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Pilot project increases student access to real-world job experience
November 20, 2013

State Representative Nan Baker (R-Westlake) today applauded the House passage of House Bill 107, which creates a $1 million pilot project to provide grants to certain businesses for employing high school students to career exploration internships.

Substitute House Bill 5 makes tax structure more conducive for business owners, economic development
November 14, 2013
Ohio House of Representatives Passes Legislation to Simplify Municipal Income Tax

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed Substitute House Bill 5, legislation to revise laws governing the municipal income tax.

House Bill 258 updates dispensing restrictions for contact lenses
November 6, 2013

State Representative Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) today applauded the passage of House Bill 258 through the Ohio House. This legislation, which Rep. Gonzales sponsored, deregulates the process of dispensing contact lenses for certain opticians by updating the restrictions in this area.


State Representative Barbara Sears (R-Monclova Township) today announced the passage of House Bill 232, legislation to modify counselor, social worker, and marriage and family therapist licensing law, and to provide certain professional rights to such licensees.

Reps. Duffey, Hagan Discuss DataOhio Initiative to Increase Transparency, Modernize Government

At a press conference at the Ohio Statehouse, State Representatives Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) and Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) unveiled a series of bills to modernize and increase transparency within Ohio government.


State Representative Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) today applauded the passage of House Concurrent Resolution 36 through the Ohio House. This legislation designates November 2013 as “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.”

Am. Sub. S.B. 193 will fix Ohio law to make ballot petition process fair and constitutional
October 30, 2013

The Ohio House of Representatives today voted to pass Amended Substitute Senate Bill 193, legislation that revises the process for determining political party status and establishing new political parties.


In an effort to assist low-income Ohioans in finding their way out of poverty and reducing their reliance on Medicaid, State Representative Barbara Sears (R-Monclova Township) has introduced comprehensive legislation to allow for important reforms to be made to Ohio’s Medicaid system and other support services.


State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea), chairman of the Ohio House Committee on Policy and Legislative Oversight, this week convened the second in a series of hearings on affordable, reliable electricity to protect Ohio consumers.


The Ohio House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 170, legislation that aims to reduce drug-related deaths by reversing the effects of certain drugs on the brain.