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Carruthers, Brent Reintroduce Aisha's Law

COLUMBUS –State Representatives Sara Carruthers (R-Hamilton) and Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today held a press conference on Aisha’s Law, legislation that directs the Attorney General to adopt rules to require training on evidence-based lethality assessment screening tools in peace officer basic training.

 
 
Cross, Controlling Board Approve Funds for Disaster Recovery in Indian Lake

COLUMBUS –State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Findlay) today approved the increase of over $3.9 million in funds to the State Disaster Relief Program (SDRP) during a State Controlling Board meeting, increasing the current appropriation to more than $7.4 million.

 
 

COLUMBUS – The House Higher Education Committee passed House Bill 183, the Protect All Students Act, sponsored by State Representatives Adam Bird (R-New Richmond) and Beth Lear (R-Galena).

 
 
House Committee Begins Hearings on Bill to Protect Speech in Higher Education Institutions

COLUMBUS – House Higher Education Committee yesterday began hearings on House Bill 394, legislation to protect speech in Ohio’s public higher education institutions, announced bill sponsor, State Rep. Adam Holmes (R-Nashport).

 
 

COLUMBUS –State Representatives Roy Klopfenstein (R-Haviland) and Angie King (R-Celina) announced that the Ohio Senate passed House Bill 34, legislation to exempt nursing mothers from jury duty.

 
 
House Bill 400 aims to provide access to medigap coverage for patients diagnosed with ALS and ESRD
April 11, 2024
Representatives Callender and Sweeney Provide Sponsor Testimony on Bill to Expand Medigap Coverage

COLUMBUS–The House Insurance Committee yesterday held sponsor testimony on House Bill 400, announced bill sponsors, State Representatives Jamie Callender (R-Concord) and Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Westlake). House Bill 400 aims to extend Medigap coverage to patients in Ohio diagnosed with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). While ESRD and ALS patients are federally eligible to receive Medicare Part B Coverage, Ohio does not allow them to purchase Medigap coverage. 

 
 
HB 350 will dedicate the portion of State Route 44 between Prouty Road and Mentor Avenue
April 10, 2024
House Transportation Committee Passes Bill to Declare Lance Corporal Austin B. Schwenk Memorial Highway

COLUMBUS – The House Transportation Committee yesterday unanimously passed House Bill 350, which will dedicate a portion of State Route 44 between Mentor Avenue and Prouty Road as Lance Corporal Austin B. Schwenk Memorial Highway, announced State Representatives Jamie Callender (R-Concord) and Daniel Troy (D-Wickliffe). 

 
 

COLUMBUS- The House Aviation and Aerospace Committee today began hearings on House Bill 185, legislation that will reform Ohio’s classification and regulation framework around airports, heliports, vertiports, and spaceports. The bill is sponsored by State Representatives Jamie Callender (R-Concord) and Sarah Fowler Arthur (R-Ashtabula).

 
 
Callender, Fowler Arthur Provide Testimony on Legislation to Enact the Airspace Protection Act

COLUMBUS- The House Aviation and Aerospace Committee today began hearings on House Bill 185, legislation that will reform Ohio’s classification and regulation framework around airports, heliports, vertiports, and spaceports. The bill is sponsored by State Representatives Jamie Callender (R-Concord) and Sarah Fowler Arthur (R-Ashtabula).

 
 
Carruthers Testifies in Support of Lauren's Law

COLUMBUS –State Representative Sara Carruthers (R-Hamilton) today provided testimony before the House Families and Aging Committee on House Bill 465, known as Lauren’s Law.