Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari - House District 3
 

07.15.20 - Ghanbari Announces Substantial Local School And Higher Education Funding

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) announces that the State Controlling Board recently approved coronavirus relief funding to support local schools preparing for the beginning of the upcoming school year. 

 
 

07.14.20 - Ghanbari To Dedicate Sgt. Arthur A. Mora, Jr. Memorial Highway

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) will dedicate the Sgt. Arthur A. Mora, Jr. Memorial Highway during a ceremony Wednesday in Perrysburg to honor the fallen soldier who was killed in action while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 
 

06.09.20 - Ghanbari Announces Plan To Support Opening Of Wood County Fair

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) announces an initiative to help the Wood County Fair open this year while supporting youngsters involved in the 4-H Club and the Future Farmers of America. The Wood County Fair is currently scheduled for Aug. 3-10.

 
 

06.04.20 - Ghanbari Secures Local Project Financing And COVID-19 Relief Funding

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) voted Thursday in favor of Senate Bill 310, which will provide continued capital reappropriations financing and federal COVID-19 relief funding to local governments and higher education institutions. Ghanbari acknowledged how this support will positively impact Wood County.

 
 

04.24.20 - Ghanbari Highlights New Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) highlights a new program, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), an initiative that allows certain individuals who did not qualify for state unemployment to apply for benefits. PUA covers many more categories of workers and will help expand unemployment coverage to those who have yet to receive it. 

 
 

04.22.20 - Ghanbari Encourages Organizations To Access PPE At OMA Exchange

 

The Ohio Manufacturing Alliance has launched the new Ohio Emergency PPE Makers’ Exchange. The initiative is an online marketplace for organizations to access a wide selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) created by Ohio manufacturers.

 
 

04.20.20 - Ghanbari Announces Large Transit Funding For Wood County

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) announced funding for areas throughout Wood County to support local transit amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The State Controlling Board approved the measure at Monday’s meeting.

 
 

04.15.20 - Ghanbari Encourages Small Businesses To Provide Input To Task Force

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) is encouraging small business owners throughout Wood County to submit their story of how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their operations as leaders seek to understand the full breadth of the coronavirus to Ohio’s economy. 

 
 

04.13.20 - Ghanbari Announces Employer Dividends Funding

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) announces $1.6 billion in rebate checks are scheduled to be issued to employers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic following approval from the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Board. 

 
 

04.10.20 - Ghanbari Supports ODOT Initiative Allowing Food Trucks At Rest Areas

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) supports a new initiative from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) allowing mobile food vendors to provide meals for truck drivers and essential travelers during the coronavirus pandemic. 

 
 

04.05.20 - Ghanbari Highlights National Public Health Week

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) is recognizing April 6-12 as National Public Health Week (NPHW). Joining forces with The American Public Health Association, which has organized this campaign for over 25 years, Ghanbari aims to bring awareness to the contributions of public health while highlighting issues that are important to improving our community’s health.

 
 

04.02.20 - Ghanbari Urges Manufacturers To Sign-Up For The Repurposing Project

 

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

 
 

03.31.20 - Ghanbari Supports Local Health District Funding Relief

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) announced his support for the federal funding relief that will be distributed to Ohio’s health districts. Within the region, the Wood County Combined General Health District is set to receive $107,852 to help aid in the fight against the coronavirus.

 
 

03.27.20 - Coronavirus-Response Package Signed Into Law - March 27, 2020

 

Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 197, cosponsored by State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg), into law Friday. The legislation addresses a variety of challenges and impacts to state law as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 

03.20.20 - Representative Ghanbari Signals Support For Small Business Loan Assistance Approval

 

State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) 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.

 
 

03.09.20 - State Controlling Board Approves Major Wood County Roadwork Project

 

State Rep. Haraz Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) announced Monday night the Ohio State Controlling Board approved $400,000 for a Roadwork Development Grant to the Wood County Port Authority.

 
 

03.09.20 - Representative Ghanbari Recognizes Ag-Link Program For Farmers

 

With “Ohio Agriculture Week” taking place during March 8-14, State Rep. Haraz Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) is informing Ohio farmers that Ag-Link is offering reduced rates for agriculture-related business loans through the Ohio Treasury. Farmers and agriculture business owners have until March 20 to take advantage of the Agricultural Linked Deposit Program (Ag-Link).

 
 

03.04.20 - Memorial Highways And Bridges Bill Signed Into Law

 

COLUMBUS— House Bill 276, which designates memorial highways and bridges across the state, was signed into Ohio law today by Governor Mike DeWine, announced State Representative Haraz Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg).

 
 

02.14.20 - State Representative Ghanbari To Hold Bipartisan Public Town Hall Meeting On School Funding

 

State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) announced Friday a scheduled public town hall meeting in Bowling Green, Monday, Feb. 24, to discuss House Bill 305, also known as the Cupp-Patterson Education Funding Bill.

 
 

02.13.20 - House Honors Medal Of Honor Recipient And Others With Memorial Highway

 

State Representative Haraz Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) announced Wednesday House Bill 276 passed the House with a vote of 94-0, designating Master Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Edward C. Byers, Jr., Medal of Honor Recipient Highway on parts of state route 65 in Wood County and a stretch of state route 25 in Perrysburg SGT Arthur A. Mora, Jr. Memorial Highway, announced today.

 
 

02.12.20 - Ghanbari Fights For First Responders PTSD Compensation Bill, Legislation Passes Ohio House

 

State Rep. Haraz Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) supported the Ohio House passage of 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.

 
 

11.08.19 - Representative Ghanbari Honors Law Enforcement Officers With Ohio Treasurer Of State Robert Sprague

 

BOWLING GREEN — State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) joined Ohio Treasurer of State Robert Sprague Friday to honor 17 law enforcement officers and dispatchers for their valor during a recent high-speed chase in northwest Ohio, which concluded with the rescue of an infant who was in the stolen vehicle. Ghanbari also recognized Toledo Police K-9 Officer Zola, a six-year Shepard-Malinois.

 
 

11.01.19 - Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari Announces District Office Hours To Discuss 2020 Capital Budget

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R – Perrysburg) announced upcoming district office hours scheduled for Saturday, November 16, 2019, to discuss the 2020 State Capital Budget process.

 
 

10.18.19 - State Representative Ghanbari Appointed To House Finance Committee And The Finance Subcommittee On Primary And Secondary Education

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) was recently appointed by Speaker of the House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) to serve on the Finance Committee and the Finance Subcommittee on Primary and Secondary Education.

 
 

08.16.19 - Representative Ghanbari Announces "Huddle With Haraz" District Office Hours In Bowling Green

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) today announced his upcoming “Huddle with Haraz” open office hours. Social media is a useful tool to connect with constituents, business owners and visitors to our communities. Huddle with Haraz is another venue to share your thoughts and concerns on issues here in Wood County.

 
 

07.31.19 - Representative Ghanbari Announces New Project In Wood County

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) announced the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved assistance for 12 projects in Ohio. These projects will create 3,962 new jobs in Ohio and retain 717 jobs across the state.

 
 

07.29.19 - Representative Ghanbari Announces "Huddle With Haraz" District Office Hours In North Baltimore

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) today announced his upcoming “Huddle with Haraz” open office hours. Social media is a useful tool to connect with constituents, business owners and visitors to our communities. Huddle with Haraz is another venue to share your thoughts and concerns on issues here in Wood County.

 
 

07.18.19 - Representative Ghanbari Votes In Favor Of New Two-Year State Budget

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) voted Wednesday in support of the new two-year state budget that includes major health care reforms as well as tax relief for Ohio families. The measure passed with 75 affirmative votes and 17 negative votes, with Governor Mike DeWine signing the budget Thursday morning. 

 
 

06.20.19 - Ohio House Passes H2Ohio Legislation

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 7, legislation that creates the H2Ohio trust fund and establishes a state trust to fund the preservation and restoration of Ohio’s lakes and rivers.

 
 

06.20.19 - Ghanbari Urges Support For Local Farmers

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari today urged the nation’s agriculture secretary to support relief for local farmers devastated by heavy rains and flooding.

 
 

06.05.19 - Representative Ghanbari Dons Fire Fighting Equipment, Completes Fire Ops 101 For State Legislators

 

COLUMBUS — State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) completed the Ohio Association of Professional Fire Fighters (OAPFF) Fire Ops 101 training Monday at the state fire academy. Designed in coordination with the Division of the State Fire Marshal and the Ohio Fire Academy, Fire Ops 101 provides elected and appointed officials, as well as the media, an opportunity to listen and learn about the challenges facing the fire service across the state.

 
 

05.22.19 - State Representative Ghanbari Appointed To The Great Lakes Commission And Great Lakes Basin Compact

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) was appointed Friday by Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) to serve on the Great Lakes Commission and the Great Lakes Basin Compact.

 
 

05.22.19 - Representative Ghanbari Honors Wood County's Nonagenarians, Two Centenarians

 

COLUMBUS — State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) recognized 70 Wood County residents celebrating a birthday of 90 or older during a special dinner Monday in Bowling Green. 

 
 

05.13.19 - State Representatives Ghanbari, Patterson Introduce Legislation Creating The H2Ohio Endowment Board

 

COLUMBUS – State Representatives Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) and John Patterson (D-Jefferson) today introduced House Bill 7, legislation that creates the H2Ohio Endowment Board and establishes a state trust to fund the preservation and restoration of Ohio’s lakes and rivers.

 
 

05.10.19 - Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari Honors Medal Of Honor Recipient; Otsego High School Students

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) honored Navy Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Edward C. Byers Jr., and Ostego High School students Conor Evans and Logan Krompak during a ceremony held Thursday at Ostego High School.

 
 

05.09.19 - Representative Haraz Ghanbari Announces House Budget Strengthens Northwest Ohio

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) today announced that the new budget plan from the Ohio House greatly benefits Northwest Ohio.

 
 

05.01.19 - State Representative Ghanbari Enshrined Into 2018 Class Of The Ohio Veterans Hall Of Fame

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) joined 19 other Ohio veterans today during an enshrinement ceremony into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame. The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame celebrates the efforts of Ohio’s veterans who continue to serve their communities, state and nation through exceptional acts of volunteerism, advocacy, professional distinction, public service and philanthropy.

 
 

04.11.19 - Representative Ghanbari Announces Committee Assignments

 

COLUMBUS— State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) has announced his committee membership for the 133rd General Assembly in the Ohio House of Representatives.

 
 

03.27.19 - Haraz N. Ghanbari Selected To Fill 3rd District House Seat

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced that Haraz N. Ghanbari was selected to represent the 3rd House District, covering the entirety of Wood County. Representative Ghanbari will replace Senator Theresa Gavarone who was selected to serve in the Ohio Senate in February, 2019.