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Young introduced the bipartisan bill seeking to help families whose children suffer from the neurologically-damaging disorder
October 7, 2022
Young Highlights Upcoming PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day

State Rep. Bob Young (R-Green) is highlighting this weekend as the declaration of Oct. 9 being recognized as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day by the Governor’s Office. Young has introduced House Bill 189, which requires insurers and Medicaid to cover the PANDAS and PANS.

Breast Cancer Screening Bill to Take Effect

State Representative Jean Schmidt (R-Loveland) today announced that her legislation increasing breast cancer screening accessibility and early detection to patients will take effect Sept. 23. 

Pavliga Joins Lt. Gov. Jon Husted for Next Generation Jobs Tour Stop in Kent

State Rep. Gail Pavliga (R-Portage County) recently joined Lt. Gov. Jon Husted for his Next Generation Jobs Tour in Kent at the Olstrad Engineering Corporation. The event included a tour and roundtable discussion.

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari Receives Distinguished 'Patriot Award'

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari, R-Perrysburg, was awarded the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Ohio Federal Security Director’s Patriot Award during a ceremony, Sept. 9 at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy in Columbus.


COLUMBUS—State Senator Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) and State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord) today announced the launch of Cut Red Tape Ohio, a new website developed by the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) and the business community to provide more transparency within Ohio’s rule making process.

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.