Representative Jena Powell - House District 80

07.14.20 - Powell Encourages Women To Share Athletic Accomplishments


ARCANUM – State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) today is encouraging women in her district to share their athletic achievements in wake of renewing calls for the passage of House Bill 527, also known as the Save Women’s Sports Act. The bill aims to promote fairness among athletics and preserve the integrity of school sports.


07.01.20 - Powell Encourages Students To Participate In Women's Right To Vote Exhibit


COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) today encouraged students in her district to participate in Building the Movement: America’s Youth Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Right to Vote. The Office of First Lady Melania Trump recently announced the creation of this exhibit, which will honor the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.


06.25.20 - Powell Announces Facebook Live Event


COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) today announced she will be hosting a Facebook Live event next week with special guests Matt Sharp and Aaron Baer to discuss the recent Supreme Court decisions and their impact on local communities.


06.17.20 - Congrats, Troy Graduates!


Congratulations, Troy High School Class of 2020!


06.08.20 - Congrats, Greenville Graduates!


Congratulations, Greenville High School Graduating Class of 2020!


06.03.20 - Congrats, Bethel Graduates!


Congratulations, Bethel Graduating Class of 2020!


05.29.20 - Powell Comments On Unemployment Compensation Hearing


COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) recently attended a House Ways and Means Committee hearing for House Bill 614, legislation that addresses Ohio’s unemployment compensation system. Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Director Kimberly Hall testified and answered questions from committee members regarding concerns with unemployment compensation.


05.26.20 - Congrats, Piqua Christian Graduates!


Congratulations, Piqua Christian Graduating Class of 2020! We are proud of your efforts, and wish you all the best!


05.26.20 - Powell Introduces Legislation Honoring MCEI Kimra Skelton


COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) today introduced House Bill 677, legislation that designates a portion of I-75 in Miami County as the “Ohio State Highway Patrol MCEI Kimra Skelton Memorial Highway.”


05.18.20 - Congratulations, Troy Christian Graduates!


Congrats, Troy Christian Class of 2020!


05.14.20 - Congratulations, Bradford Graduates!


Congrats, Bradford Class of 2020!


05.11.20 - Congratulations, Piqua Graduates!


Congratulations, Piqua High School 2020 graduates!


05.08.20 - Congratulations, Franklin Monroe Graduates!


Congratulations, Franklin Monroe Class of 2020!


05.04.20 - Congratulations, Covington Graduates!


Congratulations, Covington Class of 2020!


04.30.20 - Congratulations, Tri-Village Graduates!


Congratulations, Tri-Village Class of 2020!


04.28.20 - Congratulations, Arcanum High School Graduates!


Congratulations, Arcanum 2020 Graduates!


04.21.20 - Rep. Powell Reminds Constituents Of Unemployment Resources


ARCANUM – State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) reminded her constituents of the unemployment resources available at the state level.


04.21.20 - Rep. Powell Announces Virtual 'Community Conversation' Event


ARCANUM – State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) announces she will be hosting a community conversation event with T. Elliot Gaiser to discuss regulatory and administrative law in regard to COVID-19. The event will be held tomorrow via Facebook Live.


04.16.20 - Rep. Powell Encourages Small Businesses To Provide Input To Task Force


ARCANUM – State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) is encouraging small business owners throughout her district to share their experience on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their operations as leaders seek to understand the full extent of the coronavirus on Ohio’s economy.


04.09.20 - Rep. Powell Announces Virtual 'Community Conversations' Event


ARCANUM – State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) announces she will be hosting community conversations with special guests from her district next week. Each event will be held via Facebook Live.


04.06.20 - Rep. Powell Appointed To Speaker's OHIO 2020 Task Force


COLUMBUS – State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) is appointed today by Speaker Householder (R-Glenford) to the OHIO 2020 Task Force.


03.26.20 - Representative Powell Announces Tele-Town Hall


State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) announces she will be hosting a Tele-Town Hall event for constituents focused on the topic of the coronavirus pandemic. Most recently, Powell voted in support of House Bill 197, which addressed a variety of issues affected by the current health crisis.


03.26.20 - COVID-19 Package Unanimously Passes House & Senate


State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) announced the unanimous passage of Am. Sub. H.B. 197 on Wednesday by both House and Senate, providing emergency relief for Ohio families, businesses, and communities in the midst of the effects of COVID-19.


03.23.20 - Representative Powell Appointed To Governor's Advisory Board Of Faith-Based And Community Initiatives


Last week, Speaker Larry Householder appointed State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) to the Governor’s Advisory Board of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. Powell was very pleased with the appointment.


03.12.20 - Powell Statement On Coronavirus


State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) has released the following statement amid concerns of the coronavirus:


03.05.20 - Representative Powell Invites 'Hometown Hero' Nominations


State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) invites the public to make “Hometown Hero” nominations to be special guests of Powell during Governor Mike DeWine’s “State of the State” address on March 31, at 12:00 p.m. in Columbus.


02.25.20 - Representative Powell Proposes The Save Women's Sports Act


COLUMBUS – State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) announced upcoming legislation she plans to introduce, the Save Women’s Sports Act. The bill seeks to promote fairness to all and preserve the integrity of school sports.


01.31.20 - Representative Jena Powell Continues Work To Combat Human Trafficking


State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) gave testimony earlier this week at the House Criminal Justice Committee regarding her sponsored legislation, House Bill 415, the Prosecuting Trafficking Proceeds Act. The bill prohibits and enacts it as a crime for individuals to receive proceeds from human trafficking or prostitution.


01.16.20 - Representative Jena Powell Will Host 'Community Conversations' Event


State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) announces that she will host a “Community Conversations with Rep. Powell” in Troy on Monday, January 27. The event gives individuals the chance at a question and answer session with the representative while enjoying coffee and cake provided.


01.14.20 - State Representatives Ginter And Powell Highlight Proposed Tax Credit To Support Strong Families - Jan. 14, 2020


Enhancing strong family health throughout the state of Ohio is an important issue for State Representatives Tim Ginter (R-Salem) and Jena Powell (R-Arcanum). Last year, Ginter and Powell introduced House Bill 297 and it recently passed in the House Ways and Means Committee.


10.30.19 - Ohio House Passes The "Tax Code Streamlining And Correction Act"


COLUMBUS— State Representatives Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) and Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 197, the "Tax Code Streamlining and Correction Act." HB 197 makes over 100 changes updating laws governing taxation. The legislation makes our tax code accurate and clear by fixing errors.