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February 15, 2023
Ohio House Republicans Reveal 'Ohio is Our Home' Priority Bills

The Ohio House Republican Caucus has announced the upcoming House priority bills for the 135th General Assembly. Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) was joined by several members of the House Republican Caucus to outline details on the bills during a press conference on Wednesday.

Loychik to Introduce Athletic Coach Mental Health Training Bill

State Rep. Mike Loychik (R-Bazetta) will soon be introducing the “Athletic Coach Mental Health Training” bill, which requires athletic coaches at schools to take a course regarding student mental health as part of the requirements to renew their coaching permits.

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari Appointed to Several Key House Committees for New General Assembly

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) has been appointed by Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) as Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee and as a member of several other committees.


Ohio House of Representatives Speaker Jason Stephens (R–Kitts Hill) has issued the following statement regarding Governor Mike DeWine’s “State of the State” address:

Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari Appointed to Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) was recently appointed by the Speaker of the House, Jason Stephens, to serve on the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission. 

Powell Takes Third Oath of Office

State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) was sworn into office for a third term recently to the Ohio House of Representatives. Powell represents the new 80th House District, which includes Miami County and the southern portion of Darke County.

Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari Sworn In as 75th Ohio House District State Representative

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) was administered his oath of office by Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick F. Fischer during a recent ceremony at the Statehouse. Ghanbari, serving his second elected term in the Ohio House of Representatives, was initially appointed in March 2019 during the 133rd General Assembly.  

Cutrona Pushes Bill Preventing Sex Offenders from Serving Children Across the Finish Line

State Rep. Al Cutrona (R-Canfield) applauds Senate Bill 16 being recently signed into law. The legislation included provisions of Cutrona’s bill he introduced, House Bill 459, with the goal of preventing sex predators from volunteering in a position that affords extensive contact with minor children.

Representative Oelslager Elected as Speaker Pro Tempore of Ohio House

State Rep. Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton) has been elected Speaker Pro Tempore of the Ohio House of Representatives during the opening day ceremonies for the 135th General Assembly on Tuesday. The Speaker Pro Tempore is the second leadership position in the Ohio House of Representatives. 

Grendell Bids Farewell to the Ohio House

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) has bid farewell to her colleagues on the floor of the Ohio House of Representatives during the final legislative session of the 134th General Assembly.