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State Representatives Andy Thompson (R-Marietta) and Dave Greenspan (R-Westlake) today announced that the Ohio House passed House Concurrent Resolution 10, which condemns the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and brings attention to incidents of anti-Semitism at college campuses in Ohio.

 
 
HB 98 gives skilled trades and other recruiters two opportunities per year to speak with students in grades 9-12
November 30, 2017
Ohio House Passes "Ohio High School Career Opportunity Act"

The Ohio House unanimously passed legislation Wednesday to guarantee the skilled trades and other kinds of career recruiters (medical centers, universities, manufacturers, military recruiters, etc.) a minimum of two opportunities per year to speak with Ohio students in grades 9-12 about potential career paths. Ohio’s public school districts will not be able to outright refuse access, although they would be able to establish an application process for employers and recruiters.

 
 

Today, State Representatives Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) and Robert McColley (R-Napoleon) have announced that the Ohio Senate has passed House Bill 132. That legislation, which Dever and McColley sponsored, grants consumer protections for the millions of Ohioans who participate in fantasy sports contests, as well as providing sensible standards to ensure the industry operates in a transparent and accountable manner.

 
 
Rep. Marlene Anielski Joins Public Leaders, Military Veterans to Highlight State's Suicide Prevention Efforts

State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) today joined several public leaders, experts and military veterans at a Statehouse press conference to highlight suicide the state’s suicide prevention efforts.

 
 
Rep. Johnson Presents Resolution to Local Deputy, Wrestling Champion

State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) yesterday presented a resolution honoring Brandan Holliday, from Hillsboro, as the 2017 Ohio Police and Fire Games traditional wrestling champion.

 
 
Legislation Establishes More Effective Guardrails for SNAP, Medicaid Programs

State Representative Robert McColley (R-Napoleon) today announced the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that establishes certain requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Medicaid assistance.

 
 
Ohio House Passes Bill Modifying Ohio's Bright-Line Residency Test

The Ohio House voted favorably today to pass House Bill 292, which adjusts the criteria for determining whether an individual is considered an Ohio or out-of-state resident for income tax purposes. The set of specific criteria used to make the determination is commonly referred to as the “bright-line test.”

 
 
Healthy economy dependent on a skilled workforce
October 25, 2017

State Representative Bill Reineke (R-Tiffin) applauded the passage of Senate Bill 3, legislation that designates the full week beginning on the first Monday in May as "In-Demand Jobs Week.”

 
 
Provides better recognition for Ohio's military men and women
October 25, 2017
Rep. Johnson Announces House Passage of Legislation to Streamline Military License Plates

State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) today announced that the Ohio House passed House Bill 194, legislation that creates an automatic process for designing and approving military license plates. 

 
 
Ohio House Passes Legislation Expanding Municipalities' Ability to Make Profitable Investments

The Ohio House today voted in favor of House Bill 251, sponsored by Dave Greenspan (R-Westlake), which expands the current five-year limit on political subdivisions investment ability to a limit of 10 years. This increases the maturity of the investment, which increases the municipality’s revenue opportunity.