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New bill would create commission to tightly regulate marijuana policy
April 13, 2016
Speaker Rosenberger, Rep. Schuring Discuss Medical Marijuana Task Force Findings, Plan Moving Forward

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) and State Representative Kirk Schuring (R-Canton) discussed takeaways from the recently concluded Medical Marijuana Task Force hearings and shared a plan moving forward on the issue in Ohio.

Duffey, Uecker Jointly Announce Proposal with Ohio Chamber of Commerce to Improve Fairness of State Agency Rulemaking

State Senator Joe Uecker (R-Miami Township), chairman, and State Representative Mike Duffey (R-Worthington), vice chairman, of the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) have formally introduced legislation in their respective chambers (SB 303 and HB 503) to reform Ohio’s state agency rulemaking to ensure rules are filed timely and in a fair manner.  The legislation is also co-sponsored by former JCARR Chairman, Sen. Frank LaRose (R-Copley Township) and current JCARR member, Rep. Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City), and more than a dozen other legislators.

Guest Column from State Representative Tim Ginter: Talking about Health Services in Our Local Communities

My job as a legislator, and representative of the 5th Ohio House District, is to shape, discuss and initiate legislation that supports the well-being of my constituents. With all of the changes and challenges in healthcare, it is important we regularly discuss what can be done to improve our healthcare system in Ohio.

Local business projects expected to create 475 full-time positions with approved tax credits
March 29, 2016
Rep. Dever Applauds Approval of Expansion Projects in Hamilton County

State Representative Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) today applauded the approval of assistance for various expansion projects around the state, including two in Hamilton County, by the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) during its monthly meeting.

Reps. Rezabek, Smith Promote Initiative to Bring More Healthy Foods to Underserved Areas of Ohio

State Representatives Jeffery Rezabek (R-Clayton) and Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) hosted a press conference yesterday at Friendship Village in Trotwood to promote a new program that will help provide healthy foods to underserved areas in Ohio.

State Rep. Robert Sprague Encourages Feedback on Ohio's Learning Standards

State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) today announced that he is encouraging constituents of the 83rd Ohio House District, particularly parents, to provide feedback to the Ohio Department of Education on Ohio’s current learning standards.


State Representatives Jeff Rezabek (R-Clayton) and Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell), along with members of the Finance Fund, will be holding a press conference to promote the Healthy Food for Ohio (HFFO) program. The event will also include a question-and-answer session in order to share other information and address specific questions.


Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that the Ohio Controlling Board approved the release of capital funds for improvement projects at North Central State College. The funds will be used for the Kee Hall Renovation project and the Fallerius Hall IT Data Center Infrastructure project in Mansfield, Richland County.


State Representatives Jeff Rezabek (R-Clayton) and Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell), along with members of the Finance Fund, will be holding a press conference to promote the Healthy Food for Ohio (HFFO) program.

Rep. Anielski Presents Commendation to 2016 Cuyahoga Valley Chamber's Person of the Year

State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) presented an Ohio House commendation honoring Eileen Jablonski Hawkins for her achievement of receiving the Cuyahoga Valley Chamber’s 2016 Person of the Year.