Representative Larry Householder - House District 72
 

10.21.19 - Speaker Householder Issues Statement On House Bill 6

 

Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) issued the following statement today in response to news that backers of a referendum on House Bill 6 have failed to garner sufficient support to place the issue on the ballot:

 
 

10.18.19 - Speaker Householder Announces House Committee Changes

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) announced the following changes to House Standing and Special Committees:

 
 

10.07.19 - Jason C. Stephens Selected To Fill 93rd District House Seat

 

COLUMBUS - Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced that Jason C. Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) has been selected by the House Majority Caucus to represent the 93rd House District, which includes Gallia and Jackson counties, most of Lawrence County and part of Vinton County.

 
 

10.02.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Screening Panel To Fill 29th House District Vacancy

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced a screening panel to review candidates wishing to fill the 29th District seat in Ohio House of Representatives.

 

 
 

09.27.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Screening Panel To Fill 93rd House District Vacancy

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced a screening panel to review candidates wishing to fill the vacant 93rd House District seat, which includes Gallia and Jackson counties, most of Lawrence County and part of Vinton County.

 
 

09.24.19 - Speaker Householder, Leader Sykes Unveiled Remaining Committee Room Cameras

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today unveiled the last four committee rooms to be equipped with cameras.

 
 

08.15.19 - Wendy Zhan Selected As Director Of The Legislative Service Commission

 

COLUMBUS - Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford), Chairman of the Legislative Service Commission, today announced that Wendy Zhan has been selected to serve as the new Director of the Legislative Service Commission (LSC). Zhan is replacing Mark Flanders who is retiring after 35 years of public service, 30 of it with LSC.

 
 

08.01.19 - Douglas J. Swearingen, Jr. Sworn In As State Representative To 89th House District

 

COLUMBUS - Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced that Douglas J. Swearingen, Jr. (R-Huron) was sworn in to serve as state representative to the 89th House District, which covers both Erie and Ottawa counties. Representative Swearingen replaces Representative Steven Arndt (R-Port Clinton) who retired on July 31, 2019. 

 
 

07.23.19 - Speaker Householder Announces State Of Emergency In Coshocton, Licking, And Perry Counties

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced that Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has declared a state of emergency in 63 Ohio counties including Coshocton, Licking, and Perry Counties. These counties experienced severe weather last month which caused extreme highway damage.

 
 

07.17.19 - Ohio House Approves New Two-Year State Budget

 

COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives today approved a new two-year state budget that includes major health care reforms as well as tax relief for Ohio families.

 
 

07.16.19 - Conference Committee OKs Budget Plan

 

COLUMBUS – Meaningful tax relief, major health care reform and increased funding for schools are among the highlights of a state budget accord approved today by a House-Senate conference committee.

 
 

06.20.19 - Ohio House OKs 'Charles C. Nichols Memorial Highway'

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker Larry Householder today announced the Ohio House has passed legislation honoring a local Civil War veteran.

 
 

06.20.19 - Speaker Householder Announces House Passage Of 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 - Speaker Householder Announces House Passage Of Pre-natal Care Legislation

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 11, legislation that addresses infant mortality. The goal of the legislation, sponsored by State Representatives Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) and Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland), is to reduce infant mortality and improve the health of the mother and child.

 
 

06.20.19 - Speaker Householder Announces House Passage Of Legislation Addressing The Shortage Of Public Defenders

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 5, legislation that creates the Public Defender State Loan Repayment Program to help recruit and retain attorneys to serve as public defenders.

 
 

06.20.19 - Douglas J. Swearingen, Jr. Selected To Fill 89th District House Seat

 

COLUMBUS - Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced that Douglas J. Swearingen, Jr. (R-Huron) was elected by the House Majority Caucus to represent the 89th House District, which covers both Erie and Ottawa counties. Representative-elect Swearingen will replace Representative Steven Arndt (R-Port Clinton) who is retiring effective July 31, 2019. 

 
 

06.19.19 - Speaker Householder Announces House Passage Of Sealing And Intervention In Lieu Of Conviction Legislation

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 1, legislation that expands access to treatment in lieu of conviction and sealing of low-level, non-violent, non-sex offenses. The goal of the legislation, sponsored by State Representatives Phil Plummer (R-Dayton) and Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo), is to expand opportunity for those who have made a mistake to right a wrong and become a productive member of society.

 
 

06.13.19 - Speaker Householder Announces House Passage Of Governor's Office Of Drug Policy Legislation

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 10, legislation that creates the Governor’s Office of Drug Policy. This legislation, sponsored by State Representatives Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) and Reggie Stoltzfus (R-Minerva) will create a permanent, centralized office within the governor’s office to coordinate the state’s drug-related efforts. The bill also will help support local efforts, including sharing best practices that have made a difference and helping facilitate mutual aid across communities.

