Representative Mark J. Romanchuk - House District 2
 

10.20.17 - Representative Romanchuk Releases Statement Regarding Resignation Of Congressman Tiberi

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) released a statement regarding the announced resignation of Congressman Pat Tiberi.

 
 

10.19.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: Small Changes Significantly Improve Ohioans' Lives

 
Columbus - 

One of my priorities as your state representative is to support efforts to improve the quality of life for all Ohioans, whether through big budget changes such as income tax reform or policies that generate small business growth. Recently, I voted for a bill that reduces costs on an item that many people must use every day - eyeglasses.

 
 

10.06.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: Ensuring Consumer Protections For Ohioans

 

In the words of Milton Friedman, “The great danger to the consumer is the monopoly ... His most effective protection is free competition."

 
 

09.15.17 - State Representative Romanchuk Receives Public Service Award

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) yesterday received the Public Service Award from LeadingAge Ohio for performing extraordinary service for the elderly by positively influencing the field of senior care and services. 

 
 

08.21.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: Bureau Of Workers' Compensation Rebates Benefit Richland County

 

For the third time in four years, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is returning $1 billion to Ohio’s private and public employers.  The BWC provides for workers who are injured on the job to receive care.  For these services, businesses—both public and private—pay premiums each year, protecting their most important asset, their employees.

 
 

06.29.17 - State Representative Romanchuk Honors Little Buckeye Children's Museum During Ohio House Session

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) presented a resolution on behalf of the Ohio House to the Little Buckeye Children’s Museum, recognizing them for being named the “Institution of the Year” by the Ohio Museum Association.

 
 

06.22.17 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Passage Of Legislation Permitting Intrastate Equity Crowdfunding

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the Ohio House for approving legislation that permits, in certain circumstances, intrastate equity crowdfunding, with the goal of providing Ohio residents the ability to identify new local businesses and opportunities to invest in them.

 
 

06.12.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: Remembering The Significance Of The Flag

 

While not an official federal holiday, Flag Day is an important day to recognize as part of the American tradition. To many, the American flag is the ultimate symbol of the values that our nation was built on—democracy, equality, freedom, and more. Every day, it flies above us, standing strong in the face of the adversities our nation encounters.

 
 

05.24.17 - Representative Romanchuk Applauds Continuation Of Ohio Sales Tax Holiday

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the passage of Senate Bill 9 by the Ohio House of Representatives, which would create a sales tax holiday during the first weekend of August 2017.

 
 

05.24.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: A Moment Of Reverence For Our Men And Women In Uniform

 

With Armed Forces Day having recently passed and Memorial Day on the horizon, we have an opportunity to come together within our community and honor our nation’s service members. These brave individuals risk their lives and sometimes make the ultimate sacrifice to protect the freedom of us back home, and I encourage you to take a moment to remember what these two holidays are all about.

 
 

05.22.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: Visit To Local School Yielded Good Discussion For Helping Students

 

I recently had the opportunity to visit and tour Malabar Intermediate School in Mansfield.  I appreciated having the chance to talk with Principal Andrew Moyer and Assistant Principal Tom Hager.

 
 

05.04.17 - State Representative Romanchuk Commends Local Elementary School On New STEM Designation

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) applauded Springmill STEM Elementary School for its recent STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) designation, effective next school year. Springmill is part of the Mansfield City School District and the first in Richland County to receive this designation.

 
 

04.24.17 - State Representative Romanchuk Announces Funding To Mansfield Lahm Air National Guard Base

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) applauded the recommendation of the Ohio Military Facilities Commission that $2.5 million be granted to the179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard who have operated out of the Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport since 1948.

 
 

02.17.17 - Representative Romanchuk Applauds Passage Of Legislation Regarding Penalties For Trafficking And Possession Of Cocaine

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mark Romanchuk(R-Ontario) this week announced the passage of legislation by the Ohio House that makes changes to drug trafficking and possession laws regarding cocaine. House Bill 4, sponsored by Reps. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) and John Rogers (D-Mentor on the Lake), restores the statutory penalties for possession of cocaine and clarifies the penalties for the trafficking of cocaine.

 
 

01.19.17 - Rep. Romanchuk Appointed To Chair Of House Health And Human Services Subcommittee

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has appointed Rep. Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) as chair of the House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee.

 
 

01.12.17 - Guest Column From State Rep. Mark Romanchuk

 

I believe in the right to bear arms.  The second amendment guarantees us all that right:

“A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” 

 
 

01.06.17 - Representative Romanchuk Sworn In As State Representative Of The 2nd House District

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) was sworn in yesterday as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. He represents the 2nd Ohio House District, which comprises all of Richland County, for a third term.

 
 

11.22.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: Thankful To Be Your State Representative

 

Thanksgiving is a time to be with family, friends, and loved ones.  In today’s society, it has become easy to stay in touch with everyone via email, instant video chats, and social media.  However, despite all our technological advances, I find it is even more important to spend time together in person, talk, and share a meal.

