas Hall (R-Madison Twp.) spearheaded House Bill 377 as one of the primary sponsors, which includes $422 million in funding to the Office of Budget and Management to disburse to local governments in accordance with the American Rescue Plan Act. 

 
 
Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari to be Grand Marshal for 'Light Ohio Blue' Cruiser Caravan

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) is scheduled to serve as the Grand Marshal of the “Light Ohio Blue” Cruiser Caravan Tuesday in support of the organization’s weeklong campaign bringing an awareness to supporting law enforcement across the state.