COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) introduced legislation yesterday to exempt military deployment orders from public records requests on public employees. House Bill 423 is aimed to provide military families with the security, privacy and peace of mind they deserve while their family member serves away from home. The bill includes all armed forces including both Ohio National Guard and reservists.
According to the CDC, we are in the height of flu season, meaning many of us will find ourselves running to the local pharmacy to pick up some cold medicine. The most common over-the-counter cough medicines, however, contain an ingredient called dextromethorphan. While low doses of this ingredient are key to helping us fight our cold, some youth have taken up the practice of drinking an entire bottle, which can prove fatal.
Although we have experienced unseasonably warm weather thus far this season, Ohioans know the snow and ice is inevitably around the corner. As the temperatures begin to drop and the snow starts to fall, it often creates a scenic view throughout our snow-covered neighborhoods. We must bear in mind, however, that the beauty of a snowfall means we must exercise more vigilance while driving.
DAYTON, Ohio – In honor of National Wright Brothers Day and the 112th anniversary of the Wright brothers taking flight, State Representative Rick Perales last week presented House Concurrent Resolution 8 during the National Aviation Heritage Alliance annual Wright Brothers Day commemoration. House Concurrent Resolution 8 repudiates Connecticut for its claim that the Wright Brothers were not the first to fly a powered, heavier-than-air machine. Perales presented the resolution to Amanda Wright Lane and Stephen Wright, the great-grandniece and great-grandnephew of the Wright Brothers.
COLUMBUS—In response to findings issued Friday by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine regarding his investigation into Planned Parenthood, four House Republican lawmakers held a press conference to announce legislation that addresses some of the findings in the report.
During yesterday’s voting session, the Ohio House of Representatives concurred on budget-related amendments adopted by the Senate to Substitute House Bill 340.
COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 187, which permits Ohio’s first responders to provide certain medical services to an injured dog or cat at the scene of an emergency, prior to transferring the animal to a veterinary care facility.
COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that would give Ohio families more freedom and flexibility over their financial decisions.
COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today honored Brutus Buckeye during the Ohio House session in celebration of his 50th anniversary as mascot of The Ohio State University. Brutus was presented with a resolution that was sponsored by Representative Niraj Antani (R-Miami Township) and Representative Michael Stinziano (D-Columbus).
COLUMBUS—State Representatives Jeff Rezabek (R-Clayton) and Bill Hayes (R-Harrison Township) today took another step in improving the education system in Ohio by introducing legislation reforming truancy law in the state.