Representative Doug Green - House District 66
 

09.29.17 - House Transportation And Public Safety Committee To Hold Autonomous, Connected Vehicle Hearings

 
COLUMBUS - 

Today, State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab), Chairman of the House Transportation and Public Safety Committee, announced the committee will conduct a seven-month long study on autonomous and connected vehicles. 

 
 

09.22.17 - Representative Green Honors Williamsburg High School Softball Team

 
COLUMBUS - 

Yesterday, State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) presented a resolution honoring the Williamsburg High School softball team as the 2017 Division IV State Champions.

 
 

09.13.17 - State Rep. Doug Green Votes To Pass Disaster Relief Act Out Of Ohio House

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) today 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.

 
 

09.12.17 - U.S. Constitution Remains Relevant 230 Years Later

 
COLUMBUS - 

As Americans, we are joined together by a common idea and a single purpose: democracy. We live in a country created by individuals who endured tyranny and religious suppression, yet we have the confidence of knowing that the very thing that links us all is a document, created 230 years ago, that ensures a more perfect union for those living under its principles. On September 17, 1787, the founding leaders of this country met as part of the Constitutional Convention for the last time to sign the Constitution of the United States. They had the opportunity to seal with their own signature the fate of our country. 

 
 

09.07.17 - Guest Column From Rep. Green: State Budget Prioritizes Opioid Epidemic

 
COLUMBUS - 

It is hard to believe that the first half of 2017 is already over. As I look back at what the state legislature has accomplished so far, the state operating budget immediately comes to mind. This year, we prioritized the opiate epidemic, as we have continued to see the death toll from overdoses rise in disturbing numbers. It was necessary to have a strategy that addressed the many dimensions of this crisis. 

 
 

06.08.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Doug Green: The Greatest Symbol Of The American Tradition

 

Flag Day—it is perhaps America’s most underappreciated holiday of recognition. It falls on June 14th, making the days between Memorial Day and Independence Day a true time for reflection upon the morals and philosophies that encompass the American spirit. This year marks our flag’s 240th anniversary since its official adoption, 240 years that it has endured wars, expansions, modern developments, and more that our country has experienced.

 
 

05.24.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Doug Green: A Snapshot Of Ohio's State Transportation Budget

 

One of the most primary and necessary roles of the government is to fund our infrastructure—the vast system of roads, highways, and bridges that make up our country. The creation of these thoroughfares is at the discretion of the government for the public’s use, and therefore, it is the government’s responsibility to ensure they are properly maintained.

 
 

03.07.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Doug Green: Protecting Our Future Generations From Ohio's Opioid Epidemic

 

Over the past several years, the state of Ohio has been at war, battling against the scourge that is drug abuse and addiction. We’re all aware—heroin, opioids, and other illegal drugs have a detrimental impact on our families and communities. In some way, we are all connected to someone who has been personally affected by this issue. At the state level, we have a moral obligation to enact policies that promote the public health of our state, an objective the Ohio House has been striving towards.

 
 

03.01.17 - Rep. Green Announces Passage Of Bill Eliminating Requirement To Send Certified Mail

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) 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.

 
 

01.23.17 - State Representative Doug Green Named Committee Chair

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) announced that State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) has been appointed to serve as chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Public Safety, a committee in which he had previously served as vice chair.

 
 

01.03.17 - Rep. Green Sworn In As State Representative Of The 66th House District

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) was sworn in on January 5th as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. This will be his third term. He represents the 66th Ohio House District, which includes all of Brown County, as well as southeastern Clermont County.

 

 
 

08.02.16 - State Representative Doug Green: Sales Tax Holiday Set For First Weekend Of August

 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mount Orab) today announced that a sales tax holiday, created through the passage of Senate Bill 264, is set to be held the first weekend of August. The intent of the sales tax holiday is to provide parents with some tax relief during back-to-school shopping in preparation for the new school year and to stimulate economic activity for Ohio’s retailers.

