Rep. Holmes pictured with family and friends after being sworn in the 132nd General Assembly
Rep. Holmes pictured with family and friends after being sworn in the 132nd General Assembly
 Rep. Holmes talking to Leader Strahorn at the 2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
Rep. Holmes talking to Leader Strahorn at the 2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
 2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
Rep. Holmes speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Holmes speaking on the House floor during session
 
 

Glenn Holmes, a lifelong resident of the Mahoning Valley and the 63rd District, begins his first term in the Ohio House of Representatives after serving as Mayor of McDonald, Ohio for nine years and as McDonald Village councilman prior.

During his leadership as mayor, Holmes was able to help save the Village of McDonald millions in healthcare costs while providing workers with quality care, resulting in a $2 million budget surplus. The village was also able to maintain investments in essential services while enhancing the community with things like a new community center and summer spla...

 
[ Read Full Biography | Download PDF Biography ]

Representative Holmes Serves In the Following Committees :

Federalism and Interstate RelationsInsuranceState and Local Government
 
 
 
 

09.14.18 - Judge's Ruling Secures TJX Distribution Center For Lordstown

 

State Rep. Glenn Holmes (D-Girard) today claimed victory for Lordstown as Trumbull County Judge Peter Kontos denied an injunction that would have prevented the construction of the TJX HomeGoods distribution center. The ruling came after an injunction filed by Lordstown residents following a rezoning vote in which the vast majority of residents approved the distribution center.  

“The ruling from Judge Kontos was a clear and concise message that the amendment in House Bill 292 was indeed constitutional,” said Holmes. “This has truly been a rewarding process, as my focus has always been on benefiting the lives of my constituents.”

 
 

08.30.18 - Rep. Holmes Announces The Introduction Of Injection Well Legislation

 

In an effort to protect the public, State Rep. Glenn W. Holmes (D-Girard) introduced legislation this week that would limit the number of injection wells a county can have.  House Bill (HB) 723 would cap the number of injection well permits the Chief of the Division of Oil and Gas Resources Management issues at 23 per county.  

 
 

08.29.18 - Holmes Lauds Bridge Dedication To Slain Police Officer

 

State Rep. Glenn W. Holmes (D-Girard) today released a statement concerning the renaming of the Girard-McDonald Viaduct to the Officer Justin Leo Memorial Bridge: 

 
 

08.22.18 - Northeast Ohio Lawmakers Celebrate Successful Lordstown TJX Vote

 

State Rep. Glenn W. Holmes (D-Girard), state Rep. Mike O’Brien (D-Warren) & state Sen. Sean O’Brien (D-Bazetta) celebrated the successful rezoning of the 290 acre site where TJX Homegoods plans to build their new distribution center. Lordstown held a referendum vote on the issue on Tuesday after those opposed to the project secured the requisite number of signatures to get it on the ballot. With a majority of voters voting in favor of rezoning, TJX will be able to begin construction on time.   

“It was great to see the Valley in action throughout this process, but especially yesterday,” said Rep. Holmes (D-Girard). “This is a huge victory for Lordstown and federal, state, and local legislators who all worked together on this project to bring good paying jobs to the Valley. I’d like to express my sincerest appreciation to the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber for their support in this process”

 
 
 

Connect With Representative Holmes

Subscribe to Representative Holmes's e-Newsletter
 
Representative Glenn W. Holmes
District 63
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-3488
Fax      (614) 719-3965
Email Representative Holmes
 
Hometown : McDonald
Party : Democrat
Current Term : Eligible to run for another term