Representative Andrew Brenner - House District 67
 

10.13.17 - Rep. Brenner Receives Legislator Of Year Award From Governor's Council On People With Disabilities

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) recently was awarded by Governor Kasich’s Council on People with Disabilities with their Legislator of the Year Award. The award is given to someone nominated by a member of the disabled community for his or her work on issues affecting those with disabilities.

 
 

09.20.17 - Rep. Brenner Announces Passage Of Bill Providing Oversight To Every Student Succeeds Act Education Plan

 
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State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) today announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation that would give the legislature additional oversight regarding the state’s education plan under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).

 
 

08.29.17 - Reps. Goodman And Brenner Announce Campus Free Speech Act

 

COLUMBUS— State Representatives Wesley A. Goodman (R-Cardington) and Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) announced today that they are introducing the Ohio Campus Free Speech Act.

 
 

08.28.17 - Media Advisory: State Reps. Goodman, Brenner To Hold Press Event On Campus Free Speech Bill

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Wesley A. Goodman (R-Cardington) and Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) will be holding a press conference tomorrow to discuss legislation they are introducing regarding free speech policies at Ohio’s public colleges and universities.

 
 

08.10.17 - Representative Brenner Appointed To The Early Childhood Advisory Council

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) today announced that he was recently appointed by Governor John Kasich to the Early Childhood Advisory Council.

 
 

07.20.17 - Rep. Brenner To Hold District Office Hours In August

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) announced today that he will be holding district office hours on Thursday, August 3rd.

 
 

05.17.17 - Brenner, Carfagna Champion Bill On Local Issue

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) and Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Township) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of legislation they jointly sponsored that ensures funding for the Delaware Area Career Center, as approved by county residents in 2015.

 
 

03.23.17 - Rep. Brenner Announces Passage Of Legislation To Protect Ohio's Vulnerable Populations

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) yesterday announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation to help protect Ohio’s seniors and other unsuspecting populations against deceptive marketing practices. House Bill 52 makes several reforms to regulate the solicitation of real property deeds.

 
 

02.15.17 - Representative Brenner Applauds Passage Of Legislation Regarding Penalties For Trafficking And Possession Of Cocaine

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) today announced the passage of legislation by the Ohio House that makes changes to drug trafficking and possession laws regarding cocaine. House Bill 4 restores the statutory penalties for possession of cocaine and clarifies the penalties for the trafficking of cocaine.

 
 

08.02.16 - State Representative Andrew Brenner: Sales Tax Holiday Set For First Weekend Of August

 

State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) 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.

 
 

05.06.16 - Rep. Brenner Votes To Send Community Improvement Legislation To Governor

 

During yesterday’s session, State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) voted in support of Senate Bill 310, legislation that helps fund various community improvement projects around the state. Having cleared both legislative chambers, the bill now awaits final consideration by Governor John Kasich.
 

 
 

04.27.16 - State Rep. Brenner Applauds Passage Of Bill Allowing Orange Township To Host Community Events

 

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 361, legislation sponsored by State Representative Andy Brenner (R-Powell) that authorizes boards of township trustees and boards of park commissioners of township park districts to utilize funds to host community events open to the public.

 
 

04.20.16 - Rep. Brenner Applauds The Passage Of Legislation Eliminating Double Taxation For 911 Districts

 

State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) applauds today's passage of House Bill 277, legislation that would eliminate the potential for double taxation in a 911 tax district.

 
 

12.09.15 - Ohio House Of Representatives Take Lead On Truancy Issue In State

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Jeff Rezabek (R-Clayton) and Bill Hayes (R-Harrison Township) today took another step in improving the education system in Ohio by introducing legislation reforming truancy law in the state.

 
 

10.22.15 - Speaker Rosenberger Announces Appointment Of Rep. Brenner To Serve As Chair Of The House Education Committee

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today announced that State Representative Andy Brenner (R-Powell) has been appointed to serve as chair of the House Education Committee effective next week. This follows the decision by State Representative Bill Hayes (R-Harrison Township) to step down as chair and fill the role of vice chair of the Education Committee.

 
 

09.30.15 - Legislation To Create Domestic Relations Division In The Delaware County Court Of Common Pleas

 
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State Representatives Andy Brenner (R- Powell) and Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) applauded the Ohio House’s concurrence on House Bill 11, legislation that seeks to add a judgeship to the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, which currently has two judges. The new judge would be elected in 2016 and would serve as the judge of the domestic relations division. 