 
 

11.18.16 - Representative Romanchuk Honors William J. Hartnett During Ohio House Session

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) joined the Ohio House this week to present a resolution on behalf of William J. Hartnett and his life. “Bill” Hartnett’s family was present to receive the resolution.

 
 

11.17.16 - Representative Romanchuk Honors The Lexington High School Boys 4x800-Meter Relay Team And Nick Stricklen

 

Today, State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) honored the Lexington High School boys 4x800-meter relay team as 2016 Division II State Champions and Nick Stricklen as a 2016 Division II State Track and Field Champion.

 
 

10.19.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: Financial Security And Independence Important For Those With Disabilities

 

As your state representative, it is my job to represent the voices of each individual in my district.  It is vitally important to speak for the disabled and make sure their needs are addressed at the Ohio Statehouse.  My priority remains giving every person an equal opportunity to succeed—especially those with special needs.

 
 

10.04.16 - Rep. Romanchuk Attends Highway Dedication For Local Military Hero

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) yesterday gave remarks at a highway dedication ceremony in honor of Lieutenant Colonel Albert L. Allen, Jr. Through the passage of Substitute Senate Bill 182 in February, numerous memorial highways were created across the state.

 
 

08.24.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: Ohio Is Open For Business

 

Small businesses in our community, and throughout our state, are vital contributors to both job growth and our economy. Right here in Richland County, we are home to a wide range of businesses including manufacturing, IT, health care and many more.

 
 

06.28.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk- Celebrating The Fourth Of July

 

On Monday, citizens of the United States will spend the day, and probably the entire weekend, celebrating the Fourth of July. This year marks the 240th anniversary since our Founding Fathers adopted the Declaration of Independence—a document which officially declared our country a sovereign nation free and independent from Great Britain.

 
 

06.09.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk- TourismOhio Updates Slogan, Highlights Ohio As A Great Place To Visit

 

As we move into the summer months, I’m certainly looking forward to all the activities taking place in Richland County and around Ohio. Ohio’s new brand: “Ohio. Find it Here,” certainly captures the essence of our state and highlights its’ vast tourism industry.  We are truly blessed to live in a state with such a large variety of activities as well as limitless opportunities for adventure—including amusement parks, state parks, rivers, campsites, in addition to the many festivals and live events hosted by big and small cities throughout Ohio. 

 
 

05.24.16 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Bill To Allow Parents To Freeze Child's Credit

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded passage of House Bill 317, which is aimed at protecting minors from being victims of identity theft. Today’s vote was a concurrence vote in which the Ohio House voted to agree with amendments made by the Ohio Senate.

 
 

05.19.16 - Ohio House Passes Bill Honoring Local Football Legend

 

The Ohio House yesterday passed legislation jointly sponsored by State Representatives Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) and Ron Amstutz (R-Wooster) designating February 3rd as “Charles Follis Day” in honor of the first African American professional football player.

 
 

05.10.16 - State Rep. Romanchuk Appointed Chair Of Ohio House Economics & Workforce Development Committee

 

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) recently appointed State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) to serve as chair of the Ohio House Economics & Workforce Development Committee.

 
 

04.28.16 - Rep. Romanchuk Honors Denise Benson As Coach Of The Year

 

Wednesday, State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Manfield) presented a resolution to Denise Benson, the Lexington High School cross country coach, honoring her the the 2015 U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association High School Coach of the Year for Boys Cross Country for the State of Ohio.

 
 

04.27.16 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Bill Creating Sales Tax Holiday For Back-to-School Purchases

 

Today State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R – Ontario) announced that the Ohio House passed Senate Bill 264, which designates the first weekend in August 2016 as a sales tax holiday for the purposes of back-to-school shopping. The legislation creates a three-day period in which certain school supplies are exempt from both state and county sales tax.

 
 

04.12.16 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Legislation Relaxing Hunting Permit Requirements For Active Military Passes Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation that relaxes hunting restrictions on deer or wild turkey for those on active military duty.

 
 

03.23.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: Cutting The Red Tap For Small Businesses - It's Common Sense

 

It is no secret that Ohio’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy. They help create jobs and encourage growth within our community. The role of state government is to enact policy that will support and empower our local businesses, not create burdensome regulations that make it difficult for these companies to operate effectively and efficiently.

 
 

03.21.16 - Representative Romanchuk Applauds The Release Of Capital Funds To North Central State College

 

Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that the Ohio Controlling Board approved the release of capital funds for improvement projects at North Central State College. The funds will be used for the Kee Hall Renovation project and the Fallerius Hall IT Data Center Infrastructure project in Mansfield, Richland County.

 
 

02.25.16 - Rep. Romanchuk, Senator Obhof Congratulate Stellar Robotics Team At Ohio Statehouse

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) and State Senator Larry Obhof (R-Medina) welcomed the Stellar Robotics Team from Richland County to the Statehouse yesterday in recognition of winning the FIRST Mahoning Valley Robotics Challenge Championship.

 
 

02.23.16 - Ohio House Passes Resolution Addressing Federal Guidance For Individuals With Developmental Disabilities

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of legislation he jointly sponsored that urges the federal government to revise its guidance on employment services for individuals with developmental disabilities and ensure their right to participate in facility-based programs.
 

