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The funding is from legislation funding local arts organizations in Kent and Aurora
May 12, 2023
Pavliga Supports Local Arts Funding Coming to Portage County

State Rep. Gail Pavliga (R-Portage County) announces local funding for organizations in Kent and Aurora for the arts. The funds are through the Ohio Arts Economic Relief Grant Program.

Pizzulli to Represent 90th House District

Scioto County Republican Justin Pizzulli has been sworn in to fill the unexpired term for the 90th House District seat, which was previously held by Brian Baldridge (R-Winchester). 


On Wednesday, State Rep. Jena Powell’s (R-Arcanum) “Save Women’s Sports Act” legislation passed in the House Higher Education Committee. The bill ensures that biological males cannot compete in female-only sports in Ohio.

Miller Introduces Bill Modernizing Cosmetology and Barber Licensing

State Reps. Melanie Miller (R-City of Ashland) and Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) have introduced legislation modernizing the statutes authorizing the Cosmetology and Barber Board. The bill updates the statutes to harmonize the regulations and processes of the board and better serve licensees.

Robb Blasdel Introduces Bill to Protect Healthcare Workers and Patients from Harmful Surgical Smoke Exposure

State Rep. Monica Robb Blasdel (R-Columbiana County) has introduced a bill aimed at protecting healthcare workers and patients from harmful surgical smoke exposure. Robb Blasdel spoke to the bill during its first committee hearing today.

Kick, Klopfenstein Introduce Agriculture Appreciation Act

COLUMBUS— State Representatives Darrell Kick (R-Loudonville) and Roy Klopfenstein (R-Haviland) have introduced legislation that would add several federally recognized agricultural days into the Ohio Revised Code. 

Hall Appointed to Committee on Statewide Emergency Services  Internet Protocol Network Steering

COLUMBUS – The Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) yesterday appointed State Rep. Thomas Hall (R-Madison Twp.) to the Statewide Emergency Services Internet Protocol Network Steering Committee.

Miller Presents Resolution Recognizing Ashland University Women's Basketball Team

State Rep. Melanie Miller (R-City of Ashland) presented a resolution on Monday to the Ashland Women’s Basketball team on the House floor of the Statehouse in Columbus. The representative invited the team to recognize their NCAA Division II national championship win earlier this year.

North Central State College Receives Funding for First Responders Safety and Training Center

COLUMBUS –The Ohio Controlling Board today released funds for the First Responders Safety and Training Center located in Shelby, Ohio, announced State Rep. Marilyn John (R-Richland County).

Several Lake County priorities included in the substitute bill
April 18, 2023
Ohio House Finance Committee Adopts Substitute Bill

Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio House Finance Committee adopted substitute House Bill 33 this morning, announced Representative Callender (R-Concord). This adoption comes after three months of hearings, both by the full finance committee and sub committees focused on individual sections of the 4311 page bill. While no earmarks or district projects where included in the substitute bill, several projects impacting Lake County and North East Ohio where included in the legislation.