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Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) announces $500,000 for Delphos to assist the city with lead service line replacements. The funding is based on grants from the H2Ohio initiative.


State Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) announces House Bill 324, also known as “Shirley and Wilma’s Law,” has passed out of the Ohio House. The bill ensures that patients are allowed access to both family and clergy amid a pandemic such as COVID-19. Lipps spoke to the bill on the House floor.


Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) announces that nearly $100,000 has been approved by the Ohio State Controlling Board during their meeting today. The funding will be focused on enhancing campus safety.


State Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) announces the Ohio Senate approved House Bill 136 earlier this week and it now heads to the governor’s desk. Lipps is the primary sponsor of the bill.

House Approves Measure to Protect 2nd Amendment Rights

A measure that would allow law-abiding Ohioans to carry a concealed handgun without a permit has been approved by the Ohio House of Representatives.

Speaker Cupp Issues Statement on Passing of House Speaker Batchelder

Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) issued the following statement on the passing of former House Speaker William G. Batchelder (R-Medina):

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari Selected for Prestigious Rodel Fellowship in Public Leadership

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) has been selected for the prestigious Rodel Fellowship in Public Leadership’s cohort. Ghanbari, who was appointed in March 2019 to the Ohio House of Representatives and is serving his first full term after being elected in November 2020, was nominated by Secretary of State Frank LaRose.

Ohio House Passes Pavliga, Edwards Bill Helping Children

State Reps. Gail Pavliga (R-Portage County) and Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) are joint primary sponsors of House Bill 428, which creates the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study Commission. The legislation passed in the Ohio House earlier today.

Pavliga Appointed to OneOhio Recovery Foundation Board

State Rep. Gail Pavliga (R-Portage County) has been appointed by Ohio House Speaker Bob Cupp to the OneOhio Recovery Foundation Board. The board will be responsible for developing and approving procedures for the disbursement of opioid funds for the Foundation.

The legislation seeks to establish a fair online marketplace to protect consumers
December 13, 2021
Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari's Bill to Combat Organized Crime Passes Ohio House

House Bill 272 spearheaded by State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) passed the Ohio House Wednesday with strong bipartisan support. The legislation requires high-volume, third-party online, sellers to disclose certain pieces of identifying information to protect consumers.