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Programs Continued After Heavy Weather Damage
May 28, 2014

State Representative Anthony DeVitis (R-Green) today announced that State Treasurer Josh Mandel has continued the Renew Ohio and Rebuild Ohio programs. The programs assist Ohioans whose properties were damaged by the severe weather this past year.

 
 

In the continuing effort to reduce costly mandates on businesses and ensure clarity regarding the federal health care law, the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 511, legislation to revise eligibility requirements regarding health insurance coverage.

 
 
Rep. Buchy Announces Passage of Compromise to Keep Tesla Motors in Ohio, Reinforce Auto Dealers Law

State Representative Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) has announced the Ohio House passed Senate Bill 260, legislation that reinforces a state law governing automobile manufacturers and dealers.

 
 

Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) has released the following statement regarding Ohio’s April unemployment rate, which dropped from 6.1 percent to 5.7 percent

 
 
Legislation Denotes Five New Memorial Highways in Southwest Ohio
May 15, 2014

The Ohio House of Representatives today approved legislation that would designate several
memorial highways throughout Butler, Hamilton, and Warren counties. State Representatives Ron Maag (R-Lebanon), Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton), and Lou Terhar (R-Green Township) commend the legislation for its commemoration of fallen Ohioan heroes.

 
 
Sub. H.B. 375 reduces taxes on Ohioans, addresses environmental concerns
May 15, 2014

With bipartisan support, the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday voted to pass Substitute House Bill 375, legislation that enhances the state’s oil and gas regulatory program and modifies the severance tax on extraction.

 

 
 
P&G expansion expected to create 800 local jobs
May 15, 2014

State Representative Jim Butler (R-Oakwood) today applauded the announcement that the Procter & Gamble Company has chosen to establish a distribution center in Union, which will lead to the creation of 800 new jobs through third party customization and logistics providers.

 

 
 
Legislation Honors Former Rep. William Mallory with Memorial Highway
May 15, 2014
Speaker Batchelder Issues Statement in Support of House Bill 401

Following the passage of House Bill 401 (Hagan/Mallory) by the Ohio House today, Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) commended the legislation and issued the following statement:

 
 
Rep. Grossman to Honor Prestigious Band and Other Music Educators
May 5, 2014
OSU Marching Band to Attend Ohio House Session

State Representative Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City) is pleased to announce that The Ohio State University Marching Band will be in attendance of the Ohio House session on Wednesday, May 7th. Rep. Grossman will be honoring the band with a resolution recognizing its contributions to the state of Ohio.

 
 

State Representatives Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) and Margaret Conditt (R-Liberty Twp.) today announced that they have introduced legislation that will increase the penalties for those who knowingly sell illegal substances to pregnant women.