State Representative Al Landis (R-Dover) today voted in support of Amended Substitute House Bill 64, the state operating budget. The legislation lowers the income tax, ensures funding for Ohio schools, freezes tuition costs on colleges and helps small businesses.
We in the Ohio House have been working on the state budget since the governor released his proposal in February. We took a huge step in the process last month when our version of the budget bill was passed in the Ohio House with bipartisan support. While other portions of the state budget such as the Transportation and Public Safety budget were passed and signed into law months ago, Am. Sub. H.B. 64 is the major piece of budget legislation. It is now in the Ohio Senate for continued evaluation, and will be returning to the House soon for concurrence.