 
 

06.13.19 - Speaker Householder Announces House Passage Of Ohio Children's Behavioral Health Network Legislation

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 12, legislation that creates the Ohio Children’s Behavioral Health Network. This legislation, sponsored by State Representatives Don Manning (R-New Middletown) and Thomas West (D-Canton) will bring together a diverse group of experts to develop evidence- and outcome-based solutions to improve the mental health of children and young adults, and reduce suicides.

 
 

06.12.19 - Speaker Householder Announces House Passage Of The Kinship Navigator Program

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 14, legislation that creates the Kinship Navigator Program. This legislation, sponsored by State Representatives Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) and Brian Baldridge (R-Winchester) will help kinship caregivers locate support services that are available to them.

 
 

06.12.19 - Speaker Householder Announces House Passage Of Tech Cred Legislation

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 2, the Tech Cred job training grant program. This legislation, sponsored by State Representatives Jon Cross (R-Kenton) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) creates a grant program to support training for in-demand jobs.

 
 

06.11.19 - Kimberly Zianno Hartman Selected To Fill House Chief Administrative Officer/Director Of Human Resources Position

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced that Kimberly Zianno Hartman was selected to fill the Chief Administrative Officer/Director of Human Resources position. This hiring stems from Speaker Householder’s promise to bring on staff a qualified and tenured Human Resources professional for the Ohio House.

 
 

06.06.19 - Speaker Householder & Minority Leader Sykes Announce House Passage Of Foster Caregiver Training Legislation

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 8, Foster Caregiver Training legislation. This legislation, sponsored by State Representatives Susan Manchester (R-Lakeview) and Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) revises the requirements for foster caregiver training in Ohio so that these potential foster parents can be trained, licensed, and approved in a more effective manner.

 
 

06.06.19 - Speaker Householder & Minority Leader Sykes Announce House Passage Of HB 4

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 4, legislation that streamlines Ohio’s process for creating new job training certificates and industry-recognized credential programs. House Bill 4 is one of the bipartisan priority bills for the 133rd General Assembly, legislation that builds pillars for a stronger Ohio.

 
 

06.05.19 - Ohio House BWC Budget Supports First Responders, Law Enforcement

 

COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives today approved the budget for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.

 
 

06.05.19 - Ohio House Passes House Bill 80

 

COLUMBUS – Legislation to support first responders and help local communities with flood relief efforts has been approved by the Ohio House of Representatives.

 
 

05.23.19 - House Panel OKs Ohio Clean Air Program

 

COLUMBUS – Ohioans would see lower electric bills and improve its energy security under legislation approved today by an Ohio House committee.

 
 

05.21.19 - Speaker Householder And Assistant Minority Leader Boggs Unveil Priority Legislation For The 133rd General Assembly

 

COLUMBUS – Bills to expand access to drug treatment, improve college credit transfers and help behavioral health are among the bills announced today by Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs.

 
 

05.16.19 - Speaker Householder And House Leader Sykes Unveil Priority Legislation For The 133rd General Assembly

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder and House Minority Leader Emilia Sykes, along with House leadership and members from both parties, today unveiled a series of bills to address issues related to domestic violence, infant mortality, economic development and drug addiction.

 
 

05.13.19 - Speaker Householder And House Minority Leader Sykes Unveil Priority Legislation

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today unveiled a series of bills to improve foster care and job training, and protect Ohio’s water.

 
 

05.09.19 - Ohio House Passes Budget Plan

 

COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives today passed its version of the two-year state budget, a plan that cuts taxes, invests in our schools and supports at-risk youth.

 
 

05.08.19 - House Finance Committee Approves State Budget Plan

 

COLUMBUS – The Ohio House Finance Committee today approved a major package of tax relief, record investments in education and support for at-risk kids in its version of the two-year state budget.

 
 

05.02.19 - House Unveils Budget Substitute Bill

 

COLUMBUS - Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and the Ohio House today unveiled its rewrite of the proposed two-year state budget, with an emphasis on meaningful tax relief for working families, targeted investments in education and Medicaid reform.

 
 

05.02.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Screening Panel To Fill Ohio's 77th House District Vacancy

 

COLUMBUS - Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced a screening panel to begin reviewing candidates wishing to fill the vacant 77th House District seat, which includes most of Fairfield County.

 
 

04.25.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Screening Panel To Fill Ohio's 76th House District Vacancy

 

COLUMBUS - Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced a screening panel to begin reviewing candidates wishing to fill the vacant 76th House District seat, which includes most of Geauga and northern Portage counties.

