Representative Brian Hill - House District 97
 

07.28.14 - Rep. Hill To Host District Office Hours

 

ZANESVILLE, Ohio—State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that he will be hosting district office hours on Tuesday, August 5th in an effort to connect with the residents of the 97th Ohio House District.

 
 

04.02.14 - Ohio House Passes Legislation To Increase Penalty For Hit-and-Run Offenders

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) today applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ passage of Amended House Bill 397, which increases penalties for failure to stop after an accident that results in the death of a person or serious physical harm to a person.

 
 

02.20.14 - Legislation Providing Certificate Of Birth For Stillborn Infants Moves To Governor

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today concurred on Senate changes to House Bill 95, which revises Ohio law to remove the word “stillborn” or “stillbirth” or any other words having similar meaning from a certificate recognizing the delivery of a stillborn infant.

 
 

02.19.14 - Ohio House Approves Hill Legislation On Additional Calamity Days

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) and Tony Burkley (R-Payne) announced today that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation they sponsored to increase the number of calamity days that school districts are allocated for the 2013-2014 school year.

 
 

02.06.14 - Rep. Hill To Host District Office Hours February 13th

 
ZANESVILLE - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that he will be hosting district office hours on Thursday, February 13th to connect with the residents of the 97th Ohio House District.

 
 

01.27.14 - Hill, Burkley Introduce Calamity Days Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Tony Burkley (R-Payne) and Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) have announced that they are introducing legislation to increase the number of calamity days that school districts are allocated for the 2013-2014 school year.

 
 

01.16.14 - Rep. Hill Announces House Passage Of Legislation Providing School Credit Option For Religious Instruction

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives has passed House Bill 171, which provides schools with the option of awarding credit to students for religious instruction received during released time from school.

 
 

01.16.14 - Rep. Hill Announces Passage Of Bill Requiring Consent For The Prescription Drugs Of Minors

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation that would require a prescriber to receive a signed form of consent from a parent or guardian of a minor before issuing a prescription for the minor to have a controlled substance.

 
 

12.20.13 - Rep. Hill Applauds Approval Of A $15 Million Straight A Grant To Help Local School

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio Controlling Board has approved the recommendation from the Ohio Department of Education to award the Ohio Appalachian Collaborative Personalized Learning Network (OACPLN) a $15 million Straight A grant to support personalized learning and help more students be successful in technical, two- and four-year postsecondary education.

 
 

12.12.13 - Rep. Hill Applauds Passage Of Legislation Honoring Disabled Veterans

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) today applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ passage of House Bill 206, legislation that creates a Disabled American Veterans (DAV) license plate.

 
 

12.12.13 - Rep. Hill Announces Bill Creating Committee On Aerospace Industry Passes Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 292, which creates a study committee that would examine the aerospace and technology industry.

 
 

12.12.13 - Rep. Hill Announces Resolution Celebrating Independent Business Passes Out Of House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that House Concurrent Resolution 32 passed out of the Ohio House. The resolution recognizes and celebrates independent businesses.

 
 

12.11.13 - Rep. Hill Applauds Passage Of Legislation To Repair Inconsistencies In Adoption Law

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 23, legislation to address disparities in Ohio’s adoption laws.

 
 

12.11.13 - Rep. Hill Announces House Passage Of Legislation Pertaining To Voter Registration Database, Voting Machines

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed Amended Substitute Senate Bill 200, legislation that modifies the law pertaining to the Statewide Voter Registration Database and electronic voting machines. The legislation passed with bipartisan support.

 
 

11.21.13 - Rep. Hill Announces Passage Of Balanced Budget Resolution

 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) announced that in an effort to rein in federal government spending, the Ohio House of Representatives passed Senate Joint Resolution 5 during session yesterday.  The legislation was introduced by Senate President Keith Faber (R-Celina) in the Senate and it is similar to House Joint Resolution 7.

 
 

11.21.13 - Rep. Brian Hill Applauds Bipartisan Passage Of Gun Reform Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian D. Hill (R-Zanesville) announced that House Bill 203, which reforms some of the state’s gun laws, passed out of the Ohio House with bipartisan support.

 
 

11.21.13 - Rep. Brian Hill Applauds House Passage Of High School Internships Bill

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian D. Hill (R-Zanesville) today applauded the House passage of House Bill 107, which creates a $1 million pilot project to provide grants to certain businesses for employing high school students to career exploration internships.

 
 

11.19.13 - Voice Your Opinions About The '740' Area Code Changes

 

The people of central and southeast Ohio learned that the 740 area code, which many in that region share, is expected to run out of phone numbers some time in 2015. In response, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) will be taking action to relieve the problem.

 
 

11.06.13 - Hill: Bridge Repair Project Invests In Ohio Infrastructure

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that, as a result of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s successful efforts to reduce overhead costs and improve efficiency, $120 million in funding is now available to repair and replace more than 200 county and city-owned bridges over the next three years.

 
 

10.15.13 - Everyone Can Help Raise Awareness About Breast Cancer

 

Despite the ongoing improvements that have been made to reduce the harmfulness of breast cancer, it remains the second-leading cancer death in women. This year, the American Cancer Society estimates that nearly 40,000 women will die of breast cancer.

 
 

09.03.13 - Great Job Creation News In Muskingum County

 
COLUMBUS - 

Last week, Fanatics, an online sports merchandise company, announced it would be creating hundreds of new jobs in its Frazeysburg facility, located about a half-hour north of Zanesville. I was happy to join Governor John Kasich and State Senator Troy Balderson in welcoming this news. The announcement was another positive sign for our area, and for the state at large, which has experienced the creation of more than 174,000 private sector jobs in the past couple of years.

