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.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Township) today met with members of the County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) to discuss House Bill 281, legislation he is sponsoring that deals with broadband expansion in Ohio. House Bill 281 would effectively combine efforts by government and private enterprise with the goal of expanding broadband connectivity to unserved households across Ohio.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) recently was awarded by Governor Kasich’s Council on People with Disabilities with their Legislator of the Year Award. The award is given to someone nominated by a member of the disabled community for his or her work on issues affecting those with disabilities.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Al Landis (R-Dover) this week presented a House resolution to Randy and Koral Clum who were named the 2017 Ohio Tree Farmers of the Year.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Tim Ginter (R-Salem) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of legislation granting certain veterans’ organizations an exemption from property taxes.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Ron Young (R-Leroy Township) announced today that the Ohio Judicial Conference has posted a new benchcard. The subject matter is one that Rep. Young has been working on for several years, cognovit notes.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation that designates March 13th though April 15th as “Ohio Deaf History Month.”
COLUMBUS—Today, State Representatives Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) and Anthony DeVitis (R-Green), joint sponsors of House Bill 184, the Ohio Dental Care Optimization Act of 2017, applauded its passage from the Ohio House of Representatives.
COLUMBUS—State Representatives Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) and Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today applauded the House passage of House Bill 79, legislation they jointly sponsored that allows tactical medical professionals, such as nurses and paramedics on regional SWAT teams, to carry firearms while on duty.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) today announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation to name a portion of highway in Scioto County after legendary singer and actor Roy Rogers.