 
 

04.25.19 - Speaker Householder Announces The Installation Of Cameras In Two Additional House Committee Rooms For Live Stream And On-Demand Videos

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced that two additional committee rooms have been equipped with cameras, Statehouse Rooms 114 and 115. This follows the installation of cameras in Statehouse Rooms 017 and 018 since he became Speaker.

 
 

04.24.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Screening Panel To Fill Ohio's 89th House District Vacancy

 

COLUMBUS - Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced a screening panel to begin reviewing candidates wishing to fill the upcoming vacancy in the 89th House District, which covers both Erie and Ottawa counties.

 
 

04.12.19 - Speaker Householder Receives Outstanding State Government Alumnus Award

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) received the Outstanding State Government Alumnus Award from the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University this past Wednesday.

 
 

04.12.19 - Ohio House Of Representatives Opens Process To Hire Director Of Human Resources

 

COLUMBUS — The process of hiring a human resources professional for the Ohio House of Representatives has begun and will remain open until the position is filled.

 
 

03.27.19 - Haraz 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.

 
 

03.25.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Completion Of Third House Committee Room With Cameras For Live Stream And On-Demand Videos

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the completion of another committee room equipped with cameras, Statehouse Room 018. This will be the third room equipped with cameras, with six more to follow. Tomorrow, the Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education will meet in Room 018 and will be available for viewing on-line.

 
 

03.19.19 - Speaker Householder Unveiled Committee Room Cameras

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) with Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes today unveiled the first new committee room, Statehouse Room 017, -with cameras. This will be the second room equipped with cameras, with seven more to follow. Room 313, the House finance hearing room already has cameras installed.

 
 

03.12.19 - Speaker Householder Expresses Need For FEMA Resources To Aide Flooding Victims In Perry And Other Ohio Counties

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder’s (R-Glenford) today expressed his appreciation for Governor DeWine’s (R-Cedarville) request for $70 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to combat the flooding occurring in Southeast Ohio. Speaker Householder’s district, specifically Perry County, was declared to be in a state of emergency along with 19 other counties.

 
 

03.07.19 - Speaker Larry Householder Announces Ohio House Passage Of Transportation Budget

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the passage of House Bill 62, legislation that makes appropriations for programs related to transportation and public safety for the biennium beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of those programs.  This budget totals $7.94 billion over the biennium.

 
 

03.07.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Ohio House Passage Of Transportation Budget

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the passage of House Bill 62, legislation that makes appropriations for programs related to transportation and public safety for the biennium beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of those programs.  This budget totals $7.94 billion over the biennium.

 
 

02.08.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Standing Committee Assignments

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker Larry Householder announced today the standing committee and standing subcommittee assignments for the 133rd General Assembly.

 

“Members of the Ohio House have a great wealth of knowledge and expertise,” said Speaker Householder. “The work of the committees will be essential to us in the 133rd General Assembly as we begin enacting our policy agenda to improve the lives of Ohioans.”

 

The committee assignments are as follows:

 
 

02.06.19 - Ohio House Passes Concurrent Resolution Authorizing State Of The State Address On March 5

 

COLUMBUS – Today the Ohio House unanimously passed House Concurrent Resolution 3 authorizing a joint convention of the General Assembly to receive the State of the State Address on March 5, 2019 at noon.  The Speaker formally invited Governor Mike DeWine to the House Chamber of the Ohio House of Representatives to deliver the State of State Address earlier in the week.

 
 

02.06.19 - Ohio House Approves Rules For 133rd General Assembly

 

COLUMBUS - The Ohio House of Representatives today approved the House Rules for the 133rd General Assembly.

The resolution confirming Rules of the House for the 133rd General Assembly passed with strong bipartisan support. Rules for this general assembly have been updated to reflect references to the current general assembly while also including the following notable changes:

 
 

02.06.19 - House Republican Leadership Elected

 

COLUMBUS – On February 6th, Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) announced the election of the Ohio House Republican leadership team for the 133rd General Assembly:

 
 

02.06.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Screening Panel To Fill Ohio's 3rd House District Vacancy

 

COLUMBUS - Speaker of the Ohio House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and members of the Ohio House Republican Caucus today announced a screening panel to begin reviewing candidates wishing to fill the vacant 3rd House District seat, covering the entirety of Wood County.

 
 

02.06.19 - Adam Holmes Selected To Fill 97th District House Seat

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced that Adam Holmes was selected to represent the 97th House District, covering Guernsey County and part of Muskingum County. Representative Holmes will replace Senator Brian Hill who was selected to serve in the Ohio Senate in December, 2018.

 
 

02.05.19 - Speaker Householder Invites Governor DeWine To Statehouse House Chamber For State Of The State Address

 

COLUMBUS - Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced that he has formally invited Governor Mike DeWine to the House Chamber of the Ohio House of Representatives to deliver the State of State address on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at noon.