 
 

05.24.16 - State Rep. Doug Green Applauds Concurrence Vote Of Bill Updating Requirements On County Auditors

 

The Ohio House of Representatives concurred on Senate changes to legislation that modifies and updates various state policies that impact county auditors.

 
 

05.18.16 - Legislation Urging Support For H.C.R 28 Passes The Ohio House

 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Concurrent Resolution 28, legislation urging the United States Congress to pass, and the President to sign into law, the Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015.

 
 

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

 

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

 
 

04.15.16 - Rep. Green Announces Introduction Of Bill To Fund Community Improvement Projects

 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) today announced that a bill to fund community improvement projects was introduced in the state legislature.

 
 

04.12.16 - Legislation Relaxing Hunting Permit Requirements For Active Military Passes Ohio House Of Representatives

 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation that relaxes hunting restrictions on deer or wild turkey for those on active military duty.

 
 

02.23.16 - Bill To Curb Drug Addiction In Expectant Mothers Passes Ohio House

 

During today’s voting session, the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 325, legislation targeted at encouraging expectant mothers who are addicted to heroin and opiates to seek medical help.

 
 

12.02.15 - Reps. Green, Grossman To Host Statehouse Ceremony Honoring Veterans And Their Families

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) and Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City) will be hosting an event December 7th in the Ohio Statehouse to honor America’s military heroes on the 74th Anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

 
 

09.02.15 - Reps. Green, O'Brien Introduce Bill To Curb Drug Addiction In Expectant Mothers

 
COLUMBUS - 

During a press conference at the Statehouse today, State Representatives Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) and Sean O’Brien (D-Bazetta) introduced legislation called “Maiden’s Law,” which is aimed at encouraging expectant mothers who are addicted to heroin and opiates to seek medical help.

 
 

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

 
COLUMBUS - 

Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) 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.

 
 

07.20.15 - Rep. Doug Green Encourages Area Residents To Contact County Emergency Management Agency For Flood Questions

 
COLUMBUS - 

In response to the recent flooding that has occurred in Brown County, State Representative Doug Green is encouraging residents of the county who are in need or who have safety questions to reach out to their local public safety offices.

 
 

07.01.15 - Rep. Green Applauds Legislation Aimed At Preventing Identity Theft

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) applauded the passage of Senate Bill 61 through the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday. This legislation would limit to whom a certified copy of a death certificate containing the decedent’s Social Security number may be issued in the first five years after the decedent’s death.

 
 

06.30.15 - State Rep. Green Supports Legislation To Simplify Prescription Process

 
COLUMBUS - 

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 116 with broad bipartisan support. This bill seeks to provide for partial drug prescription refills for the purpose of synchronizing multiple prescriptions for one patient. State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) voted in support of the bill.

 
 

05.27.15 - Rep. Green Applauds Ohio House Passage Of Bill Prohibiting The Sale Of Pure Caffeine

 
COLUMBUS - 

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 7, legislation that prohibits the sale of pure caffeine in the state of Ohio.

 
 

05.27.15 - Rep. Green Applauds House Passage Of Bill To Modify Ohio Department Of Agriculture Laws

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) announced that the Ohio House has passed House Bill 131, legislation that updates various sections of state law pertaining to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

 
 

05.27.15 - Rep. Green Votes For Bill To Promote Ohio's "Agritourism" Industry

 
COLUMBUS - 

Today, State Representative Doug Green (R – Mt. Orab) applauded the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that grants agritourism operators civil liability protection for injuries that occur during agritourism activities.

 
 

05.26.15 - Rep. Green Votes To Help People With Disabilities Meet Financial Needs

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R – Mt. Orab) applauded today’s House passage of legislation that allows the family members or guardians of Ohioans with disabilities to create their own tax-advantaged accounts.

