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Miller, Lear's 'The Never Alone Act' Gets First Hearing

State Reps. Melanie Miller (R-City of Ashland) and Beth Lear (R-Galena) spoke at the first hearing for legislation they have introduced, House Bill 236, “The Never Alone Act.” The bill ensures every patient has access to an advocate to be with them in a hospital, nursing home or other congregate care setting - especially during a health emergency.

Bill to Designate James A. Garfield Day Unanimously Passes Ohio Senate

COLUMBUS—House Bill 61, which will designate November 19th as “James A. Garfield Day” in Ohio, yesterday passed the Ohio Senate 31-0. Bill sponsors, State Reps. Callender (R-Concord) and Troy (D-Willowick), were pleased to see unanimous passage in both the Ohio House and Senate.

Pizzulli Introduces Legislation to Allow Local Governments to Expand Concealed Carry Access

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Justin Pizzulli (R-Scioto County) recently introduced House Bill 272, legislation that will give local governments the authority to expand concealed carry access. Pizzulli is sponsoring this bill alongside State Rep. Adam Mathews (R-Lebanon).

Bill to Designate Brigadier General Charles Young Memorial Historical Corridor Passes House Committee

COLUMBUS –House Bill 253, which will designate the Brigadier General Charles Young Memorial Historical Corridor, today passed out of the House Transportation Committee with unanimous support, announced bill sponsor, State Rep. Adam Holmes (R-Nashport).

Some agencies fail to meet regulatory reduction targets set under SB9
September 26, 2023
First Phase of Agency Rule Reduction Submitted to JCARR

COLUMBUS – With the deadline for all state agencies to submit their rule reduction reports having passed, all but four agencies have or are on track to hit their target of a 10% reduction in regulatory restrictions, announced Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) Chair, State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord). 

Chairman Holmes Excited About Historic Aviation and Aerospace Project Coming to Ohio

COLUMBUS –State Rep. Adam Holmes (R-Nashport), Chairman of the House Aviation and Aerospace Committee, this week was excited to participate in a historic event, during which Joby Aviation announced the next step in the future of aviation and aerospace.


Roemer Receives Glenn 'Speed' Bosworth Award

AKRON –The Greater Akron Baseball Hall of Fame (GABHoF) awarded State Rep. Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) the Glenn “Speed” Award for his contributions to baseball in the Akron area for nearly 30 years. 

Callender Receives Award for Conservative Excellence

COLUMBUS—The Center for Legislative Accountability recently awarded State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord) the Award for Conservative Excellence based on his conservative voting record.

Miller, Ray Hold Press Conference on Proposed Highway Interchange in Medina County

Asst. Majority Whip Sharon Ray (R-Wadsworth), State Rep. Melanie Miller (R-City of Ashland), and State Senator Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today held a press conference on newly introduced legislation that came as a result of constituent concerns about a highway interchange in Medina County. The Representatives and Senator were accompanied by leaders and residents of the City of Brunswick and the surrounding communities.

7 school districts in Lake County exceed state standards in overall ranking
September 14, 2023
Lake County Schools Show Success in State Report Card

COLUMBUS – Lake County School Districts continue to show improvement in the 2022-2023 school year state report card, announced State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord). This includes the Kirtland and Perry School Districts achieving a 5-star rating, the highest overall rating that can be achieved by a district, which places them in the top 12% of schools in Ohio.