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Speaker of the Ohio House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and members of the Ohio House Republican Caucus today announced a screening panel to begin reviewing candidates wishing to fill the vacant 97th House District seat.


Speaker Larry Householder today named Christine Morrison, a longtime budget and policy staffer, budget director for the Ohio House of Representatives.


Speaker Householder has named Statehouse veteran Jonathon L. McGee as chief of staff and majority legal counsel for the Ohio House of Representatives, effective immediately.


COLUMBUS—Today, the Ohio General Assembly approved legislation that will create a study committee to review the faculty tenure guidelines and requirements at state colleges and universities.

State Representative Ron Young Honors Kirtland Hornets at Ohio Statehouse

COLUMBUS—State Representative Ron Young (R-Leroy Twp.) honored the Kirtland high school football team as the 2018 Division VI State Champion on the House floor during a session of the Ohio House of Representatives.

Bill aims to prevent cyberattacks on Ohio infrastructure
November 29, 2018
Ohio House Passes Legislation Creating Cybersecurity Team

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that would require the state’s Adjutant General’s Office to establish the Ohio Cyber Reserve. This newly formed security organization would be responsible for maintaining teams of IT professionals to protect citizens, businesses, infrastructure and local governments from cyberattacks.

HB 625 provides clarity, greater freedom for Ohio businesses
November 28, 2018
Ohio House Passes Legislation That Bans Placing Taxes on Plastic Bags, Other Packaging Items

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 625, legislation that clarifies state law for businesses in regards to their use of packaging containers such as bags, bottles and other food service items.

Legislation promotes professional license reciprocity
November 28, 2018
State Effort Supports Military Members, Veterans and Families

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Jim Butler (R-Oakwood) and Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) today applauded the Ohio House for passage of legislation they joint sponsored that addresses a top concern for military families when relocating to Ohio.

HB 258 provides some of the nation's strongest protections for the unborn
November 15, 2018
"Heartbeat Bill" Passes Ohio House

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 258, otherwise known as the “Heartbeat Bill.” If signed into law, the legislation would put in place some of the nation’s strongest protections for the unborn.

State Representative Johnson Honors Wheelersburg Little League Softball World Series Winners

COLUMBUS—State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) today honored the Wheelersburg 11-12 year old girls softball team for winning the Little League World Series. They are the first team from the state of Ohio to achieve this.