Rep. Vitale during session on April 13, 2016.
Rep. Vitale during session on April 13, 2016.
 Rep. Vitale during session.
Rep. Vitale during session.
 Rep. Vitale during session on 2/26/2016.
Rep. Vitale during session on 2/26/2016.

State Representative Nino Vitale is serving his second term in the Ohio House. He represents the 85th District, which is comprised of Champaign County and portions of Logan and Shelby counties.

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07.17.17 - Why Rep. Vitale Voted Against Taxing Health Care


A small few have criticized my decision to vote against raising the Health Insuring Corporation (HIC) tax.  Here is the backstory. The federal government decided to control and usurp states’ rights once again by determining that Ohio could no longer have a Medicaid Care Organization (MCO) tax. This MCO tax began when Obamacare and Medicaid expansion were put in place some seven years ago. Many in government have gotten used to using this MCO tax to fund local programs.


06.06.17 - The Paris Climate Accord: Have You Read It?


President Trump told voters he would remove the United States from agreements that he feels are harmful to America. But is the Paris Accord harmful? Much has been said about the Paris Accord. Yet, the people I speak with have not actually read the accord, nor looked into what America’s commitment would have been. Here are facts that I have discovered.


05.08.17 - Representative Vitale Votes No On 4,500 Page Budget Bill


On Tuesday, May 2nd the Ohio House of Representatives passed the state operating budget (HB 49). While Representative Vitale (R-Urbana) found some good causes within the budget, as a conservative representative who promised to promote smaller, smarter government, he could not vote in favor of it.


03.14.17 - COLUMN: Three Solutions To Our Drug Epidemic


There has been much discussion today about the drug problem. Most seem to want to focus on treating those with addiction. While treatment is very important, I hear very little about slowing or stopping the opioid problem, so we have less people who need treatment. There is no question we have some deeply troubling situations occurring. But why don’t talk more about prevention, so less Ohioans need expensive and reoccurring treatment? 

Representative A. Nino Vitale
District 85
77 S. High St
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1507
Fax      (614) 719-3978
Email Representative Vitale
Hometown : Urbana
Party : Republican
Current Term : Eligible to run for another term