COLUMBUS, OHIO – State Representatives Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) and Bob Cupp (R-Lima) today announced plans to partner with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien to introduce new legislation to strengthen Ohio’s child-enticement law.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Jeffery Rezabek (R-Clayton) today announced that the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board and the Capitol Square Foundation will open their online application process for school transportation grants on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
One of the best parts about Ohio in the summer and fall is the vast number of state parks we have to enjoy, each providing a variety of activities in which to partake over the weekend or for a family vacation, all without having to travel across state lines. In addition to its 74 state parks, Ohio is home to 21 state forests, 136 nature preserves, and 117 wildlife areas, encompassing almost 600,000 acres of land.
Ohio is truly a treasure of natural wonder, with a variety of different landscapes from the plains of the northwest to the rolling hills of the south. Our 74 state parks offer a great opportunity to experience our state’s scenery while partaking in a number of unique family-friendly activities. Ohio is also home to 21 state forests, 136 nature preserves, and 117 wildlife areas, comprising almost 600,000 acres of land.
For the third time in four years, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) announced that it will be refunding more than $1 billion to Ohio’s businesses. As always, I am a staunch supporter of any effort to put more money back into the hands of individuals and our job creators. It is our job as policymakers to enact and encourage measures that will result in the growth and success of Ohio’s economic environment.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) today announced that he was recently appointed by Governor John Kasich to the Early Childhood Advisory Council.
COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has appointed Representative Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Township) to the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB).
COLUMBUS—State Representative Jim Hughes (R-Upper Arlington) has introduced legislation that would create a license plate highlighting Pelotonia.
As a farmer in rural Ohio for over 30 years, I have a unique perspective on the state of the agriculture industry in Ohio. I try to bring that experience to discussions at the Ohio Statehouse about legislation that will support agriculture and bolster the farming community. Not only do our farmers contribute to overall safety and security by producing nutritious food, but agriculture remains one of Ohio’s biggest providers of jobs, employing approximately one out of every seven Ohioans.
This coming week, Columbiana County will host its 172nd county fair, taking place at the fairgrounds from July 31st through August 6th. Since the first fair in 1845, the storied event has hosted a number of unique attractions, from horse buggy competitions to ostrich races. While those kinds of activities may no longer take place today, the Columbiana County Fair continues its long tradition of being a family-friendly environment for all.