 
 

02.17.16 - Rep. Mark Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Bill Waiving Concealed Handgun License Fee

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that would waive the concealed handgun license fee for applicants who are currently serving in or who have retired from the United States military.

 
 

02.16.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk: Fighting Drug Addiction In Richland County And Across The State

 

Families across Ohio continue to suffer from the effects of drug addiction. Opioid addiction leaves a painful mark on many of our citizens and touches the entire state.  Many of our friends, neighbors and loved ones here in Richland County have experienced the reality of this epidemic which continues to grow every day.

 
 

01.28.16 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Funding For Community Health Access Project Addressing Infant Mortality

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) announced that a community health project in Richland County has been approved for funding from the state.

 
 

12.22.15 - Guest Column: Year In Review

 

As we get ready to ring in a new year, I want to take this opportunity to reflect on some of the achievements made by the Ohio House of Representatives in 2015.  We have accomplished a tremendous amount this year, and I am confident that Richland County will benefit from many of our achievements.
This summer, my colleagues and I worked to pass House Bill 64, the state operating

 
 

12.09.15 - Romanchuk Supports Measure To Lift Ban On US Crude Oil Exports

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mark Romanchuk voted yesterday for a resolution encouraging the export of oil in the United States.

 
 

12.08.15 - Representative Romanchuk Honors Lexington Cross Country Champions

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today honored the Lexington High School men’s and women’s cross country teams for their Northwest District championship, Regional championship and Division II State championship titles. Romanchuk presented the student athletes with a resolution during the Ohio House session for their achievements.

 
 

12.08.15 - Rep. Romanchuk Votes For Measure To Lift Ban On US Crude Oil Exports

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk today voted for a resolution encouraging the export of oil in the United States.

 
 

12.08.15 - State Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Passage Of Bill To Create The D.O.L.L.A.R. Deed Program

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk applauds the passage of legislation creating the D.O.L.L.A.R. Deed program (Deed Over, Lender Leaseback, Agreed Refinance), which was voted on during today’s Ohio House session. House Bill 303 will provide homeowners the option to remain in their homes as a tenant instead of foreclosing on the property. 

 
 

12.04.15 - Rep. Mark Romanchuk Receives Award From Area Agency On Aging

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) received the 2015 “Elected Official of the Year Award” from the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging (AAA) on Thursday for his commitment to public service and the residents of Ohio.

 
 

12.02.15 - Rep. Romanchuk Receives Legislator Of The Year Award From The Ohio Association Of County Boards Of Developmental Disabilities

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) was presented the Legislator of the Year Award for 2015 from the Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities (OACB) for his work within his own community, as well as at the state level in his capacity as state representative.

 
 

11.19.15 - Rep. Mark Romanchuk Receives Elected Official Advocacy Award

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today received the “Elected Official Advocacy Award” from the Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging.

 
 

11.18.15 - State Representative Mark Romanchuk Testifies In Support Of Memorial Highway Naming

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) yesterday gave sponsor testimony on House Bill 338, legislation that would designate a portion of I-71 in Mansfield as the Lt. Col. Albert L. Allen, Jr. Memorial Highway. 

 
 

11.18.15 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds House Passage Of Pro-Life Legislation

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) applauded yesterday’s passage of legislation aimed at supporting life and addressing women’s healthcare in Ohio.

 
 

09.30.15 - Rep. Romanchuk Votes To Approve Health Care Compact

 
COLUMBUS - 

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

 
 

09.25.15 - Reps. Derickson, Romanchuk Applaud Reduction In New Business Filing Fees

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Tim Derickson (R-Hanover Twp.) and Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the announcement by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted that it is now easier and cheaper to start a new business in Ohio as a result of a recent initiative to reduce business filing fees.

 
 

09.11.15 - Guest Column: State Representative Mark Romanchuk

 

America today recognized the 14th anniversary of September 11th. I am sure everyone remembers exactly what we were doing that day.  The United States was brutally attacked that morning, and many men and women died leaving behind a bruised and mournful country.

 
 

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

 
COLUMBUS - 

Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) 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.

 
 

07.21.15 - State Rep. Mark Romanchuk Announces Release Of Funding For Sidewalk And Curb Repair At OSU's Mansfield Campus

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the State Controlling Board approved the release of $1,148,996.48 to The Ohio State University for the purpose of replacing sidewalks, parking lots, and curbs at the Mansfield Campus.

 
 

07.15.15 - State Rep. Mark Romanchuk Announces Grant For Mansfield City Schools

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that Mansfield City Schools have received a grant of approximately $75,000 as part of Ohio’s Community Connectors school mentorship program. In 2014, Governor Kasich and the Ohio legislature designed the Community Connectors program to bring schools, businesses, faith groups, and civic groups together in an effort to encourage mentorship opportunities for students.