 
 

05.21.15 - Rep. Green Applauds Passage Of Infant Mortality Resolution

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) today applauded the passage of House Concurrent Resolution 12, which declares Ohio’s current infant mortality rate a public health crisis and urges comprehensive preterm birth screenings for pregnant women in Ohio.

 
 

05.06.15 - Rep. Green Applauds Ohio House Passage Of Bill Allowing Motorcyclists To Purchase "Breast Cancer Awareness" License Plate

 
COLUMBUS - 

During today’s voting session, State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) voted for legislation that permits motorcyclists to apply for a “Breast Cancer Awareness” license plate. The bill passed with unanimous support on the House floor.

 
 

05.01.15 - Rep. Green Approves Bill Aimed At Increasing Government Efficiency And Accountability

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) voted for legislation aimed at increasing efficiency and saving taxpayer dollars in local governments and state agencies.

 
 

04.21.15 - Rep. Doug Green Votes To Create Permanent Online Tax Expenditure Database

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R- Mt. Orab) today voted in favor of House Bill 46, legislation that greatly improves government transparency by making it easier for Ohioans to search state government spending during each fiscal year.

 
 

03.17.15 - Rep. Green Applauds Passage Of Bill Protecting Elders From Financial Exploitation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R – Mt. Orab) has announced that the “Ohio Elder Justice Act” passed the House during today’s session. The legislation would strengthen the laws protecting elders from abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.

 
 

02.25.15 - Rep. Green Applauds Ohio House Passage Of Bill Regarding PARCC Testing In Schools

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) applauded the passage of House Bill 7, legislation that passed out of the House earlier this month that provides academic protections for students taking new state assessments during the 2014-15 school year. New assessments in mathematics and English language arts are supplied by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).

 
 

02.03.15 - Rep. Green To Serve On Additional House Committees

 
COLUMBUS - 

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) recently appointed State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) to the House Finance and Appropriations Committee.

 
 

01.05.15 - Doug Green Sworn In As State Representative Of The 66th House District

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) today was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 131st General Assembly. He represents the 66th Ohio
House District, which includes all of Brown County, as well as southeastern Clermont County.

 
 

08.29.14 - Labor Day: Then And Now

 

Labor Day is a day off work for many students and workers, but its meaning is often forgotten by those of all ages. We know this day is about more than having a cookout with friends, realizing that warm summer days are coming to a close, and marking the beginning of a new school year, but what is this holiday really about?

 
 

06.25.14 - Guest Column From Representative Doug Green

 

The Ohio House of Representatives has been working hard to pass legislation that will help some of the most vulnerable populations in our state. One of these pieces of legislation is House Bill 49, which focuses on keeping our seniors safe by combatting the abuse they may face.

 
 

05.23.14 - Guest Column From State Representative Doug Green

 

Every day soldiers are protecting our country and representing the values of America. These men and women take great risks to fight for our country; the greatest risk, of course, is that they may lose their life in defense of our freedoms.  Many soldiers have been killed serving our great nation and Memorial Day is the day we honor these lost veterans.

 
 

03.26.14 - Rep. Green Applauds Passage Of Legislation Offering Property Tax Relief To Disabled Veterans

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab ) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 85, legislation to enhance the homestead exemption for military veterans who are 100 percent disabled from a service-related disability.

 
 

03.06.14 - Representative Green Congratulates Ross-Gowdy House Grant Recipient

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) is pleased to congratulate the Historic New Richmond Ross-Gowdy House Museum as one of the 10 Ohio Historical Society History Fund grant recipients. The museum was honored at the 2014 Statehood Day luncheon in Columbus, Ohio on February 27th.

 

 
 

02.20.14 - Rep. Green Announces House Approval Of Additional Calamity Days

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt Orab) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation to increase the number of calamity days that school districts are allocated for the 2013-2014 school year.

 
 

02.13.14 - Rep. Green Encourages Local College Grads To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) 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.

