Representative Jamie Callender - House District 61

07.27.20 - Representatives Callender And Rogers Announce Approval Of Lakeland Community College Funding


State Reps. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) and John M. Rogers (D-Mentor-on-the-Lake) announced the state Controlling Board’ s approval of two capital funding measures that include engineering building renovations and workforce based training equipment for Lakeland Community College (LCC). 


06.19.20 - Legislation Helping Lake County Schools Amid Power Plant Closure Signed Into Law


Legislation that will help Lake County schools has been signed into law, State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord) announced today.


06.15.20 - Representative Callender, Lakeland Community College Announce State Approval Of Capital Funding


State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) and Lakeland Community College are announcing the approval of more than $1.8 million in state capital funding by the State Controlling Board earlier today. These funds will be used to update equipment in Lakeland's Engineering Technology classrooms with equipment found in today's manufacturing industry.


06.10.20 - Callender Supports Bills Addressing COVID-19 Statistics, Increasing Healthcare Workforce, And Expanding Telemedicine


State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) voted in favor of various pieces of legislation during House session today including House Bills 163, 624, 673, and 679.  The bills address several important issue areas such as clarifying statistics released from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) regarding COVID-19, ramping up the healthcare workforce and access, enabling healthcare providers to fully utilize modern telemedicine, and ensuring that smaller governments are treated more fairly by larger governments regarding water access.


06.04.20 - Callender, Ohio House Approve COVID-19 Legislation Helping Local Governments


State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord), co-chairman of the House Finance Committee, voted to pass Senate Bill 310, which will provide federal COVID-19 relief funding to local governments. Callender acknowledged how this support will go toward areas within the 61st House District.


05.14.20 - Callender Seeks Clarity And Raises Questions On Local COVID-19 Funding Distribution Process


State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord), co-chair of the House Finance Committee, met with his colleagues yesterday to hear several bills before the committee. In particular, Callender raised several questions and concerns on the process regarding Senate Bill 310, which seeks to distribute federal COVID-19 funding to local subdivisions through county auditors.


05.13.20 - Callender, Ohio House Pass The Family Forward Act


State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) joined his House colleagues today in passing House Bill 405, the Family Forward Act, which creates the Adoption Linked Deposit Program to help remove financial barriers for families wanting to adopt. Callender is a co-sponsor of the legislation.


05.11.20 - Callender, State Controlling Board Approve Additional COVID-19 Relief Funding


State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) and the Ohio State Controlling Board on Monday approved additional federal funding to help protect Ohioans as the state reopens businesses. Funding to assist law enforcement in addressing the medical needs of inmates was also included in the proposal. 


05.06.20 - Callender, Ohio House Approve Oversight Plan Of Public Health Emergencies


State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord) today helped lead the House of Representatives passage of major legislation to bring greater oversight to state health department pandemic orders.


05.06.20 - Callender Co-Chairs Finance Committee, First Committee Hearing As The Ohio House Returns


Yesterday, State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) had the opportunity to co-chair the House Finance Committee. The body was the first standing legislative committee to convene since the Legislature was last in session due to the shutdown back in March amid the coronavirus outbreak.


05.04.20 - Callender Calls For First House Committee Meeting As Legislature Reconvenes


The Finance Committee will be the first House Committee to convene since the legislative chamber was last in session in March amid the stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus outbreak. State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) called for the committee to meet upon its return to the Statehouse.


04.21.20 - Callender Opposes Untimely University Spending, Supports More Coronavirus-Relief And Transit Funding


State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) and the Ohio State Controlling Board approved many items at today’s meeting, which included more coronavirus-relief and transit funding to help improve areas across the state. However, Callender did oppose several other measures on the agenda pertaining to higher education.


04.13.20 - Callender Supports Coronavirus-Relief Funding At State Controlling Board Meeting


State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) attended his second State Controlling Board meeting since being appointed, and several coronavirus-relief measures were passed. At the April 13 meeting, Callender supported and passed measures on the agenda that related to the CARES Act, SNAP, and food distribution in an effort to properly fund communities and individuals as they continue to face challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


04.10.20 - Callender Facilitates Communication And Resolution For Local Officials And ODOT On U.S. Route 20 Dispute


After weeks of uncertainty, State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) had the opportunity to provide clarity and resolve conflict between local officials and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) on an issue regarding the possibility of reducing the number of lanes on U.S. Route 20.


04.09.20 - Callender Highlights Local CDBG Funding To Combat Coronavirus


State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) announces scheduled Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding coming to Lake County that will provide aid to communities as they continue to counter the negative impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.


03.31.20 - Callender, State Controlling Board Approve Lake County Health Department Funding


During his first meeting as a member of the Ohio State Controlling Board, State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) approved local funding to help the 61st Ohio House District during the coronavirus pandemic.


03.26.20 - Callender Plays Key Role In Coronavirus-Response Package


State lawmakers have approved a major package of legislation to help Ohio weather the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.


02.20.20 - Callender Supports E-Check Elimination Resolution


The Ohio House of Representatives voted today to pass House Resolution 247, which urges Congress and President Donald Trump to amend the Federal Clean Air Act to eliminate the E-Check program. State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord) supported the resolution’s passage.


11.12.19 - Callender Receives Golden Apple Award


COLUMBUS—State Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord) today received the Ohio eSchool Families and Friends Coalition Golden Apple Award during Ohio Online Learning Day 2019.


10.25.19 - Constitutional Amendment Proposed To Protect Critical Infrastructure


A proposed constitutional amendment to protect Ohio’s critical infrastructure from foreign influence and control has been introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives by State Representatives Jamie Callender and Don Manning.


04.12.19 - Representatives Callender And Wilkin Introduce Legislation Creating New Ohio Clean Air Program


COLUMBUS – To boost the state’s commitment and investment in clean energy, Representatives Jamie Callender (R-Concord Township) and Shane Wilkin (R-Hillsboro) today introduced a bill creating the Ohio Clean Air Program (OCAP) designed to provide incentives to build and maintain zero and reduced carbon emissions generation facilities in the state while lowering customers’ electric utility bills.