 

 
 

06.30.15 - State Rep. Romanchuk Supports Legislation To Simplify Prescription Process

 
COLUMBUS - 

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 116 with broad bipartisan support. This bill seeks to provide for partial drug prescription refills for the purpose of synchronizing multiple prescriptions for one patient. State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) voted in support of the bill.

 
 

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

 
COLUMBUS - 

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

 
 

06.26.15 - Rep. Romanchuk's Bill To Help Spur Business Creation Signed By Governor Kasich

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) is pleased to announce that Governor John Kasich has signed into law a bill aimed at making it easier to create new businesses in Ohio.

 
 

06.25.15 - Rep. Mark Romanchuk Applauds House Passage Of Bill To Evaluate State's Tax Structure

 
COLUMBUS - 

In the course of yesterday’s Ohio House session, State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) voted in favor of House Bill 9, legislation to improve the way state tax expenditures are tracked and monitored.

 
 

06.18.15 - Rep. Romanchuk Votes To Strengthen Penalties For Heroin Possession

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) applauded the passage of House Bill 171, which strengthens penalties for heroin possession and trafficking.

 
 

06.03.15 - State Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Rock Salt Price Settlement

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) applauded yesterday’s announcement that a settlement had been reached in a case involving the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and two rock salt companies, Morton Salt Inc. and Cargill Inc.

 
 

05.20.15 - Rep. Mark Romanchuk Votes To Help People With Disabilities Meet Financial Needs

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) applauded today’s House passage of legislation that allows the family members or guardians of Ohioans with disabilities to create their own tax-advantaged accounts.

 
 

04.29.15 - Rep. Romanchuk Approves Bill Aimed At Increasing Government Efficiency And Accountability

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today voted for legislation aimed at increasing efficiency and saving taxpayer dollars in local governments and state agencies.

 
 

04.22.15 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Bipartisan Passage Of Biennial Budget

 
COLUMBUS - 

Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the House passage of Amended Substitute House Bill 64, the biennial state budget bill that allocates funding to schools and government programs, as well as providing significant tax relief to all Ohioans and small businesses in the state.

 
 

04.21.15 - State Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Creation Of Ohio Military Facilities Commission Through Budget Amendment

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the addition of an amendment to Am. Sub. House Bill 64, the state budget bill, that would create the Ohio Military Facilities Commission.

 
 

03.26.15 - Newly Passed Legislation Lowers Filing Fee For Businesses In Ohio, Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Bill That Encourages Improved Workforce Development

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Tim Derickson (R-Hanover Twp.) and Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the House passage of House Bill 3. The legislation strives to update the OhioMeanJobs website and also reduces filing fees for small businesses and entrepreneurs, all with the intent of continuing Ohio’s momentum related to workforce development and job creation.

 
 

02.11.15 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Ohio House Passage Of Bill Regarding PARCC Testing In Schools

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) 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).

 
 

01.13.15 - Rep. Mark Romanchuk To Serve As Vice Chair Of Ohio House Committee

 
COLUMBUS - 

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) recently appointed State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) to serve as vice chair of the House Economic & Workforce Development Committee.

 
 

01.06.15 - Mark Romanchuk Sworn In As State Rep. Of The 2nd House District

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) yesterday was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 131st General Assembly. He represents the 2nd Ohio House District, which comprises all of Richland County.

 
 

10.09.14 - State Rep. Romanchuk Visits Local Company For Presentation Of Ohio Strong Awards

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario), along with a representative from the Ohio Treasurer’s office, recently visited Cooper Enterprises, Inc. in Shelby on October 3rd in order to promote Ohio Manufacturing Month and to present the Ohio Strong Award to local
recipients.

 

 

 

 

 
 

09.16.14 - COLUMN: Richland County Makes Gains In Workforce Development

 

Ohio continues to move forward on a path to greater economic success, decreased unemployment and better fiscal responsibility.  I have made it my mission to ensure that the 2nd House District, which is comprised of Richland County, receives the resources, support and funding necessary to teach our students, bring about job opportunities and grow economically.  There is always more work to be done, but I am proud of the many successes that have been achieved during my first term and want to share with you some exciting local projects that have recently received significant funding from the state.

 
 

08.14.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Study Committee In Mansfield

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that this summer’s House Unemployment Debt Study Committee will be holding a hearing, including public testimony, in Mansfield to discuss the Unemployment Compensation Debt and its impact on Ohio citizens and the business community.

 
 

07.02.14 - Guest Column From State Representative Mark Romanchuk

 

Each year on the fourth of July, we celebrate our country’s independence and adoption of the Declaration of Independence; a festivity full of pride for our nation.  This holiday is also a day to honor the service members who put their lives on the line so that we may continue to have the freedoms based on the ideologies of our wise founding fathers. 

 
 

06.30.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds ArcelorMittal Tubular Products LLC Business Expansion And Tax Credit

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced the approval of ArcelorMittal Tubular Products LLC’s tax credit agreement expansion. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 40%, 7-year tax credit for the company to begin in 2015. 

