COLUMBUS—The Ohio House today passed House Bill 370, sponsored by State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek). This legislation adds a depiction of Wilbur and Orville Wright’s first piloted airplane, the Wright Flyer, to the Great Seal of the State of Ohio and to Ohio’s Coat of Arms. In doing so, it commemorates one of the greatest achievements by Ohioans: successful controlled flight.
COLUMBUS—State Representatives Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) and Martin J. Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today announced the introduction of the Ohio Proud Craft Beer Act. House Bill 509 has 25 cosponsors and would grant “Ohio Proud Craft Beer” certifications to craft beer and cider that are brewed using Ohio-grown ingredients. Further, the bill would allow craft brewers to sell 1-ounce tastings and a limited amount of finished product for off-site consumption.
COLUMBUS—During a press conference this morning at the Ohio Statehouse, Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) and State Representatives Scott Ryan (R-Granville Township) and Bill Reineke (R-Tiffin) announced new legislation aimed at helping Ohio’s students, specifically those who are at-risk.
COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today approved Senate Joint Resolution 5, paving the way for historic, bipartisan congressional redistricting reform to now go before voters on the primary ballot on May 8th.
COLUMBUS—Following this evening’s Senate passage of Senate Joint Resolution 5, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) released the following statement:
COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation that provides added protections for utility workers while performing their jobs.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Township) today announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation he sponsored that would help fund projects that provide broadband to underserved regions of the state.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today announced the passage of Amended House Bill 341, legislation he jointly sponsored with Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) that adds judges and magistrates to the list of employees whose residential and familial information is exempted from public records law.
State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) presented three resolutions on behalf of the Ohio House to the Lexington cross country boys team, girls team, and to their coach, Denise Benson.