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It’s that time of the year again—the application period for the Legislative Service Commission Fellowship is open. The LSC Fellowship is an employment opportunity in Ohio’s capital city for recent college graduates or those interested in pursuing a career in public service. Each year, the legislature welcomes a number of ambitious young professionals to our staff, each willing to work hard and learn more about the legislative process.


COLUMBUS—State Representative Keith Faber (R-Celina) applauded the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) for proposing $1 billion in rebates to the 200,000 Ohio employers paying into their system.


COLUMBUS—Today, State Representatives Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) and Robert McColley (R-Napoleon) introduced legislation granting consumer protections for the millions of Ohioans who participate in fantasy sports, as well as providing sensible standards to ensure the industry operates in a transparent and accountable manner.

Legislation to Conform State and Federal Tax Laws Heads to Governor's Desk

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives voted to send House Bill 11, sponsored by State Representative Gary Scherer (R-Circleville), to Governor Kasich’s desk for final approval before becoming law. This bill seeks to incorporate into Ohio tax law the changes that have been made to federal tax law since February 2016.


COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 6, legislation that creates the offense of “misuse of criminal record information.”

Representative Hagan, Fellow Legislators Hold Press Conference on Convention of States Resolution

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) held a press conference yesterday to discuss House Joint Resolution 2, a bill she recently introduced jointly with Representative Bill Patmon (D-Cleveland) to apply to the United States Congress for a Convention of the States.


COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today officially announced a slate of new task forces that will be responsible for addressing specific policy areas in Ohio and potentially making legislative recommendations to House standing committees.


COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today announced that the House legislative session schedule for the spring of 2017 has been revised.

HB 31 ends council legally obligated to meet despite having no work to complete
March 10, 2017

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House recently passed House Bill 31, sponsored by State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima), which eliminates from Ohio statute 10 government boards that are obsolete or nonoperational, including the Government Contracting Advisory Council. The vote was unanimous.

"Buckeye Pathway" outlines caucus goals for sustaining Ohio's growth
March 10, 2017

Today, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) unveiled the “Buckeye Pathway,” a document outlining the major policy priorities for the House Republican Caucus for the 132nd General Assembly.