 
 

06.05.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Votes To Send House Bill 483, The MBR's Main Appropriations Bill, To Governor Kasich

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed the conference committee report for House Bill 483, legislation that makes appropriation and policy changes as part of the Mid-Biennial Review (MBR), a package of bills that strives to initiate reforms to state spending, agency operations, and state policies and programs.

 

 
 

06.04.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Concurrence On Legislation Offering Property Tax Relief To Disabled Veterans

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ concurrence on Senate changes to House Bill 85, legislation to enhance the homestead exemption for military veterans who are 100 percent disabled from a service-related disability.

 

 
 

04.10.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces House Passage Of Veterans MBR Bill

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) announced that the Ohio House of Representatives has passed House Bill 488, the veterans portion of the Mid-Biennial Review.

 
 

04.10.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces House Passage Of Workforce Development Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ passage of House Bill 486, legislation that makes changes to the coordination of workforce development and economic development programs.

 
 

04.03.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Legislation To Assist Students With Career Planning

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed House Bill 393, legislation that aims to better inform high school students of the career planning, job opportunities, and online education resources that are available to them through the OhioMeansJobs web site.

 
 

03.28.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Capital Funding For Community Projects

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 497—the state’s capital budget bill—which appropriates funding for several local projects within Richland County.

 
 

03.19.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Passage Of Legislation Offering Property Tax Relief To Disabled Veterans

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 85, legislation to enhance the homestead exemption for military veterans who are 100 percent disabled from a service-related disability.

 
 

02.26.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Ohio-Based Team For Winning National Manufacturing Innovation Award

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that a national award for lightweight metal manufacturing innovation will be coming to Ohio and Michigan.

 
 

02.19.14 - Romanchuk Announces House Approval Of Additional Calamity Days

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation to increase the number of calamity days that school districts are allocated for the 2013-2014 school year.

 
 

02.19.14 - Romanchuk Highlights Local Job Opportunity

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) is encouraging residents of the 2nd Ohio House District to apply for open positions in the distribution warehouse of School Specialty, Inc.

 
 

02.12.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Legislation To Strengthen Free Clinics, Give Ohioans More Health Care Options

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ passage of House Bill 320, which would strengthen the operations of free clinics and allow Medicaid patients to have greater access to health care options.

 
 

02.05.14 - Romanchuk Announces Demolition Funds For Richland County

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that Richland County will receive $36,246 in demolition grants from the second phase of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s "Moving Ohio Forward Program."

 
 

02.03.14 - Rep. Romanchuk To Host District Office Hours In Ontario February 10th

 
ONTARIO - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that he will join Ontario Mayor Randy Hutchinson in holding office hours on Monday, February 10th.

 
 

01.22.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds House Passage Of Infrastructure Improvement Resolution

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the House passage of Senate Joint Resolution 6, which authorizes nearly $2 billion in funding for infrastructure improvement projects across the state.

 
 

01.15.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Supports Passage Of Bill Increasing Interaction Between Government, Small Businesses

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the House passage of House Bill 218, legislation aimed at improving coordination and communication between state government and small businesses.

 
 

01.13.14 - An Update On The Ohio General Assembly's Progress

 

As we turn the page to 2014, I wanted to report on the progress The Ohio General Assembly has made in cutting taxes, reforming government and improving workforce development.  My top priority continues to be making Richland County a place where businesses can grow and create jobs that will provide a better quality of life for every family.

 
 

01.13.14 - Rep. Romanchuk Encourages Constituents To Provide Input On U.S. 30 Improvements

 
MANSFIELD - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) is encouraging residents of Richland County and the surrounding area to attend a public input meeting, where a proposed project to US Route 30 in Mansfield will be discussed.

 
 

12.20.13 - Relief Services Available To Richland County Residents Potentially Affected By Flooding

 
COLUMBUS - 

With the potential of severe flooding in Richland County, State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) would like to make any residents that may be affected aware of the local resources that are available to them.

 
 

12.11.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Bill Creating Committee On Aerospace Industry Passes Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 292, which creates a study committee that would study the aerospace and technology industry.

 
 

12.05.13 - Romanchuk Announces House Passage Of School Safety Bill

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that would enhance the safety of children while at school. The legislation, House Bill 215, is known as the Law Officer Volunteers in Education (LOVE) Program.

 
 

12.04.13 - Resolution Pushing For Innovative Metals Institute Clears Legislature

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario)  announced that the Ohio Senate has passed a resolution he sponsored that urges the US Department of Defense to establish the “American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute.” The House adopted the resolution October 16th.

 
 

12.04.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Passage Of Legislation To Modernize Medicaid Program In Ohio

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed Amended Substitute Senate Bill 206, legislation to modernize Ohio’s Medicaid program and require the implementation of certain Medicaid revisions, reforms and program oversight.

 
 

11.20.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces House Passage Of Balanced Budget Resolution

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) announced that in an effort to rein in federal government spending, the Ohio House of Representatives passed Senate Joint Resolution 5 during session today.  The legislation was introduced by Senate President Keith Faber (R-Celina) in the Senate.

 
 

11.20.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds House Passage Of High School Internships Bill

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the House passage of House Bill 107, which creates a $1 million pilot project to provide grants to certain businesses for employing high school students to career exploration internships.

