Representative Diane V. Grendell - House District 76
 

07.30.20 - Grendell Announces Legislation To Halt State Of Ohio Board Of Pharmacy's Ban Of Hydroxychloroquine

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) announces she will introduce legislation to stop the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy’s decision to halt the use of hydroxychloroquine in order to treat COVID-19.  The original memo from the Board stated the rule would go into effect on Thursday, July 30.

 
 

07.21.20 - Grendell Invited To Join Portage Fraternal Order Of Police

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) announces that she has been invited to join the Portage Fraternal Order of Police. This invite is from the local Portage Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70, which consists of retired and active police officers from all the Portage County police departments.

 
 

07.20.20 - Grendell Appointed To Ohio Council Of Interstate Adult Offender Supervision

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) announces her appointment to the Ohio Council of Interstate Adult Offender Supervision. Speaker of the House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) recently made the appointment of Grendell to the body.

 
 

07.13.20 - Grendell Announces Controlling Board Approval Of Significant Local School Funding

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) announces the State Controlling Board has approved the release of coronavirus relief aid to support local schools preparing for the start of the upcoming school year. 

 
 

07.10.20 - Grendell Announces 'Truth In COVID-19 Statistics Bill' Assigned To Senate Committee

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) announces that House Bill 624, known as the Truth in COVID-19 Statistics Bill, has been assigned to the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee. The legislation seeks to gather more specifics on the figures being released by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) as it relates to the coronavirus.

 
 

07.02.20 - 'Truth In COVID-19 Statistics Bill' Assigned To Senate Committee

 

After passing within the Ohio House a few weeks ago, the Truth in COVID-19 Statistics Bill has now been assigned to the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee and is awaiting its first hearing, which has yet to be scheduled. The legislation seeks to gather more specifics on the figures being released by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) as it relates to the coronavirus. 

 
 

06.30.20 - Grendell's 'Good Samaritan Expansion Bill' Passes Senate

 

Today was another step forward for State Rep. Diane Grendell’s (R-Chesterland) bill protecting first responders, doctors, nurses, businesses, and individuals from unwarranted COVID-19 litigation.

 
 

06.19.20 - Grendell Speaks At Event In Support Of The Clean Ohio Program

 

Today, State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) had the opportunity to speak at the opening of the Blue Heron Preserve, located in Burton, Ohio. The event marked the beginning of allowing the public to utilize the preserves’ outside space as the state and nation continues to battle the ongoing threat of COVID-19.

 
 

06.16.20 - Ohio House Passes Animal Abuse Reporting Requirements Legislation

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) voted to support House Bill 33, which requires professionals who encounter abused animals to report those suspected cases. The legislation passed in the Ohio House by a nearly unanimous vote of 90-2.

 
 

06.12.20 - Grendell Supports Offsetting Budget Reductions For Public Education

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) and the Ohio House today approved Senate amendments to House Bill 164, which will provide school districts in Geauga and Portage Counties with additional public education funding to offset budget reductions made earlier this year.

 
 

06.12.20 - Grendell Backs Substantial Broadband Bill

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) voted to support House Bill 13 - one of the Ohio House’s priority pieces of legislation - that will help to expand broadband to the nearly one million Ohioans lacking a reliable internet connection, including 300,000 households having no broadband options. The significant legislation passed in the Ohio House late yesterday.

 
 

06.11.20 - Grendell Announces Support For Opening Of County Fairs

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) announces an initiative to help the Great Geauga County Fair and the Portage County Randolph Fair. The plan simultaneously supports youth involved in the 4-H Club and the Future Farmers of America.

 

 
 

06.10.20 - Grendell's 'Truth In COVID-19 Statistics' Passes Ohio House

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) announces House Bill 624, known as the Truth in COVID-19 Statistics bill, has passed in the Ohio House. The legislation seeks to gather more specifics on the figures being released by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) as it pertains to the coronavirus. Grendell spoke to the bill on the House floor today.

 
 

06.09.20 - Grendell's 'Truth In COVID-19 Statistics' Passes House Committee

 

Today, the House State and Local Government Committee passed the Truth in COVID-19 Statistics bill. State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) is the primary sponsor and had previously testified in support of the legislation, which seeks to gather more specifics on the figures being released by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) as it pertains to the coronavirus.  

