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Rep. Goodman Honors Chad Johnson as the 2016 Division III State Boys Cross Country Champion

COLUMBUS—State Representative Wes Goodman (R-Cardington) this week presented a resolution honoring Chad Johnson as the 2016 Division III State Boys Cross Country champion.

Bill brings awareness to veterans suffering from PTSD
February 23, 2017

COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Hambley (R-Brunswick) announced the House’s passage of legislation he sponsored that would designate a portion of State Route 261 in Medina and Summit Counties as the Sergeant James F. Allen III Memorial Highway.

Speaker Rosenberger Welcomes Speaker Vos of the Wisconsin State Assembly to Ohio House

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today welcomed Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly Robin Vos to the Ohio Statehouse to discuss goals and themes for the 132nd General Assembly including joint legislative efforts between the Ohio House and Wisconsin State Assembly.


COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today approved a joint resolution to hold Governor Kasich’s State of the State address in Sandusky.


As I dive into my fourth and final term as your state representative, I am once again reminded of the importance and role of leadership. This comes to the forefront of my mind as we celebrate Presidents’ Day, which this year falls on Monday, February 20. Pausing to consider the service and achievements of all the chief executives of the United States aids in fostering a greater appreciation for our country.

Representative Derek Merrin Introduces "Fuel Tax Transparency Act"

COLUMBUS—State Representative Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township) has introduced the “Fuel Tax Transparency Act” that would require a sticker to be placed on all retail fuel pumps displaying federal and state fuel tax rates.  Ohio currently imposes a 28-cents-per-gallon tax on gasoline and diesel. The federal tax rate is 18.4 cents per gallon on gasoline and a 24.4 cents for diesel fuel.

State Representative Rob McColley Honors Brooke Mangas on Winning the 2016 Division III State Women's High Jump

COLUMBUS—State Representative Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) this week presented a resolution honoring Brooke Mangas on winning the 2016 Division III state title in women’s high jump.

Ohio House Passes Bill to Conform State and Federal Tax Laws

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 19, sponsored by State Representative Gary Scherer (R-Circleville). This bill seeks to incorporate into Ohio tax law the changes that have been made to federal tax law since February 2016.

Rep. Butler Honors Richard Palmer on Being Named the 2016 Ohio Certified Public Manager of the Year

COLUMBUS—State Representative Jim Butler (R-Oakwood) today presented a resolution honoring Richard Palmer on being named the 2016 Ohio Certified Public Manager of the Year.

Representative Cupp Applauds Passage of Legislation Regarding Penalties for Trafficking and Possession of Cocaine

COLUMBUS—A bill sponsored by State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) today passed the Ohio House by a vote of 97-0. The bill makes changes to drug trafficking and possession laws regarding cocaine. House Bill 4 restores the statutory penalties for possession of cocaine and clarifies the penalties for the trafficking of cocaine.