 
 

11.13.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Passage Of Defibrillator Legislation

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the passage of House Bill 247, which protects individuals who, in an emergency, use an external defibrillator to resuscitate someone, even without training.  This legislation protects them from civil liability.  

 
 

10.30.13 - Romanchuk: Legislation Names November 2013 As "Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month"

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the passage of House Concurrent Resolution 36 through the Ohio House. This legislation designates November 2013 as “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.”

 
 

10.29.13 - Everyone Wins When People With Disabilities Work

 

On March 19, 2012, Gov. John Kasich signed an Executive Order launching Ohio’s Employment First Initiative. Employment First makes community employment the preferred outcome for individuals with Developmental Disabilities (DD).

 
 

10.17.13 - Ohio House Passes Resolution To Stop IRS From Targeting Groups Based On Political Affiliation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House passed a bipartisan resolution urging the IRS to not review tax-exempt applications of based on an organization’s presumed political affiliation.

 
 

10.16.13 - Resolution Pushing For Innovative Metals Institute Clears Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that the Ohio House has passed a resolution urging the US Department of Defense to establish the “American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute.”

 
 

10.16.13 - Romanchuk Honors Lexington Bicentennial During Ohio House Session

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today recognized the Village of Lexington for its bicentennial celebration with the presentation of a resolution during session of the Ohio House of Representatives at the Statehouse. Among those there to receive the resolution was Councilman Tony Vero.

 
 

10.02.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Passage Of Legislation To Expand Options For APRNs And PAs

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 139, legislation pertaining to hospital admission privileges of certain advance practice registered nurses (APRNs) and physician assistants (PAs).

 
 

09.19.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Discusses Income Tax Cut

 

Rep. Romanchuck discusses the new income tax withholding rates that are part of the House's $2.7 billion in tax relief included int he state operating budget.

 
 

08.29.13 - Romanchuk Highlights Upcoming Tax Changes

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) is urging employers in Richland County to begin using new state income tax withholding rates that take effect for payrolls ending on or after September 1st, allowing employees to benefit from tax cuts that were included in House Bill 59—the recently enacted state operating budget.

 
 

07.30.13 - Richland County Businesses Need Certainty. We Need To Repeal The Health Insurance Tax.

 

We celebrate small business growth in Richland County. As a county, we can fondly look back on generations of small mom and pop shops becoming major engines of commerce here. We are inspired by the entrepreneur working in his garage who started with an idea and turned it into a legendary business. Richland County residents are known for their fortitude and creativity. Unfortunately, our national government doesn’t always do everything it can to encourage small business. Too often company owners are faced with burdensome taxes and regulations that impede their ability to develop productively. Coming in January, there will be another massive tax for small businesses in Richland County and the nation called the Health Insurance Tax (HIT).

 
 

07.23.13 - Romanchuk Announces Funding For Property Cleanup

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that the State Controlling Board has released funding in the amount of $1 million to the City of Mansfield.

 
 

07.17.13 - Rep. Romanchuk: Tax Reforms Good For Ohio Families And Businesses

 

Last week, Governor John Kasich announced that nearly $1 billion was being added to Ohio’s “Rainy Day” Fund, which sets aside money for times of economic hardship. Compared to three years ago when the fund contained just 89 cents, the fact that Ohio now has $1.48 billion in reserve is good news for taxpayers all over the state.

 
 

07.10.13 - Disaster Relief Services Available To Richland Co. Residents Affected By Flooding

 
ONTARIO, Ohio - 

With the severe flooding that has occurred in Richland County, State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) would like to make any affected citizens aware of the local resources that are available to them.

 
 

06.28.13 - Governor Signs Legislation To Strengthen Workforce Development Centers

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) is pleased to announce that Governor John Kasich yesterday signed into law Substitute House Bill 1, which rebrands local workforce development centers and requires uniform use of OhioMeansJobs as their job placement system.

 
 

06.28.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Votes To Send State Operating Budget To Governor

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ passage of Amended Substitute House Bill 59, the state operating budget designed to improve Ohio’s business climate, invest in schools, help Ohioans access the care and services they need, give Ohioans greater ability to obtain higher education, and put more money back in the pockets of hardworking Ohioans.

 
 

06.26.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Passage Of FirstNet Resolution

 
COLUMBUS - 

Today, State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) applauded the passage of Senate Concurrent Resolution 15 through the Ohio House of Representatives. The bill urges the United States Congress to hold regular hearings in reference to the nationwide broadband public safety network designated as FirstNet, and to provide information on the costs of the network for Ohio and Ohio’s taxpayers.

 
 

06.26.13 - Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Legislation To Strengthen Workforce Development, Job Training For Ohioans

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed Amended Substitute Senate Bill 1, which establishes the OhioMeansJobs Workforce Development Revolving Loan Program and Fund to strengthen job training and continuing education opportunities for Ohioans.

 
 

06.26.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Legislation To Help Combat Human Trafficking

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 130, the “End Demand Act.”