 
 

06.04.20 - Grendell Supports Local Project Financing And COVID-19 Relief Funding

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) voted to support Senate Bill 310, which will provide continued capital reappropriations financing and federal COVID-19 relief funding to educational institutions and local governments. Grendell acknowledged how this support will positively impact the region

 
 

05.28.20 - Grendell's 'Good Samaritan Expansion Bill' Passes Ohio House

 

Today, State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) announces that House Bill 606, known as the Good Samaritan Expansion Bill, passed out of the Ohio House of Representatives. The legislation protects individuals, healthcare professionals, and businesses from unforeseen liability arising out of the pandemic. As primary sponsor of the bill, Grendell spoke to it on the House floor.

 
 

05.27.20 - Grendell Testifies In Support Of 'Truth In COVID-19 Statistics' Legislation

 

Today, the House State and Local Government Committee held its first hearing for the Truth in COVID-19 Statistics bill. State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) is the primary sponsor and testified in support of the legislation, which seeks to gather more specifics on the figures being released by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) as it pertains to the coronavirus.  

 
 

05.21.20 - Grendell Votes To Support Aisha's Law

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) yesterdayvoted to support House Bill 3, known as Aisha’s Law, which provides further protections for victims of domestic violence. The bill passed in a bipartisan and unanimous vote in the Ohio House. Grendell is a co-sponsor of the legislation.

 
 

05.19.20 - Grendell Testifies On Her Good Samaritan Expansion Bill

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) offered sponsor testimony on her legislation, House Bill 606, The Good Samaritan Expansion Bill. 

 
 

05.05.20 - Grendell Recognizes National Teachers Appreciation Day

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) recognizes today, May 5, 2020, as National Teachers Appreciation Day. The day is to acknowledge the significance and importance of all the work teachers provide to students across the United States.

 
 

05.01.20 - Grendell Asks For Transparency In COVID-19 Statistics

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) announces she is currently drafting the Truth in COVID-19 Statistics bill, which intends to seek more specifics on the daily and weekly figures being released by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) as it pertains to the coronavirus.

 
 

04.30.20 - Grendell Appointed To Selection Committee For 59th House District Vacancy

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) announces she has been appointed by Speaker Householder to a new selection committee that will fill the vacancy of the late State Rep. Don Manning’s 59th Ohio House district, which includes most of Mahoning County.

 
 

04.24.20 - Grendell Pushes For Organizations To Access PPE Through New Online Exchange

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) encourages health departments and hospitals, first responders and other organizations to utilize the newly-launched Ohio Manufacturing Alliance’s Ohio Emergency PPE Makers’ Exchange. The exchange is an online marketplace for organizations to access a personal protective equipment (PPE) being created by Ohio manufacturers.

 
 

04.23.20 - Grendell Recognizes National Child Abuse Prevention Month

 

This month and throughout the year, State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making Ohio a better place for children and families. By ensuring that parents have the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to care for their children, we can help prevent child abuse and neglect.

 
 

04.21.20 - Grendell Applauds Significant Local Transit, Coronavirus-Relief Funding

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) applauded the State Controlling Board’s recent approval of measures allocating funding toward local transit across Geauga County due to the pandemic and for other coronavirus-relief appropriations.

 
 

04.15.20 - Grendell Seeks Small Business Input

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) is seeking input from small businesses on how they would proceed in returning to work presently with coronavirus safety measures in place, how they’ve been financially impacted, and any government hurdles they believe they may face due to the pandemic.

 
 

04.14.20 - Grendell Participates In Second White House Briefing With President Trump On COVID-19

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) participated in another phone briefing with President Trump, Senior Administration Officials, and state/local leaders regarding an update on efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 

04.09.20 - Criminal Sentencing Subcommittee Makes Progress Towards Reform

 

After nine months of committee meetings, discussions, and substantial testimony, the Ohio House of Representatives Criminal Justice Subcommittee on Criminal Sentencing has narrowed down its focus on sentencing reform. Top recommendations from the subcommittee include:

 

 
 

04.08.20 - Grendell Introduces Bill Protecting Essential Businesses

 

Today, state Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) introduced “The Good Samaritan Expansion Bill.” The bill seeks to grant individuals who are engaged in “essential” operations (hospital workers, volunteers, grocery store employees, churches, delivery drivers, etc.) immunity from liability for injury, death, or loss that was caused by the transmission of COVID-19 during the period of emergency declared by Executive Order 2020-01D. 