 
 

02.13.14 - Rep. Green Announces Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute Summer Program

 
COLUMBUS - 

Representative Doug Green (Mt. Orab) is encouraging middle school and high school students to apply for the 2014 Appalachian Regional Commission-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute.

 
 

02.04.14 - Representative Green Receives The 2013 Legislator Of The Year Award From ABATE

 
COLUMBUS - 

On February 1st, Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) received the 2013 Legislator of the Year Award from the American Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE) of Ohio’s Annual State Seminar and Awards Banquet. ABATE is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the rights, improving the image, and promoting safe operating practice’s of Ohio motorcyclists.

 
 

01.23.14 - Representatives Green And Landis Introduce Motorcycle Road Guard Certificate Bill

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) and Al Landis (R-Dover) recently introduced legislation that will create the motorcycle road guard certificate and training program to allow certified individuals to function as traffic controllers.

 
 

01.21.14 - Ohio House Passes Legislation To Protect Children At School

 

This past November, the Ohio House of Representatives successfully passed an important piece of legislation, House Bill 296. This bill seeks to better protect children while they are at school, easing the minds of many parents across the state.

 
 

11.27.13 - Giving Thanks For Our Many Blessings

 

There is only one day a year when we can all come together, with family, friends and loved ones, to relax, watch football and enjoy a delicious meal. And that is Thanksgiving.

 
 

10.18.13 - Rep. Doug Green Encourages College Students To Apply For Statehouse Page Program

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) is encouraging undergraduate students from the 66th House District to apply for Ohio House of Representatives legislative page opportunities. Paging for the legislature provides an opportunity for self-motivated, outgoing college students to gain an understanding of the legislative process by actively participating in it.

 
 

09.18.13 - House Study Committee Brings Wide Range Of Opinions To The Table

 

For a little more than a month, the Ohio House of Representatives has been conducting hearings throughout the state to hear from residents about some of the issues that most affect their lives. These study committees have addressed subjects like tax reform, higher education, and prescription drug addiction and other healthcare issues.

 
 

08.09.13 - Rep. Green Named To Summer Tax Reform Committee

 
COLUMBUS - 

Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) has appointed State Representative Doug Green (R-Mount Orab) to serve on the Tax Reform Legislative Study Committee, one of three bipartisan committees that will meet over the summer.

 
 

07.11.13 - Rep. Green Encourages Constituents To Submit Online Legislative Survey

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) has set up an online legislative survey in an effort to gain feedback from the residents of the 66th Ohio House District regarding a variety of state issues. The survey can be accessed at: http://tinyurl.com/GreenConstituentSurvey

 
 

06.26.13 - Rep. Green Honors UC Clermont Baseball Team

 
COLUMBUS - 

During today’s session of the Ohio House of Representatives, State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) presented a resolution to the University of Cincinnati Clermont men’s baseball team for its 2013 United State Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship.

 
 

06.25.13 - Honoring The Sacrifices Of Our Military Heroes

 

Each House session begins with the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer from a guest pastor or minister. It is a time for reflection and contemplation about the many blessings that we enjoy as Americans.

 
 

02.20.13 - Rep. Green, Members Of Manufacturing And Workforce Development Committee Hold Regional Hearing In Lima

 
LIMA - 

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) and members of the House Manufacturing and Workforce Development Committee yesterday held a regional hearing in Lima, as part of several events lawmakers participated in prior to Governor John Kasich’s State of the State address. The committee was a joint event with the Ohio Senate’s Workforce and Economic Development Committee.

 
 

02.12.13 - Reps. Green, Thompson Offer Sponsor Testimony On AUP Audits Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Doug Green (R-Mount Orab) and Andy Thompson (R-Marietta) today testified before the House State and Local Government Committee in support of House Bill 6, which strives to lower auditing costs for political subdivisions and increase these entities’ participation in audits.

 
 

01.23.13 - Representative Green Appointed To House Committees

 

State Rep. Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab.) has been appointed by Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) to three House standing committees for the 130th Ohio General Assembly.