 
 

06.25.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Passage Of Highway Safety Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

Today, Rep. Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 172, which requires vehicles to slow down, proceed with caution and, if possible, change lanes when passing highway maintenance vehicles that are stopped.

 
 

06.25.13 - House Passes Resolution Urging Congress To Enact Workforce Investment Act

 
COLUMBUS - 

The House of Representatives today passed House Concurrent Resolution 23, introduced by Representative Tim Derickson (R-Hanover Twp.) and Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario), which urges the Congress of the United States to reauthorize and modernize the Workforce Investment Act.

 
 

06.25.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Bill To Clarify "Criminal Child Enticement" Offenses

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed Substitute Senate Bill 64, legislation that prohibits under the offense of “criminal child enticement” a person from knowingly soliciting, coaxing, enticing or luring a child for an unlawful purpose.

 
 

06.25.13 - Rep. Romanchuk And Ohio House Advance Bill To Help Ohioans Find Work

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ vote to agree with the Senate changes to House Bill 2, which requires all applicants for unemployment insurance to register with OhioMeansJobs.com prior to applying for benefits.

 
 

06.19.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Bill To Stimulate Job Creation

 
COLUMBUS - 

Rep. Mark Romanchuk (R, Ontario) applauded the passage of House Bill 135 through the Ohio House of Representatives, which authorizes a nonrefundable tax credit for the rehabilitation of a vacant building, for the purposes of possibly turning the once-vacant facility into a new business.

 
 

06.19.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Honors Lexington Tennis Teams For Championship Victories

 
COLUMBUS - 

During yesterday’s session of the Ohio House of Representatives, State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) presented House resolutions to Lexington High School’s boys and girls tennis teams for winning their respective state championships.

 
 

06.18.13 - Legislation To Rebrand Ohio Workforce Development Centers Moves To Governor

 
COLUMBUS - 

The Ohio House of Representatives today concurred on Senate changes to Substitute House Bill 1, which strives to streamline Ohio’s workforce development efforts and make it easier for Ohioans to utilize the resources that are available to them.

 
 

06.12.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Joins Ohio House In Urging Congress, Obama Administration To Address Veterans' Benefits Delays

 
COLUMBUS - 

In an effort to help military veterans gain access to critical treatment, the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Concurrent Resolution 21, which urges President Barack Obama, the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and the U.S. Congress to take prompt action to reduce the processing time for veterans’ disability claims.

 
 

06.12.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Rape Crisis Program Funding Bill

 
COLUMBUS - 

Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced the passage of House Bill 108, which provides funding to rape crisis programs in Ohio.

 
 

06.06.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds House Passage Of "County Recorder Clean-up Bill"

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed the “County Recorder Clean-up Bill” in an effort to streamline and modernize the operations of county recorder offices.

 
 

06.05.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Resolution To Recognize Operation Homecoming

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed House Concurrent Resolution 15 to commemorate Operation Homecoming.

 
 

05.31.13 - Beginning Anew With Jobs

 

From the beginning, I’ve said job creation and job retention would be my top priority in Columbus. Since becoming your State Representative, I have had the privilege of serving as Vice Chairman of the House Manufacturing and Workforce Development Committee. On this front, I believe that the work we are doing at the Statehouse is very important.

 
 

05.29.13 - Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Deputy Suzanne Hopper Act

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 7, also known as the “Deputy Suzanne Hopper Act,” which will provide law enforcement officers with information on suspects with a history of mental illness.

 
 

05.29.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds House Passage Of S.B. 67, Legislation To Provide Affordable Audits For Local Entities

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 67, which strives to lower auditing costs for political subdivisions and increase these entities’ participation in audits.

 
 

05.24.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Hosts Workforce Development Forum In Mansfield

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) was pleased to host a workforce development forum in his district, in an effort to discuss with local leaders, business owners and fellow state lawmakers ways to expand the pool of potential employees for businesses in north-central Ohio.

 
 

05.23.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Sweepstakes Moratorium

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed Senate Bill 115, legislation to strengthen the sweepstakes parlor moratorium language that was passed during the 129th General Assembly.

 
 

05.23.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Passage Of Legislation To Help Veterans Obtain Employment

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 98, legislation that strives to assist Ohio’s newest generation of veterans by helping them find employment upon returning home from deployment.

 
 

05.15.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Legislation To Provide Affordable Audits For Local Entities

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 6, which strives to lower auditing costs for political subdivisions and increase these entities’ participation in audits.

 
 

05.15.13 - Romanchuk Announces House Passage Of Nitro's Law

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 90, which establishes harsher penalties for owners, managers or employees of kennels and rescue shelters who commit animal cruelty. The bill is commonly referred to as “Nitro’s Law.”

 
 

05.08.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Legislation To Support The Ohio Breast And Cervical Cancer Project

 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 112, legislation to allow taxpayers to contribute a portion of their income tax refunds to the Ohio Breast and Cervical Cancer Project.

 
 

05.08.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Legislation To Provide Continuity Of Education To Abused Children

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 14, which requires the release to another district or school the records of a child who is alleged an abused, neglected or dependent child.

