State Representative Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) yesterday announced Governor John Kasich’s signing of House Bill 158, legislation that removes “mental retardation” and its derivatives from the Ohio Revised Code and replaces it with “intellectual disability” and its derivatives. Representative Dever, the sponsor of House Bill 158, was on hand for the bill’s signing yesterday at St. Joseph Home, located in the City of Sharonville, Ohio.
It may be the middle of summer, but the first day of school for the kids of the 95th Ohio House District is quickly approaching.
It is always commendable when a community comes together to ensure the care of its children. The Marysville Public Library in Union County has demonstrated such care by becoming the first library summer food sponsor in Ohio.
State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) this week applauded Governor John Kasich’s recent approval of legislation that updates standards and requirements for the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. House Bill 230, sponsored by Rep. Sprague, will ensure that licensees of the Chemical Dependency Professionals Board are properly credentialed and are following the most up-to-date best practices amid Ohio’s drug epidemic.
In 2014 nearly 290,000 people were involved in drunken driving crashes across the nation, while over 1.1 million were arrested for driving under the influence. Additionally, according to the FBI drunk drivers have on average driven drunk 80 times before their first DUI arrest.
These past few months have been incredibly busy at the people’s house in Columbus. We have been hard at work researching, crafting, and ultimately passing legislation that will help improve our great state of Ohio. One piece of legislation I believe will help Ohio is Substitute House Bill 347, legislation that limits the use of civil asset forfeiture.
State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) is joining with the Cuyahoga County Library in hosting a Military Resource Fair on Friday, September 2nd.
Much has changed for our nation since gaining our independence in 1776, however one thing that hasn’t changed is the pride and patriotism that Americans have for living in the greatest country on Earth.
State Representative Mike Henne (R-Clayton) today announced that Northmont City Schools in Ohio House District 40, which he represents, is recommended to receive a grant from the Straight A Fund.
Columbus has been selected to receive a federal Smart City grant, beating out 78 other cities across the nation for a $50 million grant to establish an intelligent transportation system.