As the Ohio House of Representatives is set to resume session for 2016, I am excited to continue the great work that the Ohio House has already accomplished in the 131st General Assembly. It was a very productive legislative year in 2015, and I want to take time to reflect on some of the changes we accomplished last year in hopes of making a difference in the lives of Ohioans.
Although we have experienced unseasonably warm weather thus far this season, Ohioans know the snow and ice is inevitably around the corner. As the temperatures begin to drop and the snow starts to fall, it often creates a scenic view throughout our snow-covered neighborhoods. We must bear in mind, however, that the beauty of a snowfall means we must exercise more vigilance while driving.
COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 207, sponsored by State Representatives Mike Henne (R-Clayton) and Robert McColley (R-Napoleon). HB 207 addresses issues of workers’ compensation claims that involve motor vehicle accidents caused by a third party.
The intent of charter schools in Ohio is to provide alternative options for parents and students who might need an environment better suited for their needs and interests. There are many great charter schools across the state; however there have been concerns brought up in regards to the oversight and accountability of these schools.