 
 

04.05.20 - Grendell Recognizes National Public Health Week

 

This year, National Public Health Week (NPHW) may be more important than ever.

 
 

04.02.20 - Grendell Participates In White House Briefing On COVID-19

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) participated today in a phone briefing with Anthony Fauci (Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases), Larry Kudlow (Assistant to the President for Economic Policy), Senior Administration Officials, and state/local leaders regarding COVID-19 developments.

 
 

03.31.20 - Grendell Advocates For Manufacturers To Produce PPE

 

Manufacturers across Ohio have the opportunity to meet the demand of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as the health care industry faces shortages during the pandemic.

 
 

03.26.20 - Grendell Supports Coronavirus-Response Legislation

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) voted to approve House Bill 197, which included several provisions that fix and address many issue-areas affected during the coronavirus outbreak. The measure passed out of both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly.

 
 

03.23.20 - Grendell Encourages Small Businesses To Apply For Disaster Loan Assistance

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) applauded the approval of Ohio’s application for small businesses and non-profits to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) during the coronavirus pandemic.

 
 

03.18.20 - State Representative Grendell Asks For Input From Constituents

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) is asking for input on ways that communities can help each other during the coronavirus pandemic. 

 
 

03.17.20 - Grendell Provides Unemployment Benefits And Small Business Relief Resources

 

As closures begin to impact employment and small businesses, State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) suggests those individuals apply for resources to assist them and their families. 

 
 

03.16.20 - Grendell Statement On Coronavirus

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) has released the following statement amid concerns of the coronavirus:

 
 

03.13.20 - State Representative Grendell Meets With Northeast Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) recently met with Mikayla Menn, Renee DiSelvo, and Jerry Rischel with the Northeast Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association to discuss House Bill 484. The group discussed the profession of athletic training, the sorts of care that athletic trainers provide, and how House Bill 484 will affect the profession.

 
 

03.12.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Discusses Education And School Funding With Dr. Michael Bates

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) recently met with Dr. Michael Bates, president of Notre Dame Cathedral Latin School in Chardon, to discuss education and school funding in Ohio. During the meeting Dr. Bates shared with Grendell the importance of early childhood education as well as the challenges that many schools face with funding school transportation.

 
 

03.10.20 - Representative Grendell Pushes Ag-Link Program For Farmers During 'Ohio Agriculture Week'

 

Farmers and agriculture business owners have until March 20 to take advantage of the Agricultural Linked Deposit Program (Ag-Link). 

 
 

03.09.20 - State Representative Grendell Welcomes Ohio Beverage Association Members To Columbus

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) welcomed members of the Ohio Beverage Association at her office in Columbus. The group was at the Statehouse for the Ohio Beverage Association’s annual Legislative Day, which included members of several beverage-producing businesses and the discussion focused on issues that are facing the beverage industry.

 
 

03.05.20 - Grendell Protects Retirees With Introduction Of OPERS Legislation

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) has recently introduced House Bill 530, which regards the fees and salaries payed out by the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System Board. Additionally, the bill establishes the Committee on Pension Fees and Salaries that will investigate the fees and salaries paid out by all five public pension boards.

 
 

03.04.20 - Grendell Highlights Advanced Technology At St. Anselm School Tour

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) recently visited the St. Anselm school in Chesterland to tour the school’s new computer science classroom and have the opportunity to talk with students. The computer science classroom is teaching St. Anselm students computer and technology skills that will help them excel in the information age. 

 
 

03.03.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Discusses Youth Mental Health

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) recently met Jay Bishop and Dr. Richard Markwardt of West Geauga Local Schools to discuss various issues relating to the mental health of children and how schools are caring for their students’ emotional well-being. 

 
 

02.27.20 - Representative Grendell Updates OPERS Protection Bill

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) has spent the past several weeks working on a bill that will protect Ohio public retirees, their benefits, and will add much needed oversight to all five Ohio Pension Boards. The bill is a response to the announcement of changes to health coverage and a possible COLA freeze from the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) Board in January. 

