Rep. Sheehy takes the oath of office for the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Sheehy takes the oath of office for the 131st General Assembly
 Rep. Sheehy presents a House Resolution
Rep. Sheehy presents a House Resolution
 Reps. Sheehy and Patterson
Reps. Sheehy and Patterson
Rep. Sheehy speaks during Committee
Rep. Sheehy speaks during Committee
 Locomotive Engineers, Reps. Sheehy and Hagan
Locomotive Engineers, Reps. Sheehy and Hagan
 House Dems gather for a picture
House Dems gather for a picture
Rep. Sheehy addresses the House of Representatives
Rep. Sheehy addresses the House of Representatives
 Michael Sheehy is sworn-in as the Representative to the 46th House District
Michael Sheehy is sworn-in as the Representative to the 46th House District
 Reps. Sheehy and Foley
Reps. Sheehy and Foley
Michael Sheehy waits to be sworn-in as Representative Sheehy
Michael Sheehy waits to be sworn-in as Representative Sheehy
 
 

State Representative Michael P. Sheehy (D-Oregon) is serving his second full term as of January 2017; he was previously appointed to the seat in mid-2013 to serve the remainder of an unexpected term. District 46 spans several political subdivisions including Jerusalem Township on the east to Springfield Township on the west. The district includes the cities of Oregon, Maumee, parts of Toledo, and the Village of Holland.

 
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07.07.17 - Sheehy: GOP Bill To Weaken Concealed Carry Protections Puts Public Safety In The Crosshairs

 

Ohio House Democratic lawmakers recently voiced objections over House Bill (HB) 233, legislation that allows concealed carry permit holders to knowingly bring guns or deadly weapons into daycares, schools, airports, bars and other restricted spaces, so long as the permit holder leaves when asked to do so. Individuals who refuse to leave or return to the same business while carrying a prohibited weapon within 30 days will be subject to a fourth degree misdemeanor.

“The Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police, Ohio Restaurant Association and numerous other public safety groups joined together in opposition to this legislation. We look for the Governor’s leadership in exercising his veto authority to stop this dangerous threat to public safety,” said Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon).

 
 

06.13.17 - Sheehy Cheers State Investment In Local Manufacturing, Agribusiness

 

State Rep. Michael P. Sheehy (D-Oregon) today applauded the release of $536,347 in state funds to the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) to develop medical devices with the use of 3-D printing and to offer business and technical assistance to small and medium-sized manufacturers in Northwest Ohio. 

“I am thrilled to see state funds come home to Northwest Ohio to help create new, innovative manufacturing jobs and opportunities in our community,” said Sheehy. “The exciting work done by the Center for Innovative Food Technology makes our communities healthier and our businesses more successful and sustainable.” 

 
 

05.11.17 - Sheehy: GOP Tells Firefighters With Cancer: "It's Your Fault"

 

Democratic members of the House Insurance Committee today expressed outrage regarding the latest version of the state workers’ compensation budget, House Bill 27, which adds new barriers to firefighters and their families seeking state assistance for work-related injuries, illnesses and death.

Wednesday’s proposed restrictions follow the House’s December 2016 passage of extended workers’ compensation protections for firefighters who developed cancer as a result of work conditions. The bill creates a condition in which courts presumes the firefighter didn't wear their protective gear correctly, resulting in the medical condition or cancer.  

“The men and women who put on uniforms and go to work to keep us safe do so knowing they face a greater risk of not coming home to their families at the end of the day,” said Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon). “Now, politicians in Columbus are turning their backs on our first responders, and walking away from our responsibility to protect those who protect us.”

 
 

05.03.17 - Rep. Sheehy Honored For New Road Safety Law At Ohio Bicycle Summit

 

State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) attended the Ohio Bicycle Federation’s (OBF) fourth Ohio Bicycling Summit Tuesday, an event at the Ohio Statehouse to celebrate National Bike Month and the recent passage of the three-foot bicycle-passing clearance law. Sheehy, a sponsor of the new road safety law, was honored with the H.M. Huffman Award for Service to Ohio bicycling for his work to make the roads safer for cyclists and motorists.

“I am very honored to receive this award,” said Rep. Sheehy. “As an avid bicyclist myself, I know how frightening it can be when a car passes you quickly and closely on the road. I am just glad to have been able to pass this legislation to ensure the safety of bicyclists and motorists. Receiving this award simply reinforces the importance of the new law for bicyclists across Ohio.” 

 
 
 

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Representative Michael Sheehy
District 46
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1418
Fax      (614) 719-6949
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Hometown : Toledo
Party : Democrat
Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Eligible to run for another term