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Mathews, Lampton, Lang, and Huffman Introduce  Legislation to Eliminate the State Income Tax

COLUMBUS, OH – State Representatives Adam Mathews (R-Lebanon) and Brian Lampton (R-Beavercreek) were joined by State Senators George Lang (R-West Chester) and Stephen A. Huffman (R-Tipp City) to introduce legislation aimed at eliminating the state income tax as well as the commercial activities tax (CAT). 

“Ohio is ready to reclaim our role as the economic engine of the Midwest,” said Mathews. “This step ensures Ohio is a destination for businesses to grow and attract people who want to work and live here, raise a family, and truly thrive.”

 
 
Mathews, Lampton, Lang, and Huffman Introduce Legislation to Eliminate the State Income Tax

COLUMBUS, OH – State Representatives Adam Mathews (R-Lebanon) and Brian Lampton (R-Beavercreek) were joined by State Senators George Lang (R-West Chester) and Stephen A. Huffman (R-Tipp City) to introduce legislation aimed at eliminating the state income tax as well as the commercial activities tax (CAT). 

 
 
Hillyer, Miller Introduce Bill to Designate Tuscarawas Valley Memorial Highway

COLUMBUS—State Reps. Brett Hillyer (R-Uhrichsville) and Kevin Miller (R-Newark) yesterday introduced legislation to establish the Tuscarawas Valley Memorial Highway.

 
 
House Committee Begins Hearings on Township Omnibus Bill

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Thomas Hall (R- Madison Twp.) yesterday provided sponsor testimony on the Township Omnibus Bill during House State and Local Government Committee. 

 
 
Scioto County Awarded Community Housing Impact and Preservation Grant

COLUMBUS—Scioto County was recently awarded funding through the Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) grant program, announced State Rep. Justin Pizzulli (R-Scioto County).

 
 

COLUMBUS, OH – State Rep. Adam Mathews (R-Lebanon) issued the following statement in response to the Ohio House voting to override the Governor’s veto of HB 68, the SAFE Act and Save Women’s Sports Act:

“From Aristotle to Aquinas, we are directed to promote and love the good, the beautiful, and the true. Instead, the Governor’s veto enables and empowers harm, disfigurement, and a lie deeply at odds with human anthropology. I proudly co-sponsored and voted for HB 68, and I am glad that the Ohio House voted to override the veto and put the safety of Ohio’s children first.” 

 
 
Ghanbari Issues Statement on House Veto Override

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) released the following statement Wednesday regarding the Ohio House voting to override Governor DeWine’s veto of Substitute House Bill 68:

“Today, I proudly voted to override the Governor’s veto of Substitute House Bill 68,” Ghanbari said.  “I previously voted for the SAFE Act and Save Women’s Sports Act in June, supported it in December, and once again took a stand to protect our children and to also ensure that females can compete on a level playing field, not against biological males.  I am looking forward to the Senate following the House’s lead.”

The veto override now heads to the Ohio Senate for consideration.

 
 

COLUMBUS, OH – State Rep. Melanie Miller (R-City of Ashland) has issued the following statement on the Ohio House of Representatives voting to override Governor DeWine’s veto of House Bill 68, the SAFE Act and the Save Women’s Sports Act:

“This is a vote to protect women and children.  We must protect our children from making life altering decisions at such an early age – decisions that they will never be able to reverse.  Moms and dads always need to be a part of these critical decisions,” said Miller. “When it comes to women’s athletics, this vote ensures that females can compete on a level playing field, and not against biological males.”  

The veto override now heads to the Ohio Senate for consideration.

 
 
Pavliga Issues Statement on House Override of Governor DeWine's Veto of SAFE Act, Save Women's Sports Act

COLUMBUS, OH – State Rep. Gail Pavliga (R-Portage County) issued the following statement regarding the Ohio House of Representatives vote to override the veto of Governor Mike DeWine of House Bill 68, a combination of the Save Adolescents from Experimentation Act (SAFE) and the Save Women’s Sports Act:

“Today, I voted to empower parents, protect children, and maintain the integrity of women’s sports in Ohio,” said Pavliga.  “By voting with my colleagues in the House to override the Governor’s veto of House Bill 68, we are sending a clear message that these are fundamental priorities for us, and hope that the Senate will join us in doing so.”  

The veto override of the SAFE Act will now be considered by the Ohio Senate.

 
 

COLUMBUS— The Ohio House of Representatives today voted to override Governor DeWine’s recent veto of House Bill 68, announced State Rep. Monica Robb Blasdel (R-Columbiana County).

Robb Blasdel issued the following statement regarding the vote:

“Today, we’ve taken a vital step towards protecting children and upholding the integrity of women's sports in Ohio. I voted to override the Governor's veto on House Bill 68, which includes the SAFE Act and the Save Women's Sports Act. I commend my fellow members in the House for their unwavering commitment to advocating for the well-being of children and families.  I look forward to our colleagues in the Senate doing the same.”

The veto override now heads to the Ohio Senate for consideration.