 
 

07.30.13 - State Budget Continues Ohio's Progress

 

During the summer months, legislative activity slows down at the Statehouse. This gives me more opportunity to spend time in the district, meet with constituents and attend fairs and other events.

 
 

06.28.13 - Rep. Hill Votes To Send State Operating Budget To Governor

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ passage of Amended Substitute House Bill 59, the state operating budget designed to improve Ohio’s business climate, invest in schools, help Ohioans access the care and services they need, give Ohioans greater ability to obtain higher education, and put more money back in the pockets of hardworking Ohioans.

 
 

06.25.13 - Rep. Hill And Ohio House Advance Bill To Help Ohioans Find Work

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) today applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ vote to agree with the Senate changes to House Bill 2, which requires all applicants for unemployment insurance to register with OhioMeansJobs.com prior to applying for benefits.

 
 

06.18.13 - Rep. Hill Applauds Passage Of Congenital Heart Screening Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R- Zanesville) today applauded the passage of Senate Bill 4 by the Ohio House of Representatives. The bill requires hospitals and birthing centers to perform screenings pertaining to critical congenital heart defects in newborns in an effort to reduce infant mortality across the state, and ensure the diagnosis and treatment of critical congenital heart defects.

 
 

06.14.13 - Rep. Hill To Host District Office Hours June 20th

 
ZANESVILLE - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that he will be hosting district office hours on Thursday, June 20th to connect with the residents of the 97th Ohio House District.

 
 

05.23.13 - Rep. Hill Applauds Passage Of Legislation To Help Veterans Obtain Employment

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 98, legislation that strives to assist Ohio’s newest generation of veterans by helping them find employment upon returning home from deployment.

 
 

05.17.13 - Paying Tribute To A Local American Hero

 

It was great to see the outpouring of support at the ceremony that was held last month in memory of Army Sgt. Lester “Buddy” Kinney II.

 
 

05.16.13 - Rep. Hill Announces Passage Of Legislation To Provide Affordable Audits For Local Entities

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed House Bill 6, which strives to lower auditing costs for political subdivisions and increase these entities’ participation in audits.

 
 

05.08.13 - Rep. Hill Announces Passage Of Legislation To Provide Continuity Of Education To Abused Children

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 14, which requires the release to another district or school the records of a child who is alleged an abused, neglected or dependent child.

 
 

05.08.13 - Rep. Hill Announces Passage Of Legislation To Support The Ohio Breast And Cervical Cancer Project

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 112, legislation to allow taxpayers to contribute a portion of their income tax refunds to the Ohio Breast and Cervical Cancer Project.

 
 

04.24.13 - Rep. Hill To Attend Highway Dedication For Local Fallen Army Staff Sergeant

 
ZANESVILLE - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) today announced he will be attending a highway dedication for fallen U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Lester O. “Buddy” Kinney II.

 
 

04.24.13 - Legislation Providing Certificate Of Birth For Stillborn Infants Passes Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 95, which revises Ohio law to provide the issuance of a “certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth” for stillborn babies.

 
 

04.22.13 - Keystone Pipeline Would Create American Energy And Jobs

 

The United States is the largest consumer of petroleum in the world, importing more than $8 million barrels of oil each day. Americans rely on oil for everyday tasks like filling their gas tanks and heating their homes. So the importance of crude oil cannot be understated.

 
 

04.10.13 - Rep. Hill Announces "Shared Work" Legislation Passes Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives has passed House Bill 37, legislation that creates the SharedWork Ohio Program.

 
 

03.28.13 - Rep. Hill Encourages Constituents To Submit Online Legislative Survey

 
COLUMBUS - 

In an effort to obtain feedback from the residents of the 97th Ohio House District, State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) encourages his constituents to fill out and return his legislative survey, which seeks feedback on issues such as the economy, Medicaid expansion, drilling, and education.

 
 

03.19.13 - Rep. Hill Announces House Passage Of Legislation To Help The Unemployed Get Back To Work

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) today applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ passage of House Bill 2, which requires all applicants for unemployment insurance to register with OhioMeansJobs.com prior to applying for benefits.

 
 

03.19.13 - Rep. Hill Announces Passage Of Legislation To Rebrand Ohio's Workforce Development Centers

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 1, which strives to streamline Ohio’s workforce development efforts and make it easier for Ohioans to utilize the resources that are available to them.

 
 

03.15.13 - A Lot To Consider With Governor's Budget Plan

 

Of all the important issues that come before the state legislature, probably none receive as much attention as the governor’s budget plan. The plan, this year contained in House Bill 59, lays out the funding priorities in Ohio for the next two years. It is currently being examined and debated in the House Finance and Appropriations Committee.

 
 

02.07.13 - Legislators To Host District Office Hours In Zanesville And Cambridge

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) and State Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) have announced that they will be hosting joint district office hours during the month of February.

 
 

01.29.13 - Legislation Will Close Loophole, Protect Children

 

Over the past few months, the importance of keeping our children safe has rightly received a lot of attention. The tragic events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in November heightened everyone’s awareness of the need to do what we can to make sure our young sons and daughters are out of harm’s way. As a father of three young children, this issue is of special relevance to me personally.

 
 

01.23.13 - Rep. Hill Appointed To House Committees

 
Columbus - 

Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) recently appointed State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) to serve as a member of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.

 

 
 

01.07.13 - Brian Hill Sworn In As State Representative Of The 97th House District

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) today was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 130th General Assembly. He represents the 97th Ohio House District, which includes Guernsey and most of Muskingum County.