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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. 

 
 
Legislation to Protect Religious Freedom Passes Ohio House

Legislation to protect in-person and online religious services from disruption was passed this week by the Ohio House, State Representative Mark Johnson (R-Chillicothe) announced. 

 
 
House Approves Manchester's Bill Creating Beginning Farmer Tax Credit

State Representative Susan Manchester (R-Waynesfield) Wednesday announced the General Assembly has approved House Bill 95, her bipartisan legislation that creates a beginning farmer tax credit to assist one generation of farmers to the next.  

 
 

Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) honored Bluffton Police Officer Dominic Francis on the floor of the Ohio House of Representatives today with a moment of silence and a few remarks to recognize his life.

 
 
The representative attended the bill signing ceremony Wednesday
April 6, 2022
Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari's Bill to Combat Organized Retail Crime Signed into Law

Ohio House Bill 272 championed by State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) was signed into law by the governor Wednesday. The legislation designed to combat organized retail crime, jointly sponsored by State Rep. Phil Plummer (R-Dayton), requires high-volume, third-party online sellers to disclose certain pieces of identifying information in order to protect consumers. Ghanbari attended the bill signing ceremony.

 
 
Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari's Bill to Combat Organized Retail Crime Approved by General Assembly

Ohio House Bill 272 championed by State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) passed the General Assembly Wednesday after a 33-0 vote in Senate. The legislation, jointly sponsored by State Rep. Phil Plummer (R-Dayton), requires high-volume, third-party online sellers to disclose certain pieces of identifying information in order to protect consumers. 

 
 
State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari's Bill to Curb Legal Services Costs Passes Ohio House

House Bill 531 introduced by State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) passed unanimously on the House floor Wednesday and now moves to the Senate for further consideration. Ghanbari, the primary sponsor of the legislation, noted the bipartisan bill allows a county prosecutor to partner with certain entities to provide legal services