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Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) has released the following statement regarding Ohio’s April unemployment rate, which dropped from 6.1 percent to 5.7 percent

Legislation Denotes Five New Memorial Highways in Southwest Ohio
May 15, 2014

The Ohio House of Representatives today approved legislation that would designate several
memorial highways throughout Butler, Hamilton, and Warren counties. State Representatives Ron Maag (R-Lebanon), Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton), and Lou Terhar (R-Green Township) commend the legislation for its commemoration of fallen Ohioan heroes.

Sub. H.B. 375 reduces taxes on Ohioans, addresses environmental concerns
May 15, 2014

With bipartisan support, the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday voted to pass Substitute House Bill 375, legislation that enhances the state’s oil and gas regulatory program and modifies the severance tax on extraction.


P&G expansion expected to create 800 local jobs
May 15, 2014

State Representative Jim Butler (R-Oakwood) today applauded the announcement that the Procter & Gamble Company has chosen to establish a distribution center in Union, which will lead to the creation of 800 new jobs through third party customization and logistics providers.


Legislation Honors Former Rep. William Mallory with Memorial Highway
May 15, 2014
Speaker Batchelder Issues Statement in Support of House Bill 401

Following the passage of House Bill 401 (Hagan/Mallory) by the Ohio House today, Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) commended the legislation and issued the following statement:

Rep. Grossman to Honor Prestigious Band and Other Music Educators
May 5, 2014
OSU Marching Band to Attend Ohio House Session

State Representative Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City) is pleased to announce that The Ohio State University Marching Band will be in attendance of the Ohio House session on Wednesday, May 7th. Rep. Grossman will be honoring the band with a resolution recognizing its contributions to the state of Ohio.


State Representatives Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) and Margaret Conditt (R-Liberty Twp.) today announced that they have introduced legislation that will increase the penalties for those who knowingly sell illegal substances to pregnant women.


State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation requiring every county to have the full spectrum of opioid addiction recovery treatment and recovery housing. Rep. Sprague was the chair of the House Prescription Drug Addiction and Healthcare Reform Committee, which traveled around Ohio last summer learning about and studying drug abuse and addiction.

GE announces plan to build Global Operations Center in Ohio
April 10, 2014
Rep. Stautberg Releases Statement on the Creation of 1,400 Jobs in Cincinnati

With today’s announcement that GE has selected Greater Cincinnati for its new U.S. Global Operations Center, a project that is expected to create 1,400 new local jobs, State Representative Peter Stautberg (R-Anderson Township) released the following statement:


The Ohio House of Representatives today voted to pass House Bill 493, a component of the Mid-Biennium Review (MBR) package that makes various revisions to Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation Law.