Many are often shocked to hear, as was I, that the addresses and personal information of domestic violence and stalking victims in Ohio is public record. This means that anyone, including the victim’s perpetrator, can easily use public documents, such as Ohio’s voting rolls, to locate an individual. That is, until now.
State Representative Al Landis (R-Dover) today announced that a sales tax holiday, created through the passage of Senate Bill 264, is set to be held the first weekend of August. The intent of the sales tax holiday is to provide parents with some tax relief during back-to-school shopping in preparation for the new school year and to stimulate economic activity for Ohio’s retailers.
This week, Rep. Al Landis (R-Dover) applauded the Ohio House for passing legislation that works to protect citizens from dangerous levels of lead in drinking water. The bill was sponsored by State Representative Tim Ginter (R-Salem) and is based on recommendations from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.