 
 

04.24.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Votes In Support Of Legislation Providing Certificate Of Birth For Stillborn

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 95, which revises Ohio law to provide the issuance of a “certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth” for stillborn babies.

 
 

04.24.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Passage Of Resolution Urging Repeal Of Federal Excise Tax

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Concurrent Resolution 6, which urges Congress and President Barack Obama to repeal the new medical device tax that was included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

 
 

04.19.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds House Passage Of Biennial Budget

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed a bipartisan, comprehensive state operating budget that provides crucial assistance to schools and community programs, while at the same time reducing the burden on Ohio’s taxpayers.

 
 

04.11.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Encourages Constituents To Submit Online Legislative Survey

 
COLUMBUS - 

In an effort to obtain feedback from the residents of the 2nd Ohio House District, State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) encourages his constituents to fill out and return his legislative survey, which seeks feedback on issues such as the economy, workforce development and voter ID.

 
 

04.10.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces "Shared Work" Legislation Passes Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives has passed House Bill 37, legislation that creates the SharedWork Ohio Program.

 
 

03.28.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Applauds Decision To Increase Operations, Personnel At 179th Airlift Wing

 
COLUMBUS - 

In response to the U.S. Air Force’s announcement to assign the C-130H Hercules mission to the Mansfield-based 179th Airlift Wing, State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) released a statement.

 
 

03.26.13 - Funding For North Central State College Will Improve IT Network, Equipment Functioning

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the State Controlling Board recently approved the release of $294,585 to complete the Recruiter software and hosting project at North Central State College in Mansfield.

 
 

03.25.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Release Of Funding For Repairs At Richland Correctional Institution

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) has announced that the State Controlling Board approved the release of $223,083 for the food service floor project at the Richland Correctional Institution in Mansfield.

 
 

03.21.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces House Passage Of Keystone Pipeline Resolution

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) announced that the Ohio House of Representatives has passed House Concurrent Resolution 9, a piece of legislation that promotes the operation of the Keystone Pipeline. In the Senate, it was designated as Senate Concurrent Resolution 7.

 
 

03.19.13 - Reps. Romanchuk, Ruhl Applaud Passage Of HCR 4 From Ohio Senate

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) and Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) today applauded the Ohio Senate’s unanimous passage of House Concurrent Resolution 4, which urges Congress to maintain operation of the 179th Airlift Wing at the Mansfield-Lahm Regional Airport.

 
 

03.19.13 - Legislation To Rebrand Ohio's Workforce Development Centers Passes Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 1, which strives to streamline Ohio’s workforce development efforts and make it easier for Ohioans to utilize the resources that are available to them.

 
 

02.28.13 - COLUMN: Preserving An Important Part Of Our Economy

 

Citizens of Mansfield and the surrounding areas are probably familiar with the “179th Airlift Wing at Mansfield.” Recently, I had the privilege of sharing its story at the Statehouse and honoring its service by sponsoring House Concurrent Resolution 4.

 
 

02.25.13 - Rep. Romanchuk, RCDG To Host Business Opportunities Forum On March 4th

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) will be joining the Richland Community Development Group (RCDG) in a Business Opportunities Forum for local businesses and manufacturers.

 
 

02.20.13 - Romanchuk, Ruhl Applaud House Passage Of HCR 4

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) and Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives unanimously passed House Concurrent Resolution 4, which urges Congress to maintain operation of the 179th Airlift Wing at the Mansfield-Lahm Regional Airport.

 
 

02.12.13 - Reps. Romanchuk, Ruhl Applaud Passage Of HCR 4 From Committee

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) and Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) today announced that the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee voted to pass House Concurrent Resolution 4, which urges Congress to maintain operation of the 179th Airlift Wing at the Mansfield-Lahm Regional Airport.

 
 

02.05.13 - Reps. Romanchuk, Derickson Testify In Support Of Legislation To Streamline Workforce Development Services

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Tim Derickson (R-Hanover Twp.) and Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today offered sponsor testimony before the House Manufacturing and Workforce Development Committee in support of House Bill 1.

 
 

01.30.13 - Romanchuk Introduces Jobs Bill

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Rep. Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) today introduced legislation aimed at improving Ohio’s workforce development system by reducing confusion as Ohio workers try to find new jobs.

 
 

01.23.13 - Rep. Romanchuk To Serve As Vice Chair Of House Committee

 
Columbus - 

Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) recently appointed State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) to serve as the vice chair of the House Manufacturing and Workforce Development Committee.

 

 
 

01.16.13 - Rep. Romanchuk Announces Release Of Funding For Mental Health Center

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today announced that the State Controlling Board approved the release of $218,625 for the costs associated with the Community Mental Health Facilities for the Center for Individual & Family Services, which is a non-profit contract agency of the Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Richland County.

 
 

01.07.13 - Mark Romanchuk Sworn In As State Representative Of The 2nd House District

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 130th General Assembly. He represents the 2nd Ohio House District, which comprises all of Richland County.