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Representative Gonzales Recognizes the City of New Albany as the Best Suburb in America for 2015

Today, State Representative Anne Gonzales (R-Worthington) honored the city of New Albany for being named the best suburb in America for 2015 by Business Insider.

State Rep. Koehler Announces Passage of Legislation to Clarify State Arson Laws

Today State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) announced passage of House Bill 185, legislation he sponsored which simplifies the process of charging an arsonist for burning down an unoccupied building.

State Representative Jim Buchy Honors Coldwater High School Football Team

Today, State Representative Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) presented a resolution to the Coldwater High School football team honoring them on their fourth straight Division V State Championship.

Reps. Roegner, Buchy Release Statements on ODE Announcement Regarding State Tests and Student Participation

State Representative Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson) and State Representative Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) today applauded an announcement by the Ohio Department of Education stating that, for the 2014-15 Ohio School Report Cards, there will be additional information regarding participation of students in state tests last year and how this impacts the achievement measure score and grade for schools.

Ohio House of Representatives Committee Passes Bill to Require CPR Training for High School Students

Yesterday the Ohio House Education Committee passed Sub. House Bill 113, which would require CPR training for high school students entering 9th grade for the first time on or after July 1, 2016. House Bill 113 was sponsored by State Representatives Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City) and Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville).

Rep. Nathan Manning Applauds Passage of Legislation Allowing Sale of Wines at Local Farmers Markets

State Representative Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville) yesterday announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 178, legislation he sponsored. The bill would allow certain wine manufacturers to participate at farmers markets that obtain a liquor permit.

Legislation shields addresses of victims from public records
January 27, 2016
Ohio House Passes Legislation to Establish Address Confidentiality Program in Ohio

State Representative Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) today announced passage of House Bill 359, legislation he sponsored with Rep. Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville), which establishes for the first time in Ohio an Address Confidentiality Program for stalking and domestic violence victims.

State Rep. Maag Announces Passage of Legislation Honoring Fallen Warren County Hero

State Representative Ron Maag (R-Lebanon) today announced passage of House Bill 256, legislation that would designate a portion of State Route 48 between Interstate 71 and State Route 38 in Warren County as the “SFC Bobby Lee Estle Memorial Highway.” 

Legislation Would Replace "Mental Retardation" Throughout the Revised Code
January 26, 2016
State Rep. Dever Announces Passage of Bill to Update Intellectual Disability References in Ohio Code

State Representative Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) today announced the unanimous passage of Sub. House Bill 158, which replaces the use of “mental retardation” throughout the Ohio Revised Code. The legislation replaces this insensitive term with “intellectual disability” where applicable.

Ohio House Announces Plans for Bipartisan Task Force on Medical Marijuana Issue

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) and State Representative Kirk Schuring (R-Canton) today announced plans for the Medical Marijuana Task Force, which will work to review the issue of medical marijuana in the state of Ohio.