Representative Christina Hagan - House District 50
 

10.17.17 - Column From Rep. Hagan: Forbes Anniversary Inspires Young Leaders

 
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This year, an important American magazine turns 100 years old. That’s right, Forbes celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2017, a magazine that published its first issue on April 15, 1917. While it tends to publish articles on finance, industry, and investing, it also focuses on technology, marketing, politics, and law—all topics that relate to one another at the end of the day.

 
 

10.11.17 - Ohio House Approves Bill Authorizing Tactical Medical Professionals To Carry Firearms

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) and Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today applauded the House passage of House Bill 79, legislation they jointly sponsored that allows tactical medical professionals, such as nurses and paramedics on regional SWAT teams, to carry firearms while on duty.

 
 

09.22.17 - Bill Creates Long-Range Financial Outlook Council

 
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State Representatives Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) and Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson) this week gave sponsor testimony on House Bill 320, legislation that establishes the Long-Range Financial Outlook Council, which would research and report on the long-term fiscal outlook of Ohio. 

 
 

09.22.17 - Column From Rep. Hagan: Celebrating Constitution Day In Stark County

 
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The City of Louisville is known as “Constitution Town” and is the originator of Ohio’s celebration of Constitution Day, thanks to the leadership of Olga T. Weber, a Louisville native. Mrs. Weber was a leader of the Committee for the Preservation of the Constitution and lobbied both the Ohio General Assembly and Congress for an official observance. The committee was successful and in 1953, Ohio declared September 17, as Constitution Day and was followed in 1955, by the federal declaration of Constitution Week.

 
 

09.13.17 - Bill Authorizing First Responders To Carry Firearms Passes House Committee

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) and Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) announced that House Bill 79, legislation that would allow tactical medical professionals to carry firearms while on duty, received a vote of 12-0 out of the House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee.

 
 

09.12.17 - Bill Protecting Employees From Mandated Flu Vaccination Passes House Committee

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) today announced that House Bill 193 passed out of the House Economic Development, Commerce and Labor Committee. The bill prohibits organizational entities and employers from mandating an influenza vaccination as a term of employment. 

 
 

08.15.17 - Media Advisory: Rep. Hagan To Host Kids' Safety Day At Local Farmers' Market

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) will be hosting a Kids’ Safety Day at the Alliance Farmers’ Market in order to educate children and families on safety protocol in everyday situations. She will be offering free bicycle helmets to children who visit the booth, and officers from the local police department will be present to provide further information regarding kids’ safety.

 
 

07.11.17 - Rep. Hagan Announces Ohio House's Finalization Of State Budget In Historic Veto Override Vote

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) announced that the Ohio House has taken steps to finalize Ohio’s state operating budget in a historic vote that resulted in House members voting to override 11 of Governor Kasich’s 47 vetoes.

 
 

06.28.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Christina Hagan: Local Fairs Offer Family-Friendly Entertainment

 

Some of my favorite things about summertime in Stark County are all of the local fairs and festivals available to attend. Not only do these events allow the community to come together and connect over a funnel cake or at a parade, but they also often offer free entertainment for you and your family. You may have already visited the East Canton Community Festival or Minerva Annual Homecoming this year, but there are many more local festivities coming up this summer.

 
 

06.22.17 - Bill Authorizes First Responders To Carry Firearms

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) today announced that House Bill 79, legislation that would allow tactical medical professionals to carry firearms while on duty, received proponent testimony in the House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee this week.

 
 

06.13.17 - Rep. Hagan Champions Bill Brought Forward By Local Medical Professionals

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) recently gave sponsor testimony on House Bill 193, legislation that prohibits organizational entities and employers from mandating an influenza vaccination as a term of employment.

 
 

05.31.17 - Rep. Hagan Welcomes Local Student For Internship Opportunity At Statehouse

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) is happy to announce that Kaitlin Kaye, a student from North Canton, is interning in her office over the summer to learn more about state government and assisting constituents in the 50th House District.

