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House Bill 276 provides needed protection for utility workers on the job
February 1, 2018
Ohio House Passes "Utility Worker Protection Act"

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation that provides added protections for utility workers while performing their jobs.

Rep. Carfagna's Legislation Expanding Broadband Access Across Ohio Passed by House

COLUMBUS—State Representative Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Township) today announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation he sponsored that would help fund projects that provide broadband to underserved regions of the state.


H.B. 341 protects personal information from public records requests
January 31, 2018
Rep. Huffman Announces Passage of Legislation with Safety Measure for Ohio's Judges and Magistrates

COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today announced the passage of Amended House Bill 341, legislation he jointly sponsored with Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) that adds judges and magistrates to the list of employees whose residential and familial information is exempted from public records law.

Presented resolutions highlighting championship teams, coach of the year
January 31, 2018
State Representative Romanchuk Honors Lexington Cross Country During House Session

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) presented three resolutions on behalf of the Ohio House to the Lexington cross country boys team, girls team, and to their coach, Denise Benson.

Rep. Anielski Presents House Resolution to Independence Girl's Golf Team

COLUMBUS—State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) presented a resolution honoring the Independence High School Girls’ Golf Team on winning the 2017 Division II State Championship.

Greater Career Representation in High School Diversifies Workforce
January 29, 2018

According to the Ohio Department of Education, there are over half a million students enrolled in grades 9-12 in our state. Approximately 81 percent of these students graduate from high school and most go on to college. The number of young people aged 18 through 24 represented in the trades, industry, and the armed forces is minor compared to those continuing on to traditional higher education. An absence of exposure to all career options before graduating from high school poorly serves our students and needs to be changed.

H.B. 332 provides protections for disabled individuals on the transplant list
January 26, 2018
Rep. Huffman Announces Passage of Bill Prohibiting Discrimination Against Transplant Recipients

COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) this week announced the passage of legislation that prohibits discriminating against disabled individuals for the purpose of being placed on the organ and tissue transplant list.

Rep. Reineke Honors Local Educator

COLUMBUS—State Representative Bill Reineke (R-Tiffin) yesterday presented a resolution honoring Valerie Zeno of Tiffin as the 2017 Ohio ProStart Teacher of Excellence and a 2017 ProStart National Educator of Excellence.


Ohio House Urges Federal Government to Make Ohio's Camp Ravenna Preferred Site for Future Missile Defense System

COLUMBUS—During today’s session, the Ohio House of Representatives passed a resolution urging the United States Missile Defense Agency to select Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center in Ravenna, Ohio, as the preferred site for a future east coast Missile Defense system.

House Bill 250 Benefits, Strengthens Ohio's Bicycle Community
January 24, 2018
Rep. Brinkman Announces Passage of Legislation Establishing Requirements for Electric Bicycles

COLUMBUS—State Representative Tom Brinkman (R-Mt. Lookout) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 250, legislation he sponsored that would create regulations for electric bicycles, which are growing in popularity across the state.