 
 

02.24.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Welcomes Farm Bureau Members To Columbus

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) welcomed members of the Geauga and Portage County Farm Bureaus at her office in Columbus. The groups were at the Statehouse for the Ohio Farm Bureau’s annual AgDay at the Capitol and visited Grendell’s office to discuss several issues facing farmers in Geauga and Portage counties. 

 
 

02.21.20 - Grendell Supports E-Check Elimination Resolution Passage

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) supported today’s Ohio House passage of House Resolution 247, which calls upon Congress and the President to change the Federal Clean Air Act to eliminate the E-Check program. Grendell spoke about the resolution on the House floor.

 
 

02.18.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Meets With PARTA Officials

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) recently met with several officials from the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority (PARTA) to discuss the impact that PARTA has on their community and how the Authority has used state funds to improve their services.

 
 

02.13.20 - Grendell Supports First Responders Legislation

 

On Wednesday, the Ohio House passed House Bill 308, which allows peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical workers who have PTSD due to employment to be eligible for compensation and benefits regardless if they already suffer from an accompanying physical injury or not. State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) supported the initiative.

 
 

02.12.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Focuses On Fighting For Townships

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) met with various township officials at the Statehouse in Columbus on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 to discuss several pressing issues that townships are facing. These issues include annexation of land by neighboring cities and price gouging of water and sewer service by cities on the residents of townships.

 
 

02.10.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Serves As Ohio House Speaker For The Day

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) had the honor and privilege to serve as Speaker for the Day for the House of Representatives and presided over a House session that determined bill committee assignments on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020.

 
 

02.06.20 - Grendell Supports Ohio House Passage Of Education Reform, Creates The Buckeye Opportunity Scholarship Program

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) voted in support of Senate Bill 89, the legislation repeals the controversial EdChoice voucher program and replaces it with the Buckeye Opportunity Scholarship, which gives first priority to low-income students. The Ohio House passed Senate Bill 89 by a vote of 88-7.

 
 

02.04.20 - Grendell Announces Boating Safety Education Grant For Geauga County

 

Geauga County has been approved for a Boating Safety Education Grant of $6,989.75, announced State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland).

 
 

02.03.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Filing Legislation To Declare Ohio Second Amendment Protective State

 

State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) will be filing legislation on Thursday, February 6th to declare Ohio a Second Amendment Protective State. Her resolution will mirror similar resolutions passed at the county and township levels across the nation.

 
 

01.31.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Presented With The National Security Leadership Award

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) was awarded the National Security Leadership Award for historic investments in early care and education in the FY 20-21 state budget, ensuring a strong, fit, and educated citizenry. 

 
 

01.30.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Meets With Director Of Department Of Agriculture

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) met with Dorothy Pelanda, director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture yesterday. They discussed issues related to agriculture in Grendell’s district. 

 
 

01.28.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Tours Local Business In Portage County

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) recently toured Trelleborg, a sealing sytems provider located in Aurora. The tour of the facility was conducted by employees of Trelleborg, along with Karen Pope, chief of staff for Aurora Mayor Ann Womer-Benjamin, and Aurora’s Finance Director Tim Clymer. 

 
 

01.23.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Invites Constituents To Testify At Energy And Natural Resources Committee

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) invited Jim MacNeal and Walter ‘Skip’ Claypool to Columbus today to testify on House Resolution 247. Heard in the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, this resolution would urge Congress and President Trump to amend the Federal Clean Air Act and dismantle the E-Check program.

 
 

01.21.20 - State Representative Grendell Protecting OPERS Retirees With Upcoming Legislation

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) is currently drafting legislation to help current and future retirees covered through the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) after the announcement that health care benefits for retired public employees will be reduced.

 
 

01.15.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Shadows APRN At Cleveland Clinic Beachwood

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) recently shadowed an advanced practice registered nurse Erin Ross, along with other staff, at the Cleveland Clinic’s Head and Neck Clinic. Located in Beachwood, Ohio, this clinic is one of the most distinguished otolaryngology medical centers in the entire nation.

 
 

01.13.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Meets With Wife Of Former Egypt Prime Minister Anwar Sadat

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) met with Mrs. Jehan Sadat, the wife of the former Prime Minister of Egypt, Anwar Sadat. The meeting took place at Sadat’s home in Egypt.