 
 

05.24.17 - Representative Hagan Meets With International Fellows

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) recently met with participants in the Legislative Fellows Program, a group that visits Columbus annually to learn more about the processes and policies behind state government in Ohio.

 
 

05.16.17 - Representative Hagan Named ALEC-FreedomWorks Legislator Of The Week

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) was recently named Legislator of the Week by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and FreedomWorks.

 
 

04.19.17 - Media Advisory: Rep. Hagan To Tour Canton City School Career Tech Programs

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) today announced that she will be touring Canton City School’s CTE (Career Technical Education) Program tomorrow at the McKinley Downtown Campus in Canton.

 
 

04.19.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Christina Hagan: Financial Literacy Has Potential To Bolster Ohio's Economy

 

It’s something we don’t often think about, but something that affects the ins and outs of our everyday lives: managing money. From paying bills on time to learning how to save for vacation, college, and even retirement, financial literacy is a skill we all should be fluent in. As a young adult who worked her way through college and continued to work an additional job during my first terms as your state representative, learning how to manage and invest my earnings has been an important part of building my family and ensuring our stability in the future.

 
 

03.20.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Christina Hagan: Women's History Month: A Tribute To Breaking Glass Ceilings

 

As the youngest female to ever serve in the Ohio General Assembly, March is always a special month for me as it is Women’s History Month in the United States. This period offers us a meaningful time to reflect on women’s movements throughout our history and the contributions women have made and continue to make in our country today. 

 
 

03.15.17 - Representative Hagan, Fellow Legislators Hold Press Conference On Convention Of States Resolution

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) held a press conference yesterday to discuss House Joint Resolution 2, a bill she recently introduced jointly with Representative Bill Patmon (D-Cleveland) to apply to the United States Congress for a Convention of the States.

 
 

03.13.17 - Media Advisory: Rep. Hagan, Fellow Legislators To Discuss Resolution Calling For A Convention Of States

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) will be holding a press conference tomorrow to discuss a resolution she is joint sponsoring that aims to serve as an application to the Congress of the United States for a Convention of States under Article V of the Constitution.

 
 

03.06.17 - Media Advisory: Representative Hagan To Speak At Convention Of The States Advocacy Day

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) will be attending a Convention of States Advocacy Day tomorrow, March 7th, in the Ohio Statehouse. Rep. Hagan recently cosponsored a joint resolution which would serve as Ohio’s application to the United States Congress for a Convention of the States.

 
 

03.06.17 - Representative Hagan Introduces Legislation Calling For A Convention Of States

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) recently introduced an Ohio House joint resolution with Representative Bill Patmon (D-Cleveland) to apply to the United States Congress for a Convention of the States.

 
 

02.22.17 - Hagan Hosts Local Student For Shadowing Opportunity At Statehouse

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) last week welcomed Kimmy Kettering, a student from the 50th Ohio House District, to shadow her for the day.

 
 

02.16.17 - State Representative Hagan Encourages Local College Graduates To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) today announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The commission will hire 24 fellows to work with members of the Ohio General Assembly during 2018.

 
 

02.01.17 - Representative Hagan Introduces Legislation To Increase Government Transparency In Ohio

 

COLUMBUS–State Representatives Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) and Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) today introduced House Bill 3, also known as DataOhio, in an effort to create a clear and comprehensive method for government entities to record data so that Ohioans can have better access to the information. A nearly identical bill passed the Ohio House unanimously last General Assembly, but did not have time to pass the Ohio Senate, a required step before becoming law.

 
 

01.31.17 - Rep. Christina Hagan Appointed To Three Ohio House Committees

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) announced that State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) has been appointed to serve on three Ohio House committees.

 
 

01.20.17 - Rep. Hagan Releases Statement On Presidential Inauguration

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township), who was recently appointed by Ohio House Speaker Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) to serve as part of Ohio’s legislative delegation for the Presidential Inauguration, today released a statement regarding the historic event.

