Representative Craig S. Riedel - House District 82
 

11.01.17 - Rep. Riedel Applauds Passage Of Bill Prohibiting Abortions On Unborn Children With Down Syndrome

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) today applauded the passage of House Bill 214, legislation prohibiting abortions on unborn children who have or may have Down syndrome.

 
 

10.05.17 - Rep. Riedel Announces Open Application Period For 2017 School Bus Rebate Program

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig Riedel (R-Defiance) today announced that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now accepting applications for its 2017 School Bus Rebate Program.

 
 

09.20.17 - Ohio House Passes Legislation To Create Full-Time Paulding County Municipal Court

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) today announced that the Ohio House has passed House Bill 215, legislation he sponsored to allow the part-time Paulding County County Court to become the full-time Paulding County Municipal Court.

 
 

09.20.17 - "Drive Ohio Byways Month" Designated By House Bill 159

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Craig Riedel (R-Defiance) today announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation that would designate the month of May as “Drive Ohio Byways Month.”

 
 

09.14.17 - State Rep. Riedel Votes To Pass Disaster Relief Act Out Of Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) announced the passage of the Disaster Relief Act, legislation sponsored by Rep. Scott Ryan (R-Granville) that will exempt out-of-state businesses and employees from certain taxes when they come to Ohio for disaster-related work.

 
 

09.13.17 - Rep. Riedel Honors Local Cycling Champion

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig Riedel (R-Defiance) today presented a resolution honoring Krystal Albright for winning the 2017 Ohio State Cycling Championship during the Special Olympics Summer Games this past June in Columbus.

 
 

08.17.17 - State Rep. Riedel Encourages Schools To Apply For Statehouse Transportation Grants

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) today announced that the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board and the Capitol Square Foundation will open their online application process for school transportation grants on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

 
 

08.03.17 - Representative Riedel Appointed To The Defiance County Transportation Improvement District Board

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) has been appointed by Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) to the Defiance County Transportation Improvement District Board. The Defiance County TID Board was established to be a cooperative countywide coalition to take advantage of the opportunities and benefits made available through a Transportation Improvement District. There are currently five voting members of the Defiance County TID Board including the three County Commissioners, County Engineer Warren Schlatter, and County Auditor Jill Little.

 
 

07.10.17 - Rep. Riedel Applauds Historic Veto Override Vote

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig Riedel (R-Defiance) 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.

 
 

06.29.17 - Representative Riedel Votes To Send Budget Bill To Governor

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives has approved the conference committee report on Amended Substitute House Bill 49, the state operating budget. With a major focus on combating Ohio’s dangerous drug epidemic and ensuring that schools receive vital funding, the legislation provides support to areas most in need and keeps spending under the rate of inflation over the biennium.

 
 

06.22.17 - Representative Riedel Announces Passage Of Legislation Strengthening Distracted Driving Penalties

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) today announced that the Ohio House passed legislation aimed at decreasing distracted driving across the state by imposing up to a $100 fine on offenders in addition to the standard fine established for the moving violation they are cited for.

 
 

05.18.17 - Rep. Riedel Announces Passage Of Bill To Help Police Better Communicate With Disabled Ohioans

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) today announced passage of House Bill 115, which would establish a voluntary program to help facilitate effective communication between law enforcement and individuals with communication disabilities.

 
 

05.11.17 - Representative Riedel Introduces Legislation To Create A Full Time Paulding County Municipal Court

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) recently introduced House Bill 215, companion legislation to Senator Cliff Hite’s (R-Findlay) Senate Bill 141. The bill would allow the part time Paulding County County Court to become the full time Paulding County Municipal Court.

 
 

05.03.17 - Representative Craig S. Riedel Votes No On House Budget Plan

 
Columbus - 

The Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed House Bill 49, the state operating budget. The bill, which appropriates more than $122 billion dollars for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, passed 58 to 37.  

 
 

03.31.17 - Representatives Craig S. Riedel And Kristina Roegner Introduce Prevailing Wage Bill In The Ohio House

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) and Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson) recently introduced House Bill 163 in the Ohio House, Representative Riedel’s first bill.

 
 

03.30.17 - Representative Riedel Announces Passage Of Legislation To Assist Local Governments In Fiscal Emergency

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) announced that the Ohio House yesterday passed legislation to assist local governments when the Auditor of State has declared a fiscal emergency within a municipal corporation, county, or township. House Bill 103 makes reforms to the appointing authorities and updates the composition of financial planning and supervision commissions, which are established to develop a solution to such fiscal situations.

 
 

03.23.17 - Representative Riedel Announces Passage Of Legislation To Protect Ohio's Vulnerable Populations

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) 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.

 
 

03.09.17 - Rep. Riedel Supports Legislation Creating State Bond Bank

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) yesterday announced the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that would create a state bond bank to be administered by the office of the State Treasurer.

 
 

03.01.17 - Representative Riedel Votes For State Transportation Budget

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) voted to approve House Bill 26, the state transportation budget, a two-year funding plan that addresses Ohio’s infrastructure needs while utilizing innovations in technology and maintaining a competitive tax structure.

 
 

03.01.17 - Rep. Riedel Announces Passage Of Bill Creating Definition Of Microbusiness

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) today announced the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that creates the definition of “microbusiness” in statute.

 
 

02.28.17 - Representative Riedel Announces Passage Of Bill Eliminating Requirement To Send Certified Mail

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) today announced passage of House Bill 34, which gives state agencies, local governments and other government entities an alternative to sending documents via certified mail, a practice that costs these organizations significantly more money than utilizing traditional first-class mail.

 
 

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

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Riedel (R-Defiance) 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.

 
 

02.16.17 - Representative Riedel Applauds Passage Of Legislation Regarding Penalties For Trafficking And Possession Of Cocaine

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) yesterday 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.

 
 

02.03.17 - Representative Riedel To Hold District Office Hours

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Craig Riedel (R-Defiance) today announced that he will be holding his first district office hours as the state representative of the 82nd House District. “Coffee with Craig” will take place at the following time and location:

 
 

01.31.17 - Rep. Craig Riedel Appointed To Three Ohio House Committees

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today announced that State Representative Craig Riedel (R-Defiance) has been appointed to serve on three Ohio House committees.

 
 

01.06.17 - Representative Riedel Sworn In As State Representative Of The 82nd House District

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Craig Riedel (R-Defiance) was sworn in yesterday as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. He represents the 82nd Ohio House District, which includes Defiance, Paulding and Van Wert counties, as well as part of Auglaize County.