COLUMBUS— State Rep. Tom Brinkman (R-27th District) announced state lawmakers have approved House Bill 75, the FY 22-23 Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) budget. The bill, including federal grants, contains $715 million over the biennium.
COLUMBUS – Legislation revising Ohio’s massage therapy law was approved yesterday by the Ohio House of Representatives, announced State Reps. Susan Manchester (R-Waynesfield) and Phil Plummer (R-Dayton).
COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 44, sponsored by State Representatives Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) and Joe Miller (D-Amherst) to stiffen penalties for assault when the victim is a sports official in the course of their official duties. The sponsors note a recent uptick in assaults on sports officials and a decline in available referees, hoping that this additional measure will create a safer environment for all involved.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Susan Manchester today announced the Ohio House of Representatives has approved House Bill 83, her bipartisan legislation that revises Ohio’s child support laws regarding third-party caretakers.
COLUMBUS – State Reps. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) and Jean Schmidt (R-Loveland) yesterday gave sponsor testimony on House Bill 276, legislation that aims to better target pimps and traffickers and aid in the fight against human sex trafficking in Ohio.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Jay Edwards is speaking out against potential cost-of-living freezes for thousands of retired public employees.
COLUMBUS –State Rep. Gayle Manning’s (R-North Ridgeville) legislation that addresses the shortage of chemical dependency counselors in Ohio, the profession that helps individuals at addiction treatment centers, passed the Ohio Senate today.
COLUMBUS – State Reps. Rodney Creech (R-West Alexandria) and Thomas West (D-Canton) today hosted a press conference with the National Parents’ Organization announcing new legislation that that revises child custody laws to support equal shared parenting.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jennifer Gross (R-West Chester) today announced she is cosponsoring legislation that adjusts Ohio’s Homestead Exemption for inflation.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Tom Young (R-Washington Twp.) today announced the Ohio House of Representatives approved House Bill 281, his bipartisan legislation that provides a comprehensive update to terminology regarding mental health and disabilities in the Ohio Revised Code.