 
 

02.05.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Several Appointments (II)

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker Larry Householder announced several appointments today to the following entities:

Commission on Minority Health

Statewide Emergency Services Internet Protocol Steering Committee

Southern Ohio Agriculture and Community Development Foundation Board of Trustees

 
 

01.29.19 - Representative Larry Householder Elected Speaker

 

COLUMBUS – On January 7th, Representative Larry Householder (R-Glenford) was elected Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 133rd General Assembly. Householder represents the 72nd House District, encompassing all of Coshocton and Perry counties, as well as parts of Licking County. Representative Householder, currently serving his second consecutive term in the Ohio House, previously served as Speaker from 2001 to 2004.

 
 

01.22.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Several Appointments

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker Larry Householder made several appointments today to the following special committees, the Controlling Board, and the Legislative Task Force on Redistricting. 

 
 

01.22.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Hiring Of Deputy Chief Of Staff For Policy

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker Larry Householder today announced Matthew McAuliffe, most recently the Director of Cabinet Affairs & Special Advisor to the Governor, as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy. In this role McAuliffe will lead the development and implementation of the Republican Caucus policy agenda.

 
 

01.17.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Ohio House Communications Director

 

COLUMBUS –Speaker Larry Householder today announced the selection of Gail Crawley as Communications Director for the Ohio House of Representatives.

 
 

01.16.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Selection Of Ohio House Budget Director

 

Speaker Larry Householder today named Christine Morrison, a longtime budget and policy staffer, budget director for the Ohio House of Representatives.

 
 

01.16.19 - Speaker Householder Announces Screening Panel To Fill Ohio's 97th House District Vacancy

 

Speaker of the Ohio House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and members of the Ohio House Republican Caucus today announced a screening panel to begin reviewing candidates wishing to fill the vacant 97th House District seat.

 
 

01.08.19 - Speaker Householder Hires Statehouse Veteran As House Chief Of Staff / Majority Legal Counsel

 

Speaker Householder has named Statehouse veteran Jonathon L. McGee as chief of staff and majority legal counsel for the Ohio House of Representatives, effective immediately.

 
 

04.30.18 - State Rep. Householder Announces District Winner Of 2018 Ohio House Of Representatives Student Art Exhibition

 


COLUMBUS—State Representative Larry Householder (R-Glenford) announced Sanae Dutiel as the 72nd House District winner of the 2018 Ohio House of Representatives Student Art Exhibition.

 
 

11.01.17 - Householder, Seitz Testify In Support Of Ohio Workers First Act

 

COLUMBUS – State lawmakers today began hearings on the Ohio Workers First Act, which would close a loophole that allows illegal aliens to receive workers’ compensation benefits.

 
 

10.11.17 - Householder, Seitz Propose Ohio Workers First Act

 
COLUMBUS - 

Reps. Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) todaY introduced House Bill 380, to put Ohio Workers First.

 
 

09.19.17 - Representative Householder Testifies On Legislation To Support Hunting And Fishing Rights Of Disabled Veterans

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Darrell Kick (R-Loudonville) testified today during the House Energy and Natural Resources Committee in support of legislation they introduced in June that will update Ohio’s hunting and fishing laws.

 
 

06.14.17 - Representatives Householder And Kick Introduce Legislation To Extend Hunting And Fishing Rights Of Disabled Vets

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Darrell Kick (R-Loudonville) introduced legislation today to update Ohio’s hunting and fishing laws.

 
 

06.12.17 - Reps. Householder And Lanese Introduce Legislation To Expand Off-Duty Officers' Right To Carry

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Laura Lanese (R-Grove City) have introduced legislation to protect the right of off-duty peace officers to carry a concealed weapon.

 
 

05.24.17 - Legislation Honors Coshocton Hero

 

COLUMBUS – Staff Sergeant Paul Mardis Jr. was a decorated veteran who served America
with distinction and lost his life so that others could be free.

 
 

05.18.17 - Householder Votes To Stop Illegal Aliens From Receiving Benefits

 

COLUMBUS – Representative Larry Householder voted to stop illegal aliens from receiving
benefits.

 
 

05.16.17 - Committee Begins Hearings On Householder Coroner Reform Legislation

 

COLUMBUS – An Ohio House committee began hearings today on a proposal to improve
Ohio’s death certificate laws by increasing oversight and transparency.

 
 

03.20.17 - Householder Introduces Legislation To Require Cause Of Death Changes Be Approved By Judge

 

COLUMBUS—Former Speaker of the House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) introduced
legislation this afternoon to require coroners to go before the Court of Common Pleas in
order to change the cause of death on a death record.