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State Representatives Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) and Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 49, the Ohio Elder Justice Act, legislation which would strengthen the laws protecting elders from abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.

 
 
By Reps. Stephanie Kunze and Tim Brown
February 10, 2014
Public Works Proposal Will Improve Ohio's Infrastructure Without Tax Increase

In January, state legislators and the governor worked together to pass Senate Joint Resolution 6, which is a key component to improving Ohio’s infrastructure without burdening Ohioans with a tax increase. We were proud to take an active role in its passage, even introducing a companion resolution in the House (HJR 9), which aimed to accomplish the same goals.

 
 

State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) is encouraging the public to attend the “NASA Glenn Research Center Technology Exhibits Day at the Statehouse” on Tuesday, February 11th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 
 
Reps. Cliff Rosenberger, Christina Hagan Announce Higher Education Study Committee Findings

State Representatives Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) and Christina Hagan released the findings of the House Higher Education Study Committee during a press conference today at the Statehouse.

 
 
Legislation modernizes medical care while lowering costs for Ohioans
January 30, 2014

State Representative Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) has announced that the Ohio House has concurred on Senate changes to Amended Substitute House Bill 123. The legislation requires Medicaid to provide coverage of telehealth services offered by medical facilities.

 
 
Ohio House Bill Seeks to Raise Awareness of Rx Drug Abuse

State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation to raise awareness of prescription drug abuse in Ohio.

 
 
Allows districts to determine which athletic clubs can be excused from phys. ed. classes
January 29, 2014
Ohio House Passes Legislation Pertaining to High School Physical Education Requirements

State Representative Mike Henne (R-Clayton) today applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ passage of House Bill 113, which specifies that school districts and chartered nonpublic schools may excuse from high school physical education those students who participate in a school-sponsored athletic club.

 
 
Burkley, Hill Introduce Calamity Days Legislation

State Representatives Tony Burkley (R-Payne) and Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) have announced that they are introducing legislation to increase the number of calamity days that school districts are allocated for the 2013-2014 school year.

 
 
Ohio House Passes Legislation to Aid Transition to New Graduation Requirements

State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation that will provide more options and local control to schools in relation to academic achievement and graduation requirements.

 
 
House Advances School Safety Legislation

State Representatives Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson) and Stephanie Kunze (R-Hilliard) announced that today, the Ohio House of Representatives passed bipartisan school safety legislation that strengthens existing law and maintains local control for school districts when developing their school safety plan.