The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 483, legislation that makes appropriation changes and minor 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.
With strong bipartisan support, the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 497—the state’s capital budget bill—which invests capital appropriations totaling nearly $2.4 billion in communities and projects throughout Ohio.
Today, State Representative Barbara Sears (R-Toledo) and State Representative Ron Amstutz (R-Wooster), applauded the passage of House Bill 408 (HB 408), which allows for an income tax credit for donations to permanent endowment funds of an eligible community foundation. If donations are under $1,000, the tax credit equals 50% of the donation and, if contributions are above $1,000, the credit equals 20% of the donation. The tax credit may not exceed $10,000 for individual returns or $20,000 for joint returns.
COLUMBUS—During today’s session of the Ohio House of Representatives, Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) and Chairman of the House Finance and Appropriations Committee Ron Amstutz (R-Wooster) were pleased to present Debra McDonald with a House resolution to honor her recognition as Ohio Teacher of the Year.