 
 

01.08.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Visits Hiram College, Tours Garfield Home

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) recently visited Hiram College, talked with students, and toured the home of former United States President James Garfield.

 
 

01.06.20 - State Representative Diane Grendell Swears In Portage County Elected Officials

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) had the esteemed honor of swearing in Portage County’s elected officials as they took their oaths of office. She, along with Hiram Mayor Lou Bertrand, spent the evening facilitating the event. Grendell swore-in elected officials from:

 
 

12.24.19 - Merry Christmas From State Representative Diane V. Grendell

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) extends her wish for everyone to have a Merry Christmas this year. 

 
 

12.19.19 - State Representative Diane Grendell Works With Children At Chesterland Rotary's Breakfast With Santa

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) participated in the Chesterland Rotary’s 29th annual breakfast with Santa Clause.

 
 

12.18.19 - State Representative Diane Grendell Discusses Issues Concerning Ursuline College

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) visited with Ursuline College to discuss dynamic science issues. Grendell met with Erin Gay Miyoshi, Ursuline’s Director of Development. She plans to visit the college in the future, as many of her constituents attend or will be attending. 

 
 

12.17.19 - State Representative Diane Grendell Participates In Ride-Along

 

State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) took time to experience a “day in the life” of a state patrolman. Grendell participated in a ride-along with Ohio State Highway Patrol Officer Dominic Danesi. 

 
 

12.16.19 - Geauga, Portage Counties Receiving Air Quality Improvement Grants

 

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made the announcement of $13 million in grants to help reduce the amount of air pollutants throughout Ohio, including for Geauga and Portage counties. State Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) applauded the effort.

 
 

12.11.19 - State Representative Diane Grendell Applauds Success Of Follow-up Criminal Sentencing Subcommittee Hearing

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) and her Criminal Sentencing Subcommittee held their second hearing on meaningful criminal sentencing reform yesterday, December 10 at the Ohio Statehouse. Continuing from the success of its regional hearing at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, the subcommittee kept the dialogue open on ways the legislature can: 

 
 

12.10.19 - State Representative Diane Grendell Hosts St. Anselm's Computer Programming Students

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) had the pleasure of hosting St. Anselm’s Computer Programming students, along with their faculty, today at the Ohio Statehouse. St. Anselm students travelled to Columbus to participate in Computer Science Advocacy Day. The students met with Grendell and asked questions regarding computer coding education in K-12, and questioned the lack of women in the STEM industries. 

 
 

12.09.19 - Representative Grendell Sponsors Legislation Strengthening Townships

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) has sponsored the Ohio Township Omnibus Legislation – a bill that strengthens the efficiency and flexibility for the local levels of government throughout the state.

 
 

12.05.19 - State Rep. Diane Grendell Announces Criminal Sentencing Subcommittee Follow-up Hearing

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) announced that the Criminal Sentencing Subcommittee will hold a follow-up hearing to its regional hearing at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. The subcommittee plans to continue the conversation on ways the legislature can:

 
 

12.04.19 - State Rep. Diane Grendell Hosts Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French

 

State Rep. Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) has the honor of hosting Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French at the Chesterland Rotary Club.

 
 

12.02.19 - Funding Announced For Geauga, Portage Counties

 

The State Controlling Board has approved the release of funding for local projects in Geauga and Portage counties, State Representative Diane Grendell announced today.

 
 

11.26.19 - Local Pastor Gives Invocation At Statehouse For Representative Diane V. Grendell

 

State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) invited longtime friend Pastor Ernie Sanders to invocate the House of Representatives Session on November 20, 2019. Pastor Sanders, who recently returned from visiting the Holy Land, spent the morning meeting with Representative Grendell, touring the statehouse, and provided invocation prior to observing session.

 
 

11.26.19 - State Representative Diane V. Grendell Seeks Solutions On Criminal Sentencing Reform

 

Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) applauds Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Jonathan Witmer-Rich for providing testimony at the Criminal Sentencing Subcommittee’s regional hearing at Case Western Reserve on Friday, November 15. 

 
 

11.25.19 - State Representative Diane V. Grendell Donates 55lb Turkey To St. Anselm's Thanksgiving Dinner

 

State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) provided a 55lb turkey to St. Anselm for their free Thanksgiving Dinner.