 
 

01.19.17 - Rep. Hagan Selected To Serve On Inauguration Committee

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) was recently appointed by Ohio House Speaker Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) to serve as part of Ohio’s legislative delegation for the Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C. on Friday, January 20th.

 
 

01.17.17 - Representative Christina Hagan Attends MLK Day Of Service Event

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) volunteered at a MLK Day of Service event Monday, hosted by the Regula Center at the University of Mount Union.

 
 

01.05.17 - Hagan Sworn In As State Representative Of The 50th House District

 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) this week was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. She represents the 50th Ohio House District, which includes the eastern portion of Stark County. This will be her third term as state representative.

 
 

11.08.16 - Rep. Hagan Meets With International Fellows

 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) recently met with eight participants in the Legislative Fellows Program for South and Central Asia while they were in Columbus to learn more about the processes and policies behind state government in Ohio. The fellows traveled from India and Pakistan and are professionals involved in the government of their home country. The aim of the program is to provide practical knowledge of democracy that the fellows can take back to their respective countries.

 
 

09.08.16 - Rep. Hagan To Hold "Ladies In Leadership" Workshop

 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today announced that she will be hosting an interactive workshop for high school students titled “Ladies in Leadership” later this month.

 
 

08.05.16 - Rep. Hagan And 2015 Carnation Queen Brittany Ring To Hold Summer Reading Event

 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) and the 2015 Greater Alliance Carnation Festival Queen, Brittany Ring, invite students from House District 50 to an end-of-summer event on August 12th from 1-3PM. Representative Hagan and 2015 Carnation Queen, Brittany Ring, are spending time with students to read The Story of the Scarlet Carnation book that was produced by the Greater Alliance Carnation Festival Board in 2014, written by Catherine Brookes.  The event will be held at the Miller Pavilion at Silver Park, which is located at:

 
 

08.03.16 - "Blue Star Mothers And Families Day" Effective August 5th

 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today announced that legislation designating the fourth Sunday of July as “Blue Star Mothers and Families Day” will become effective on August 5th. House Bill 242 aims to honor military families and their loved ones for the sacrifices they have made on behalf of the nation.

 
 

06.23.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Christina Hagan: Erin's Law: Protecting Our Vulnerable Youth

 

Last month, the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 85, also known as Erin’s Law. The crux of this legislation is aimed at preventing and protecting youth from the potential of sexual abuse, an unfortunate and abominable topic, but one that I am passionate about addressing as the primary sponsor of HB 85.

 
 

06.03.16 - Rep. Hagan Congratulates City Of Alliance Fire Department For Earning Safety Capital Grant

 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today congratulated the City of Alliance Fire Department for being named a recipient of the Local Government Safety Capital Grant funds.

 
 

05.26.16 - Ohio House Approves Bill Expanding Epinephrine Access

 

The Ohio House of Representatives yesterday concurred on Senate amendments to House Bill 200, sponsored by State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance). The bill expands the list of facilities that are able to obtain non-patient specific epinephrine for the purpose of treating anaphylactic shock. Such places included in the legislation are restaurants, colleges and universities, amusement parks, sports facilities, child care settings and other locations.

 
 

05.26.16 - House Passes Bill Aimed At Educating Ohio's Youth On Financial Literacy

 

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation aimed at increasing opportunities for Ohio’s youth to become more educated and better informed about financial literacy.

 
 

05.24.16 - Ohio House Passes "Erin's Law"

 

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 85, also known as “Erin’s Law,” which provides a pathway for schools to educate students in grades K-12 about the dangers of sexual abuse and about sexual violence prevention in an age-appropriate manner. The bill was sponsored by State Representatives Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) and Dan Ramos (D-Lorain).

 
 

05.18.16 - House Passes 'DataOhio' Bill, HB 130 (Duffey, Hagan)

 

By a unanimous vote of 90-0, the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 130, also known as DataOhio, legislation sponsored by State Representatives Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) and Christina Hagan (R-Alliance).  A nearly identical bill passed the Ohio House last session by a unanimous vote of 92-0, but did not have time to pass the Ohio Senate during ‘lame duck’ session.

 
 

03.09.16 - State Rep. Hagan Announces District Winner Of Ohio House Of Representatives Student Art Exhibition

 

State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Alliance) today announced Hannah Oswald as the 50th House District winner of the 2016 Ohio House of Representatives Student Art Exhibition.

 
 

02.26.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Christina Hagan: Encouraging Local College Graduates To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 

For over fifty years, the Ohio General Assembly has sponsored a legislative fellowship program through the Ohio Legislative Service Commission (LSC). The program is a thirteen-month paid fellowship that places twenty to twenty-four college graduates in various positions throughout the state legislature. Many are placed within the Ohio House and Senate, some work for LSC itself, and others are placed with Ohio Government Telecommunications.

 
 

02.17.16 - Rep. Hagan Honors Lake Local School District On Its 2015 Energy Project Of The Year Award

 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today honored Lake Local School District on its 2015 Energy Project of the Year Award. The project made substantial energy cost reductions to Lake High School, Uniontown Elementary, and other facilities throughout the community. 
                                      

 
 

02.11.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Christina Hagan: Raising Awareness For Infant Mortality In Ohio, Stark County

 

In December, I was happy to announce that I gave birth to my first child, Josaphine Jane. She was born on Tuesday, December 8th and my husband and I are beyond thrilled.

 
 

12.01.15 - Ohio House Passes Bill To Expand Epinephrine Access

 

COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representative today passed House Bill 200, sponsored by State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance), which expands the list of facilities that are able to obtain non-patient specific epinephrine for the purpose of treating anaphylactic shock. Such places included in the legislation are restaurants, colleges and universities, amusement parks, sports facilities, child care settings and other locations.

 
 

09.30.15 - House Passes Legislation To Protect Students From Sexual Misconduct By School Employees

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) applauds the passage of House Bill 92 in the Ohio House today. This bill, sponsored by Representative Hagan, seeks to protect the well-being of students in Ohio from sexual misconduct by school employees.

 
 

07.28.15 - Rep. Hagan Encourages Constituents To Participate In First Ever Sales Tax Holiday In Ohio From August 7-9

 
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Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) announced today that Ohio’s first-ever, one-time Sales Tax Holiday will begin on Friday, August 7th at 12:01 a.m. and will end on Sunday, August 9th at 11:59 p.m. This initiative was created through Senate Bill 243, signed into law in December of 2014.

 
 

07.23.15 - Guest Column: Supporting The Skilled Trades And Improving Financial Literacy Is Good For Ohio

 

As the economic climate in Ohio continues to evolve, a recent trend that I am pleased to see is a renewed awareness of the value and need of the skilled trades in this state. With student debt rising and many young people finding themselves stuck in financial turmoil after earning their degrees, it makes sense for us as state legislators to provide support to an alternate route through skilled trade programs, which can provide Ohioans with in-demand, high paying jobs with minimal debt. The student debt epidemic is becoming a major issue, partially due to a lack of financial literacy, and I am working on two pieces of legislation to help curb this in the future.

 
 

07.20.15 - State Rep. Hagan Holds Press Conference At Ohio Statehouse

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today held a press conference at the Ohio Statehouse to discuss a bill she is sponsoring, which seeks to help full-time and volunteer firefighters build access to presumptive care for cancer that is contracted through the line of duty.

 

 
 

06.26.15 - State Rep. Hagan Applauds Passage Of Conference Report On State Operating Budget

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) 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.

 
 

06.23.15 - State Rep. Hagan Gives Testimony On Abortion-Inducing Drug Safety Act

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today testified on House Bill 255 in the House Community and Family Advancement Committee. House Bill 255 seeks to limit the use of abortion-inducing drugs to those labeled expressly for such purpose by the FDA, and is sponsored by Representatives Hagan and Tom Brinkman (R-Cincinnati).

