Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio House of Representatives yesterday unanimously passed House Bill 61, declaring November 19th as James A. Garfield Day, announced joint sponsors Representative Jamie Callender (R- Concord) and Representative Dan Troy (D- Willowick). This vote came after unanimous passage by the House State and Local Government Committee back in March.
COLUMBUS—Joint sponsors, State Reps. Adam Bird (R-New Richmond) and Thomas Hall (R- Madison Twp.) today held a press conference on the Ohio Homeowners Relief Act.
COLUMBUS – The House Transportation Committee passed legislation sponsored by State Reps. Beth Lear (R-Galena) and Ron Ferguson (R-Wintersville) creating the Representative Kris Jordan Memorial Highway. Rep. Jordan died earlier this year while serving in the Ohio House.
State Rep. Gail Pavliga (R-Portage County) is taking a groundbreaking step toward addressing the mental health crisis in Ohio. The representative has introduced legislation that offers an innovative solution to the shortage of mental health professionals in the state. Pavliga spoke to the bill during its first committee hearing this week.
COLUMBUS—State Reps. Jeff LaRe (R-Violet Twp.) and D.J. Swearingen (R-Huron) today introduced legislation that will prohibit municipalities from implementing curfews with certain exceptions.
State Rep. Bob Peterson (R-Sabina) today announced that six local public water systems will receive grants to help pay for equipment needed to maintain and improve drinking water infrastructure.
State Representative Gary Click (R-Vickery) announces that he is a charter member of the newly formed Ohio Legislative Prayer Caucus (OLPC) of the 135 General Assembly. The OLPC is co-chaired by Click in the House and State Senator Michele Reynolds (R-Canal Winchester) in the Senate.
COLUMBUS –The National Federation of Independent Business awarded State Rep. Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) the prestigious Guardian of Small Business Award for his outstanding work on small business issues in the legislature.
COLUMBUS – The House Pensions Committee passed legislation sponsored by State Representative Adam Bird (R-New Richmond) establishing a School Employee Retirement System (SERS) contribution-based benefit cap.