 
 

11.20.19 - State Representative Diane Grendell Hosts Liberty Camp Geauga And Geauga Tea Party

 

State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) welcomed members of Liberty Camp Geauga and members of the Geauga County Tea Party to the Ohio Statehouse today.

 
 

11.19.19 - State Representative Diane Grendell Hosts Oncologist Dr. Xuan Huang And Daughter Wendi Song

 

COLUMBUS-State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) welcomed University Hospital’s renowned Dr. Xuan Huang and her daughter Wendi Song to the Ohio Statehouse today. Dr. Huang and Wendi were invited to spend the day with Representative Grendell and experience state government.

 
 

11.07.19 - State Representative Diane Grendell Honors Veterans Day

 

COLUMBUS - While Veterans Day occurs on November 11th, every day should be spent honoring the sacrifice and courage that our veterans exhibit. The freedom and liberties that we hold dear as Americans are only possible through the valor and service of those men and women willing to protect our home.

 
 

10.28.19 - State Representative Diane V. Grendell Supports Local Childrens' Organization 4H By Purchasing 55lb Grand Champion Turkey

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) recently supported the local childrens’ organization 4H by purchasing their grand champion turkey at the Geauga County Fair. The 55lb turkey was purchased from Kyle Borah.

 
 

10.25.19 - Representative Diane Grendell Announces Case Western Reserve Regional Hearing For Criminal Justice Subcommittee On Criminal Sentencing

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) and State Representative Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) announced today that the Criminal Justice Subcommittee on Criminal Sentencing will be holding a regional hearing at the revered ‘Case Western Reserve University School of Law’.

 
 

10.18.19 - Representative Diane V. Grendell Wants Your Input

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) would like her constituents’ opinion on House Bill 208, which seeks to increase the penalty for assault if the victim is a sports official.

 
 

10.08.19 - State Representative Diane Grendell Commends Ohio Farm Bureau On Their 100th Anniversary

 

COLUMBUS- State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) recently commended the Ohio Farm Bureau while they celebrated their centennial.  Both the Geauga County Farm Bureau along with the Portage County Farm Bureau received commendations from Representative Grendell, who was honored to attend their celebrations.

 
 

09.26.19 - Representative Grendell's Committee Hears Bill On Vicious Dogs

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) and her Criminal Justice Subcommittee on Criminal Sentencing Reform heard testimony on House Bill 37, which seeks to revise the law about nuisance, dangerous, and vicious dogs.

 
 

09.25.19 - State Representative Diane Grendell Receives Distinguished Service Award From The Ohio Judicial Conference

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) received a distinguished service award for her 18 years on the bench from the esteemed Ohio Judicial Conference. The Ohio Judicial Conference was enacted in May of 1963 with the goals of studying the co-ordination of the work of the several courts of Ohio, to encourage uniformity in the application of the law, to promote an exchange of experience and suggestions respecting the operation of the judicial system, and to consider the business and problems pertaining to the administration of justice and make recommendations of improvement.

 
 

09.12.19 - Representative Diane Grendell Hires Local Student

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) has hired intern David Cavanagh to assist in her office. David is a sophomore at The Ohio State University studying evolution & ecology, with a minor in political science. He will be assisting Representative Grendell in helping her constituents.

 
 

07.25.19 - State Representative Diane V. Grendell Fights To Protect Battered Women

 

In continuing in helping her constituents, State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) fought to bring $50,000 in each fiscal year to be appropriated to the Battered Women’s Shelter, and $200,000 in each fiscal year to be appropriated to the FASTER Saves Lives Program.

 
 

06.20.19 - Representative Grendell Announces House Passage Of Legislation Creating New Nonstandard License Plates

 

COLUMBUS – Representative Grendell (R-Chesterland) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 262, legislation that creates nine new nonstandard license plates. They will have a $10 fee and a $15 to $25 contribution to the organization.

 
 

06.06.19 - Representative Grendell Announces Committee And Board Assignments

 

COLUMBUS — State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) announced her committee and board assignments for the 133rd General Assembly today:

 
 

06.04.19 - Representative Grendell Releases A Statement On The Anniversary Of The 19th Amendment Ratification

 

COLUMBUS — State Representative Diane V. Grendell (R-Chesterland) released the following statement today on the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment: