Representative J. Kyle Koehler - House District 79
 

08.29.17 - Rep. Kyle Koehler Appointed To Ohio Family Stability Commission

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has appointed State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) to the Ohio Family Stability Commission.

 
 

06.26.17 - Rep. Koehler Honors Wittenberg University Men's Golf Team As 2017 NCAA Division III Champions

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) last week welcomed the Wittenberg University men’s golf team to the Ohio House to be recognized for winning the 2017 NCAA Division III Championship.

 
 

03.30.17 - House Passes Bill Safeguarding Minors From Cough Medicine Abuse

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House today passed legislation that would prohibit a person younger than 18 from purchasing any product containing dextromethorphan, an ingredient commonly found in cough and cold medicines.

 
 

03.29.17 - Rep. Koehler Honors Local Fire Chief For Civilian Service In Afghanistan

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) presented a resolution during today’s Ohio House session to Jacob King, honoring him for earning a U.S. Army Joint Civilian Commendation Medal.

 
 

03.28.17 - Rep. Koehler Welcomes Topre America Expansion Project To Springfield

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) extended his welcome and appreciation to Topre America, upon its announcement to build a new 146,000 square-foot facility in Springfield.

 
 

02.22.17 - Rep. Koehler Passes Bill Clarifying Procedure For Malfunctioning Signal Lights

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House today passed House Bill 9, sponsored by State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield), which clarifies the process for vehicles at a malfunctioning signal light.

 
 

02.02.17 - Rep. Kyle Koehler Appointed To Ohio House Committees

 

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

 
 

01.24.17 - Rep. Koehler Meets With Local Officials To Discuss Cleanup Of Tremont City Barrel Fill

 

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) attended a meeting with Clark County officials and stakeholders regarding the cleanup of the Tremont City Barrel Fill.

 
 

01.12.17 - Rep. Kyle Koehler Appointed To Vice Chair Of House Agriculture & Rural Development

 
COLUMBUS - 

Today, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) appointed Rep. Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) as vice chair of the House Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

 
 

09.07.16 - State Rep. Koehler Applauds Financial Firm Relocation To Springfield

 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) applauded the recent announcement by EF Hutton America to relocate the company’s corporate offices to downtown Springfield. The move is anticipated to contribute at least 400 jobs in the next five years to the area, spurring nearly $22 million in investments.

 
 

08.02.16 - Rep. Koehler Applauds Sales Tax Holiday Set For Upcoming Weekend

 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) 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.

 
 

06.15.16 - Governor Kasich Signs Legislation Aimed At Increasing Government Efficiency And Accountability

 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) applauded Governor John Kasich’s signing of legislation aimed at increasing efficiency and saving taxpayer dollars in local governments and state agencies. Rep. Koehler sponsored Substitute House Bill 5 with Representative Stephanie Kunze (R-Hilliard).

 
 

06.02.16 - Rep. Koehler Congratulates The City Of Springfield Fire Rescue Division For Earning Safety Capital Grant

 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) today congratulated the City of Springfield Fire Rescue Division for being named a recipient of the Local Government Safety Capital Grant funds.

 
 

05.24.16 - Bill Aimed At Increasing Government Efficiency And Accountability Clears State Legislature

 

The Ohio House today concurred on changes made by the Ohio Senate to legislation aimed at increasing efficiency and saving taxpayer dollars in local governments and state agencies.

 
 

05.12.16 - Rep. Koehler Supports Bill Updating Ohio's Developmental Disabilities System

 

Yesterday, the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation updating Ohio’s developmental disability system. The bill, supported by Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield), voted in support of the legislation, which is based on recommendations from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD).

 
 

05.05.16 - Rep. Koehler To Hold Forum On Medical Marijuana Legislation

 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) will be hosting a public forum on House Bill 523 this Monday, May 9th at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Springfield (100 S. Fountain Avenue, Springfield, OH 45502).  The forum will take place from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

 
 

04.13.16 - Rep. Koehler Applauds Donate Life Month Passage In Ohio

 

Yesterday, State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) presented a resolution designating April as Donate Life Month in Ohio at Ohio House session.

 
 

03.04.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Kyle Koehler: Ohio's Common Sense Initiative

 

Creating a business friendly community in Ohio is essential to the success of our state, and is what enhances our local economy and community. For this reason, it is common sense for our government to reduce the burden of bureaucratic red tape for Ohio’s small businesses in order to place the power in the hands of the owners who know exactly what their small business needs to succeed.

 
 

03.04.16 - Representative Koehler To Hold District Office Hours

 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) today announced that he will hold district office hours during the month of April.

 
 

02.11.16 - Representative Koehler Honors Wittenberg University's Womens Volleyball Team

 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) yesterday honored the Wittenberg University volleyball team for its recent North Coast Athletic Conference championship title and for being runners-up in the NCAA championship tournament.

 
 

02.10.16 - Rep. Koehler Votes To Prohibit State Funds From Supporting Non-therapeutic Abortions

 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) voted to concur on House Bill 294 during today’s session. The bill now awaits consideration by Governor John Kasich.

 
 

02.10.16 - State Rep. Koehler Announces Passage Of Legislation To Clarify State Arson Laws

 

Today State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) announced passage of House Bill 185, legislation he sponsored which simplifies the process of charging an arsonist for burning down an unoccupied building.

 
 

01.28.16 - State Rep. Koehler Announces Passage Of Legislation To Establish Address Confidentiality Program In Ohio

 

Today State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) announced passage of House Bill 359, which establishes an Address Confidentiality Program for domestic violence and sexual assault victims in Ohio. 

 
 

12.17.15 - Reps. Koehler And McColley Introduce Bill To Protect The Dignity Of The Unborn

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Robert McColley (R-Napoleon) and Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) announced the introduction of House Bill 417 to promote and protect the dignity of the unborn through proper burial or cremation and strengthen Ohio’s laws on informed consent.

 
 

12.14.15 - House Republicans Respond To Attorney General's Planned Parenthood Findings

 

COLUMBUS—In response to findings issued Friday by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine regarding his investigation into Planned Parenthood, four House Republican lawmakers held a press conference to announce legislation that addresses some of the findings in the report.

 
 

12.10.15 - Rep. Koehler Announces Passage Of Legislation Ensuring Patient Access To Life-Saving Medication

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) announced the Ohio House’s concurrence yesterday on legislation that will ensure patient access to insulin medications during medical emergencies. 

 
 

12.08.15 - Rep. Koehler Announces Passage Of Bill Regarding License Suspensions For OVI-Related Aggravated Vehicular Homicide

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) today applauded the passage of House Bill 300, legislation that would strengthen the penalties on drivers who are convicted of OVI-related aggravated vehicular homicide.

 
 

12.01.15 - Rep. Koehler Applauds Passage Of Bill Safeguarding Minors From Cough/Cold Medicine Abuse

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) today applauded the House’s passage of legislation that would prohibit a person younger than 18 from purchasing any product containing dextromethorphan, an ingredient commonly found in cough and cold medicines. As a co-sponsor of House Bill 197, Koehler voted in favor of the legislation.

 
 

12.01.15 - Representative Koehler Honors Cedarville University School Of Pharmacy

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) recently honored the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy during an Ohio House session for its recent championship at the All-Ohio Residency Showcase Competition, as well as earning the Student Community Engaged Service Award from the American Association of Schools of Pharmacy.

 
 

11.24.15 - Rep. Koehler Welcomes Local Students To Statehouse

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) today met with fourth grade students from Kenwood Elementary at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.

 
 

11.24.15 - Guest Column: Happy Thanksgiving To The People Of Clark County

 

Our lives can sometimes be busy and hectic. So it is important that we occasionally take time to slow down and give thanks for the things that make our lives rich and full. Although Thanksgiving is hopefully not the only time of year that we stop to consider such blessings, it is a holiday that brings many of us together for this very purpose.

 
 

11.19.15 - Rep. Koehler Introduces Bill Expanding Access To College Credits For Home-Educated Students

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) has introduced legislation that will provide greater access to the College Credit Plus Program for home-educated students.

 
 

11.18.15 - Rep. Koehler's Applauds Passage Of Pro-Life Legislation

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) yesterday applauded the passage of legislation aimed at supporting life and addressing women’s healthcare in Ohio.

 
 

10.27.15 - Representatives Koehler And Hambley Introduce Legislation To Adopt The Compact For A Balanced Budget

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) and Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) today announced the introduction of House Bill 369, new legislation they are sponsoring together. If passed and signed into law, the bill would adopt the Compact for a Balanced Budget.

 
 

10.27.15 - Rep. Koehler To Hold District Office Hours In November

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) invites Clark County residents to attend district office hours at the Springfield Main Public Library (201 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, OH 45506) on Monday, November 9th from 4-6 pm. 

 
 

10.20.15 - State Rep. Koehler Joins Local Students In Discussing Safe Driving

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) today joined students from around Ohio, including about 40 from the Northwestern School District, in an event at the Ohio Statehouse to recognize National Teen Driver Safety Week. 

 
 

10.09.15 - Rep. Koehler To Hold District Office Hours In October

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) invites Clark County residents to attend district office hours at the Enon Public Library (209 E. Main St., Enon, OH 45323) on Monday, October 19th from 4-6pm. 

 
 

09.30.15 - Rep. Koehler Votes To Approve Health Care Compact

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) voted for legislation that, with approval from Congress, would give Ohio more freedom and flexibility over its healthcare policies.

 
 

09.24.15 - Rep. Koehler Praises BWC For Lowering Costs To Local Government

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) praised the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Board of Directors today for approving a reduction in rates for local government employers.

 
 

08.21.15 - Guest Column From Representative Kyle Koehler: Join Me In Working To Protect Our Water Supply

 

We are truly blessed when it comes to our water supply in Clark County—abundant and pure, with every indication that it can continue into the foreseeable future.  We must not take for granted the protection of that water source for our families and our children’s futures. 

 
 

08.13.15 - Rep. Koehler To Hold District Office Hours At The Un Mundo Cafe

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) invites Clark County residents to attend district office hours at the Un Mundo Café (117 S. Fountain Ave, Springfield, OH) on Monday, August 24th  from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

 
 

07.29.15 - State Rep. Kyle Koehler Encourages Constituents To Participate In First Ever Sales Tax Holiday In Ohio From August 7-9

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) 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.

 
 

07.15.15 - Meet Rep. Koehler At The Clark County Fair

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) invites Clark County residents to meet him at the Clark County Fair, which starts on Friday, July 24th and goes until Friday, July 31st at the Clark County Fairgrounds [4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, OH 45505]. Representative Koehler will be at the Republican Party booth throughout each day of the Fair and at events across the fairgrounds.

 

 
 

07.07.15 - Rep. Koehler Recognizes YouthBuild Academy For Helping At-Risk Youth In Clark County

 
COLUMBUS - 

On Tuesday, State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) attended the YouthBuild Academy Open House in Springfield as it celebrated the completion of a home they built from the ground up.

 
 

06.29.15 - State Rep. Kyle Koehler Applauds Passage Of Conference Report On State Operating Budget

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) Friday voted in support of Amended Substitute House Bill 64, the state operating budget. The legislation lowers the income tax, ensures funding for Ohio schools, freezes tuition costs on colleges, and helps small businesses.

 
 

06.26.15 - Guest Column: Celebrating The Birth Of Our Country

 
COLUMBUS - 

Every July, our country takes a day, usually a whole weekend, to celebrate the anniversary of this nation declaring its independence from tyranny and oppression.

 
 

06.25.15 - State Rep. Koehler Applauds Legislation To Improve Child-Resistant Protections On Liquid Nicotine

 
COLUMBUS - 

The Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed House Bill 168, which seeks to prohibit the retail sale of any liquid nicotine container to be used with an electronic cigarette unless the container satisfies certain child-resistant standards, and establishes a civil penalty of up to $1,000 for each violation. State Representative Kyle Koehler] (R-Springfield) voted in support of the bill.

 
 

06.25.15 - Rep. Koehler Applauds Ohio House Passage Of Resolution Prohibiting Constitutional Monopolies

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) yesterday voted for a resolution that would block any proposal of a constitutional amendment that would create a monopoly in the state.

 
 

06.18.15 - Rep. Koehler Appointed To Board Governing State's Education Grant Program

 
COLUMBUS - 

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has appointed State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) to the Straight A Fund Governing Board.

 
 

06.10.15 - State Rep. Koehler Applauds Bill To Protect The Freedom To Display American Flags

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) voted in support of House Bill 18 today, which passed in the Ohio House of Representatives with bipartisan support. HB 18 prohibits landlords from restricting the display of American flags, service flags and the National League of Families POW/MIA flag.

 
 

06.05.15 - Rep. Kyle Koehler Applauds Job-Creation Announcement In Clark County

 
COLUMBUS - 

Regarding the announcement that Yamada North America, Inc. plans to expand its current facility and create 100 new jobs, State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) released a statement.

 
 

06.01.15 - Rep. Koehler To Hold District Office Hours At The New Carlisle Public Library

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) invites Clark County residents to attend district office hours at the New Carlisle Public Library (111 E. Lake Ave, New Carlisle, OH) on Thursday, June 18th  from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

 
 

05.27.15 - Rep. Kyle Koehler Supports 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. Koehler Votes For Bill To Promote Ohio's "Agritourism" Industry

 
COLUMBUS - 

Today, State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) applauded the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that grants agritourism operators civil liability protection for injuries that occur during agritourism activities.

 
 

05.20.15 - State Rep. Kyle Koehler Applauds Bill To Expand On Community Learning Center Plan

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) yesterday voted in support of House Bill 70, which passed in the Ohio House with bipartisan support. HB 70 defines the community learning center model and provides a framework for implementation that may be used by school districts.

 
 

05.14.15 - State Rep. Kyle Koehler Supports Legislation To Revise State Assessments And Examinations

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) yesterday applauded House Bill 74, which passed in the Ohio House of Representatives with broad bipartisan support. HB 74, sponsored by State Representative Andrew O. Brenner (R-Powell), would revise the state assessments and examinations given to Ohio’s students.

 
 

05.12.15 - State Representatives Kyle Koehler And Bob Hackett Honor Kenton Ridge High School Cheer Team

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) and Bob Hackett (R-London) presented a resolution honoring the Kenton Ridge High School competitive cheerleading team on winning a 2015 JamFest Cheer Super Nationals Championship.

 
 

05.06.15 - Rep. Koehler To Hold District Office Hours In Springfield

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) invites Clark County residents to attend district office hours at the Un Mundo Café (117 S. Fountain Ave, Springfield, OH) on Monday, May 18th  from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

 
 

04.29.15 - Rep. Koehler's Bill Aimed At Increasing Government Efficiency And Accountability Passes Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) today announced that legislation he joint-sponsored aimed at increasing efficiency and saving taxpayer dollars in local governments and state agencies passed through the Ohio House.

 
 

04.16.15 - Rep. Koehler Applauds School Provisions In Ohio House's Budget Proposal

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) applauds the state budget proposal that was unveiled by House Republicans yesterday, particularly in the area of school funding.

 
 

04.16.15 - Rep. Koehler Votes To Create Permanent Online Tax Expenditure Database

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) 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.

 
 

04.10.15 - Rep. Koehler To Hold District Office Hours On Saturday, April 25th

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) is inviting Clark County residents to attend district office hours at the Enon Public Library (209 E. Main St., Enon, OH 45323) on Saturday, April 25th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

 
 

03.19.15 - Rep. Koehler Announces Ohio House Passage Of Bill To Reduce State Oil And Gas Regulatory Delays

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation to strengthen and protect the property rights of individuals wishing to benefit from the oil and gas resources on their land, as well as establishing a timeline for which applications for unitization must be handled by the state. Currently, the Department of Natural Resources has ten unit applications that have been submitted, but have yet to receive an answer from the state.

 
 

03.18.15 - Rep. Koehler Applauds Passage Of Bill Protecting Elders From Financial Exploitation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) has announced that the “Ohio Elder Justice Act” passed the House yesterday. The legislation would strengthen the laws protecting elders from abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.

 
 

03.06.15 - Rep. Koehler Applauds House Passage Of Transportation Budget

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) applauded the passage of Substitute House Bill 53 out of the Ohio House of Representatives this week.

 
 

03.03.15 - Rep. Kyle Koehler Welcomes Clark County Strive Group To Statehouse

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) welcomed participants and staff from the Strive program in Clark County to the Statehouse yesterday.

 
 

03.03.15 - Rep. Koehler To Hold District Office Hours

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) invites residents to attend district office hours at Un Mundo Café (117 S Fountain Ave #4, Springfield, OH 45506) on Friday, March 13th from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

 
 

02.12.15 - Rep. Koehler Applauds Ohio House Passage Of Bill Regarding PARCC Testing In Schools

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) applauded today’s Ohio House passage of House Bill 7, legislation 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).

 
 

02.09.15 - Rep. Koehler Encourages Local College Grads To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) announced today 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 2016.