 
 

06.17.15 - Ohio House Of Representatives Passes Legislation To Exempt Metal Bullion And Collectable Coins From Sales And Use Tax

 
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The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 26, sponsored by State Representatives Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) and Ron Maag (R-Lebanon). HB 26 seeks to exempt from sales and use taxes the sale or use of investment metal bullion and collectable coins.

 
 

05.27.15 - State Rep. Hagan Applauds Passage Of Legislation To Improve Endometriosis Awareness

 
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The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 142 with broad bipartisan support, which would designate the month of March as “Endometriosis Awareness Month.” The bill was sponsored by Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance), who testified in the House Health & Aging Committee and spoke on the House floor about the debilitating effects of the disease.

 
 

05.20.15 - Rare Coin Bill Voted Out Of House Ways And Means Committee

 
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House Bill 26, sponsored by State Representatives Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) and Ron Maag (R-Lebanon), was voted favorably out of the House Ways and Means Committee yesterday.

 
 

05.12.15 - State Rep. Christina Hagan Introduces Bill To Expand Epinephrine Access

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) yesterday introduced a bill that would allow any entity that serves food to have non-patient specific epinephrine in their facility. Such places may include restaurants, colleges and universities, places of employment, amusement parks, sports facilities, child care settings and other locations.

 
 

04.30.15 - State Rep. Christina Hagan Gives Sponsor Testimony On House Bill 130

 
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Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) yesterday gave sponsor testimony to the House State Government Committee on House Bill 130, which would increase access to online public records.

 
 

04.30.15 - State Rep. Christina Hagan Gives Sponsor Testimony On Endometriosis Awareness Bill

 
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Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) yesterday gave sponsor testimony to the House Health & Aging Committee on House Bill 142, which would designate the month of March as “Endometriosis Awareness Month.”

 
 

04.28.15 - State Representatives Christina Hagan And Dan Ramos Hold Press Conference On Assault Prevention Education Bill

 
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State Representatives Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) and Dan Ramos (D-Lorain) today held a press conference on House Bill 85, “Erin’s Law”, which requires each school district, community school and STEM school to include annual age-appropriate instruction in child sexual abuse prevention for students grade K-6, teachers and other professionals. “Erin’s Law” has been passed into law in 20 states.

 
 

04.22.15 - Rep. Hagan Applauds Bipartisan Passage Of Biennial Budget

 
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Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today applauded the House passage of Amended Substitute House Bill 64, the biennial state budget bill that allocates funding to schools, community projects and government initiatives, as well as providing significant tax relief to all Ohioans and small businesses in the state.

 
 

04.22.15 - Rep. Christina Hagan Gives Sponsor Testimony On Sexual Assault Bill

 
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Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) yesterday gave testimony in the Ohio House Judiciary Committee on House Bill 85, “Erin’s Law”, which requires each school district, community school and STEM school to include annual age-appropriate instruction in child sexual abuse prevention for students grade K-6, teachers and other professionals. 

 
 

04.17.15 - Rep. Hagan Participates In YMCA Youth In Government Program At The Statehouse

 
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Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance), along with Speaker of the House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) and other government officials, participated in the YMCA Youth in Government Opening Ceremony on Thursday.

 
 

04.17.15 - Rep. Hagan Announces Art Contest For Students In Ohio's 50th House District

 
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Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) has announced a Student Art Contest for students in grades first through fifth living in the communities of Hartville, Alliance, Louisville, East Canton and Minerva.

 
 

03.30.15 - Rep. Christina Hagan Sponsors Legislation To Improve Endometriosis Awareness

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) has introduced a bill to designate the month of March as “Endometriosis Awareness Month.”

 
 

03.25.15 - House Bill 69, The "Heartbeat Bill", Passes In The Ohio House

 
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House Bill 69, also known as the “Heartbeat Bill”, passed in the Ohio House today. This bill, sponsored by Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) and Representative Ron Hood (R-Ashville), seeks to protect the lives of Ohio babies beginning with their first detectable heartbeat.

