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By Rep. Andy Thompson (R-Marietta)
March 18, 2013

The first bill to pass out of the Ohio House of Representatives during the previous General Assembly in January 2011 established JobsOhio. Since that time, Ohioans have created more than 120,000 jobs, moving the state from 48th in the nation in job creation to number four.

House Bill 12 brings common sense to boiler operator laws.
March 18, 2013

Ohio House Speaker William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) and Senate President Keith Faber (R-Celina) released a statement on the tax proposals currently before the House Finance and Appropriations Committee in House Bill 59, the biennial operating budget.

House Bill 3 was passed by the House this week
March 14, 2013
House Bills 1 and 2 relate to OhioMeansJobs
March 14, 2013

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that will provide authority to the State of Ohio in regulating health insurance navigators, which are individuals or entities charged with helping citizens obtain information relating to health insurance offerings through health exchanges.

Ohio House Passes Legislation to Establish "Internet Cafe" Regulations

Ohio House Speaker Pro Tempore Matt Huffman (R-Lima) today applauded the House’s passage of Substitute House Bill 7, which provides much-needed oversight to sweepstakes parlors, or “internet cafes.”


Watch as Representative Derickson discusses his recent legislation, House Bill 1, that is moving through the House.

By Speaker William G. Batchelder (R-Medina)
March 12, 2013

Serving as speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, I have many opportunities to travel around the state. One might say that this has allowed me to become even more familiar with Ohio’s roadways, and that would be an accurate statement.


Rep. Jim Butler joined Dan Edwards on 2 NEWS Today to discuss his prisoner reform program making its way through state legislature. He also touched upon his plans to promote new compressed natural gas programs state-wide.