 
 

09.24.15 - Rep. Brenner Applauds ODE's Adopting Changes As Suggested In His HB 74

 
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State Representative Andrew O. Brenner (R-Powell) commends the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) today for their reduction of testing time for state assessments. Representative Brenner previously introduced House Bill 74, which called for the reduction of state tests and limiting the time to three hours per year per subject. Fortunately, the ODE has made adjustments that are very similar to those recommended by Representative Brenner in HB 74. Brenner has continued to push for the changes outlined in HB 74. 

 
 

05.14.15 - State Rep. Brenner Applauds Legislation To Revise State Assessments And Examinations

 
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The Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 74 yesterday with broad bipartisan support. HB 74, sponsored by State Representative Andrew O. Brenner (R-Powell), would revise the state assessments and examinations given to Ohio’s students.

 
 

03.18.15 - House Passes Legislation To Create Domestic Relations Division In The Delaware County Court Of Common Pleas

 
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State Representatives Andy Brenner (R- Powell) and Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 11, legislation that seeks to add a judgeship to the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, which currently has two judges. The new judge would be elected in 2016 and would serve as the judge of the domestic relations division.

 
 

02.11.15 - Rep. Brenner Applauds Ohio House Passage Of Bill Regarding PARCC Testing In Schools

 
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State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Delaware) applauded today’s Ohio House passage of House Bill 7, legislation that provides academic protections for students taking new state assessments during the 2014-15 school year. New assessments in mathematics and English language arts are supplied by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).

 
 

11.20.14 - Bill Limiting Student Assessment Clears House

 

State Representatives Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) and Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 228, legislation that makes modifications to standardized testing in Ohio.

 
 

08.14.14 - Rep. Brenner Applauds BWC Announcement

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) today applauded Governor John Kasich’s announcement regarding a plan to give $1 billion back to employers to enrich the economy while ensuring that Ohio’s workforce is safe, healthy and productive.

 
 

08.06.14 - Rep. Brenner Announces Office Hours In August

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) today announced that he will be hosting office hours in Delaware, Ohio from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Monday, August 11th. These office hours are open to all constituents from the 67th House District and will take place at the Orange Branch Public Library (7171 Gooding Boulevard in Delaware, Ohio).

 
 

08.06.14 - House Bill 487 Brings Control Back To Local Schools

 

Earlier this summer, I attended a bill signing of the Governor’s Mid-term Education bill, House Bill 487, which Governor Kasich signed ceremoniously at Buckeye Girls State at the Mount Union Campus in Alliance, Ohio. I had the privilege of sponsoring the bill. The bill itself dealt with many aspects of education including dual enrollment for students going to high school and receiving college credit at the same time. In the process of writing the bill I, along with my colleagues, added several measures in order to regain control of our education system. In fact we added a lot of provisions which will stop data mining, and return curriculum control back to local schools.

 
 

04.09.14 - Rep. Brenner Announces House Passage Of Primary & Secondary Education MBR Bill

 
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State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 487, part of the Mid-Biennial Review pertaining to primary and secondary education.

 
 

01.23.14 - Ohio House Passes Legislation To Aid Transition To New Graduation Requirements

 
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State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation that will provide more options and local control to schools in relation to academic achievement and graduation requirements.

 
 

01.22.14 - Reps. Brenner, Stautberg Introduce Legislation To Specify Education Assessments

 
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State Representatives Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) and Peter Stautberg (R-Anderson Twp.) have introduced legislation to ensure that student assessments for the 2014-2015 school year are held up to standard.

 
 

01.16.14 - Rep. Brenner's Bill Making Educational Service Centers Eligible For Grants Passes Ohio House

 
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State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) has announced that House Bill 342 passed out of the Ohio House of Representatives.

 
 

10.31.13 - Rep. Brenner Applauds Concurrence Vote On Bill To Modernize County Recorder Offices

 
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State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday concurred on Senate changes to Substitute House Bill 72, legislation that aims to streamline and modernize the operations of county recorder offices.

 
 

04.24.13 - House Urges Repeal Of Damaging Federal Excise Tax

 
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The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Concurrent Resolution 6, which urges Congress and President Barack Obama to repeal the new medical device tax that was included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

 
 

01.30.13 - Rep. Brenner Introduces Resolution To Designate National School Choice Week

 
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State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) today announced that he introduced a House resolution to recognize the week of January 27th as National School Choice Week.