 
 

03.20.15 - Rep. Hagan Introduces Bill To Increase Transparency In State Government

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today introduced a bill to modernize and increase transparency in regards to the state government with a group of programs called DataOhio.

 
 

03.19.15 - Rep. Hagan Appointed To Ohio Power Siting Board

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) was appointed to the Ohio Power Siting Board by Speaker Cliff Rosenberger this week. 

 
 

03.04.15 - Rep. Hagan Tours Stark State College With Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) visited Stark State College with Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor this past Monday. 

 
 

03.03.15 - Rep. Hagan Honors 2014 Greater Alliance Carnation Festival Queen At The Ohio Statehouse

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today honored the 2014 Greater Alliance Carnation Festival Queen at the Ohio Statehouse. Carnation Queen Kelby Smith, 19, visited the House Chambers with the representative, a former Carnation Queen herself, and spoke with legislators about what winning the competition meant to her.

 
 

02.18.15 - Rep. Hagan Installs 4-H Officers For 2015

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) installed new 4-H officers for the 2015 year for both the Country Barbwires 4-H Club and the Country Folks 4-H Club on Monday.  The ceremony was held in Alliance

 
 

02.10.15 - Hagan Encourages Local College Grads To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 
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State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Alliance) announced today that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The Commission will hire 24 fellows to work with members of the Ohio General Assembly during 2016.

 
 

01.05.15 - Christina Hagan Sworn In As State Representative Of The 50th House District

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R- Marlboro Township) today was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 131st General Assembly. She represents the 50th Ohio House District, which includes portions of Stark County.

 
 

06.30.14 - Guest Column From State Representative Christina Hagan

 

Since the time I was sworn in as your state representative, Ohio has continued to take steps to keep our government open and transparent.  Two of the most notable advances have been the House Finance and Appropriations Committee‘s ability to be streamed live online and updates to the House website to post committee documents.  As a firm believer that transparency creates a well informed citizenry, I followed in this spirit, and introduced a series of bills, with Representative Mike Duffey, known as the DataOhio Initiate. 

 
 

06.19.14 - Governor Kasich Signs Education Component Of MBR At Buckeye Girls State

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today joined Governor John Kasich for the ceremonial signing of House Bill 487, a component of the Mid-Biennium Review (MBR) package that makes various changes to primary and secondary education.  The signing took place at Buckeye Girls State in Mount Union.

 
 

06.17.14 - Rep. Hagan Applauds Passage Of House Bill 10

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan  (R-Alliance) today applauded the recent House passage of House Bill 10, legislation that seeks to protect public tax dollars by increasing the accountability of fiscal officers within local governments.

 
 

06.05.14 - Rep. Hagan Applauds Passage Of Bill That Eliminates Residency Requirements For Veterans Applying To State Institutions Of Higher Learning

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) applauded the passage of House Bill 449 this week by the Ohio House. The legislation gives veterans greater access to higher education by prohibiting state institutions of higher learning from applying any residency-related restrictions to the admission application of a qualified veteran or the veteran’s spouse or dependent. 

 
 

05.29.14 - Rep. Christina Hagan Appointed To House Health And Aging Committee

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder recently appointed State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Alliance) to the House Health and Aging Committee.

 
 

05.14.14 - State Rep. Hagan Applauds House Passage Of Sexual Misconduct Legislation

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today applauded the passage of House Bill 241, legislation which would prohibit any public or nonpublic school employee, along with employees of colleges and universities, from engaging in sexual conduct with students enrolled in an Ohio high school.

 

 
 

03.27.14 - Rep. Hagan Provides Sponsor Testimony For Important Legislation Concerning District

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) gave sponsor testimony on House Bill 10 in the committee on State and Local Government. She first introduced the bill at the beginning of the 130th General Assembly, in January of last year.

 
 

03.13.14 - Rep. Christina Hagan Speaks To College Students At Malone University

 
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State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) spoke to a group of college students at Malone University earlier this afternoon.

 
 

03.07.14 - Rep. Christina Hagan Announces Job Gains, Lower Unemployment Rate In Ohio

 
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State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Alliance) today announced that Ohio’s unemployment rate has fallen to 6.9 percent, according to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. 

 
 

02.14.14 - Rep. Christina Hagan Encourages Local College Grads To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 
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State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Alliance) has announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The commission, which works closely with the legislative caucuses of the Ohio General Assembly, will hire 20-plus fellows to work with members and staff at the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate during 2015.

 
 

02.04.14 - Reps. Christina Hagan, Cliff RosenbergerAnnounce Higher Education Study Committee Findings

 
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State Representatives Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) and Christina Hagan released the findings of the House Higher Education Study Committee during a press conference today at the Statehouse.

 
 

12.13.13 - Hagan Announces Funding For North Canton City Schools

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) has announced that North Canton City Schools has been selected to receive $4.6 million in funding through Ohio’s Straight A Fund.

 
 

12.05.13 - Representative Christina Hagan Announces House Passage Of School Safety Bill

 
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State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that would enhance the safety of children while at school. The legislation, House Bill 215, is known as the Law Officer Volunteers in Education (LOVE) Program.

 
 

11.20.13 - Rep. Hagan Announces House Passage Of Balanced Budget Resolution

 

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

 
 

11.13.13 - Rep. C. Hagan Applauds Resolution To Limit EPA Regulations

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Alliance) today applauded the passage of House Concurrent Resolution 29 through the Ohio House of Representatives.  The initiative calls for the President of United States to stop the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent regulations that will limit fuel diversity and increase energy costs.

 
 

11.04.13 - Reps. Hagan, Young Introducing Legislation To Limit Controlling Board Expenditure Authority

 
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In light of the recent actions of the Controlling Board, State Representatives Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) and Ron Young (R-Leroy), will soon introduce legislation to limit the Board’s expenditure authority.

 
 

10.31.13 - Reps. Hagan, Duffey Discuss DataOhio Initiative To Increase Transparency, Modernize Government

 
COLUMBUS - 

At a press conference at the Ohio Statehouse, State Representatives Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) and Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) unveiled a series of bills to modernize and increase transparency within Ohio government.

 
 

10.16.13 - Rep. Christina Hagan Applauds House Passage Of Bill To Reduce Drug Overdoses

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) today announced that the Ohio House unanimously passed House Bill 170, legislation that aims to reduce drug-related deaths by reversing the effects of certain drugs on the brain.

 
 

09.13.13 - Income Tax Reduction Offers New Savings For Ohioans

 

New tax changes in Ohio have set the stage for improved job success, a jumpstart in the economy and the ability for Ohio families to start saving more for their future.

 
 

08.05.13 - Rep. Christina Hagan Named Vice Chair Of House Study Committee

 
COLUMBUS - 

Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Alliance) is pleased to announce that she has been named the vice chair of the House Study Committee on Higher Education Reform.

 
 

07.10.13 - Rep. Christina Hagan Encourages Constituents To Submit Online Legislative Survey

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) has set up an online legislative survey in an effort to gain feedback from the residents of the 50th Ohio House District regarding a variety of state issues. The survey can be accessed at www.tinyurl.com/HaganBrochureSurvey.

 
 

06.21.13 - Rep. Christina Hagan Speaks To Girls At Buckeye Girls State In Alliance

 
ALLIANCE - 

State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) recently spoke to a group of high school students at Buckeye Girls State, a weeklong program designed to teach high school seniors about the workings of city, county and state government, as well as the ideals of good citizenship.

 
 

06.21.13 - New Website Brings More Openness To Government

 

When I talk to the residents of the 50th House District, I am encouraged by how interested they are in the actions being taken by the state legislature. They have every reason to be because the decisions legislators make in Columbus have an impact on Ohioans’ businesses and families, not to mention their tax dollars pay for what government does.

 
 

06.10.13 - Rep. Christina Hagan's H.B. 168 Receives Recognition From Award-Winning Filmmaker

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) will give testimony tomorrow afternoon on H.B. 168, the PSEO Expansion. Her testimony has attracted the attention of award-winning filmmaker Sarah Enright. Sarah’s crew will be in town filming the testimony as part of a documentary on the value of higher education.

 
 

05.21.13 - Hagan Applauds Local Waiters And Waitresses

 
COLUMBUS - 

With May 21st being National Waitstaff Day, State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) made the following statement.

 
 

05.16.13 - State Rep. Christina Hagan Announces Introduction Of Workforce Development Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) has introduced a bill that is aimed at increasing Ohio’s skilled labor workforce by giving high school students a viable option that can be an alternative or a compliment to college. It is designed to do this through an expansion of the Post Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO) that currently exists.

 
 

05.13.13 - Representative Christina Hagan To Host District Office Hours At The Flipside Grille In Magnolia

 
MAGNOLIA - 

State Representative Christina Hagan will host office hours at the Flipside Grille in Magnolia, Ohio on Friday, May 17th from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

 
 

05.01.13 - Representative Christina Hagan To Host District Office Hours At Thompson's Dairyland In Louisville

 
LOUISVILLE - 

State Representative Christina Hagan will host office hours at the Thompson’s Dairyland in Louisville, Ohio. The purpose of this meeting is to allow members of the community to come and speak with their state representative.

 
 

04.25.13 - Representative Christina Hagan To Host District Office Hours At Lake Branch Of Stark County Public Library

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Christina Hagan will host office hours at the Lake Branch of Stark County Public Library in Uniontown, Ohio.  The purpose of this meeting is to allow members of the community to come and speak with their state representative.

 
 

04.25.13 - Rep. Christina M. Hagan Applauds House Passage Of Biennial Budget

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed a comprehensive state operating budget that provides crucial assistance to schools and community programs, while at the same time reducing the burden on Ohio’s taxpayers.

 
 

04.12.13 - Online Committee Hearings Part Of Government Transparency

 

The state operating budget, which lays out the spending priorities for Ohio over the next two years, will soon be coming to the House floor for a vote. From the e-mails and phone calls I have received from constituents, I know that people have been following the process and understand its importance.

 
 

04.11.13 - Representative Christina Hagan To Host District Office Hours At Heggy's In Alliance

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) will host office hours at Heggy’s Confectionery in Alliance. The purpose of this meeting is to allow members of the community to come and speak with their state representative.

 
 

03.28.13 - Representative Christina Hagan Announces That Asset Management Modernization Act Becomes Law In Ohio

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Christina M. Hagan (R-Marlboro) announced that HB 479, also known as the Ohio Asset Management Modernization Act (AMMA), has become law.

 
 

03.27.13 - "Fiscal Integrity Act" Would Increase Government Accountability

 

It has been almost two years since the Ohio Supreme Court heard Zumbar v. Zeigler, a case that addressed the removal of former Stark County Treasurer Gary Zeigler, whose staff was alleged to have embezzled nearly $3 million in taxpayer money from his office.

 
 

03.21.13 - Representative Christina Hagan Announces House Passage Of Two Pieces Of Legislation To Help The Unemployed Get Back To Work

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) 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. In addition, Ohio House of Representatives yesterday 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.

 
 

01.28.13 - COLUMN: A Busy Legislative Session Ahead

 

In my position as state representative, there are many challenging issues that must be addressed during each two-year General Assembly session. But regardless of the hard work it takes, I consider it a true honor to represent the 50th House District, crafting legislation and serving as a link between you and state government.

 
 

01.23.13 - Rep. Christina Hagan Appointed To House Committees

 
COLUMBUS - 

Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) has appointed State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) to three House committees.