Representative Stephen A. Huffman - House District 80
 

11.15.17 - Rep. Huffman Announces New Bill On Healthcare Price Transparency In Ohio

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today announced new legislation he plans to introduce regarding healthcare price transparency in the state of Ohio. 

 
 

11.02.17 - Rep. Huffman Applauds Passage Of Bill Prohibiting Abortions On Unborn Children With Down Syndrome

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) yesterday applauded the passage of House Bill 214, legislation prohibiting abortions on unborn children who have or may have Down syndrome.

 
 

10.25.17 - Rep. Huffman Honors Local Doctor Named Family Physician Of The Year

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) and Keith Faber (R-Celina) presented a resolution during yesterday’s Ohio House session to Dr. Carlos K. Menendez, honoring him for being named “Ohio’s 2017 Family Physician of the Year” by the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians.

 
 

10.04.17 - Rep. Huffman Announces Open Application Period For 2017 School Bus Rebate Program

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today announced that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now accepting applications for its 2017 School Bus Rebate Program.

 
 

09.27.17 - Column From Rep. Huffman: BWC Rebates Can Produce Better Future For Ohio Businesses

 
COLUMBUS - 

As a state representative and someone who has paid insurance bills for many years, I know just how much insurance can give a person peace of mind, whether your car, house, or life is being protected. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is an important aspect of that industry, helping public and private employers protect their workers while on the job. The premiums paid by these businesses are used to provide safety services and care for those who are injured while at work.

 
 

09.20.17 - Representative Huffman Underscores Importance Of Blood Donation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today applauded the passage of legislation he sponsored that designates the month of January as “Blood Donor Awareness Month.”

 
 

09.15.17 - Rep. Huffman Introduces Legislation To Protect Judges' Personal Information

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) this week introduced legislation that would exclude the personal and residential information of judges in Ohio from public records.

 
 

08.25.17 - Guest Column From Representative Steve Huffman: Prioritizing Education As The New School Year Begins

 

It’s hard to believe, but another school term has begun. With summer winding down and more school buses on the streets, students all across Ohio are entering the classroom again or beginning a new chapter in their educational journey. College students and those in vocational or tech schools are also gearing up for a new school year. As state legislators, one of our top priorities is ensuring that our children are able to receive a quality education that sets them up for future success.

 
 

08.22.17 - State Rep. Huffman Encourages Schools To Apply For Statehouse Transportation Grants

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today announced that the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board and the Capitol Square Foundation will open their online application process for school transportation grants on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

 
 

06.30.17 - Rep. Huffman Votes To Send Budget Bill To Governor

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) announced that the Ohio House of Representatives has approved the conference committee report on Amended Substitute House Bill 49, the state operating budget. With a major focus on combating Ohio’s dangerous drug epidemic and ensuring that schools receive vital funding, the legislation provides support to areas most in need and keeps spending under the rate of inflation over the biennium. 

 
 

06.29.17 - Rep. Huffman Releases Statement On Premier Health Plan Announcement

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today issued the following statement regarding Premier Health Plan’s decision to leave the insurance exchange:

 
 

06.26.17 - Guest Column From Representative Steve Huffman: Addressing The Opioid Epidemic In Ohio

 

Ohio’s most pressing and urgent issue is the drug abuse and addiction epidemic that is ravaging our families and communities. Because the crisis threatens the health of our entire state and has the potential to prevent future growth, the Ohio House has taken great strides towards facing its many challenges with a multifaceted approach.

 
 

06.21.17 - Ohio House Votes For Legislation Establishing "One-Bite" Addiction Treatment Program

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) and Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that would encourage physicians to immediately seek treatment should they become addicted to alcohol or drugs.

 
 

05.25.17 - Guest Column From Representative Steve Huffman: Honoring America's Fallen Soldiers This Memorial Day

 

What does being an American mean to you? Each of us has our own ideas of what makes up the character of our great nation, but there are certain indivisible principles that we all hold dear. We are a people who subscribe to the values of freedom and equality. Our heritage is rooted in the belief that all men and women are entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. To me, being an American is more than just an issue of residency or birthplace. It marks an adherence to these fundamental ideals and a lifelong dedication to our country and fellow citizens.

 
 

05.25.17 - Representative Huffman Applauds Continuation Of Ohio Sales Tax Holiday

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) 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.

 
 

05.17.17 - Rep. Huffman Hosts University Of Toledo Baseball Team At The Ohio Statehouse

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) hosted the University of Toledo baseball team yesterday at the Ohio Statehouse prior to their game against the Ohio State University in Columbus.

 
 

05.05.17 - Rep. Huffman Applauds Passage Of House Budget Plan

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives this week passed House Bill 49, the state operating budget. The bill addresses some of Ohio’s most pressing issues, including more than $170 million in funding towards combating Ohio’s opioid epidemic and providing additional resources to schools. Rep. Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) voted in support of the legislation.

 
 

03.22.17 - Ohio House Passes Bill Recognizing Rare Birth Defect, Encouraging Further Medical Research

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed Amended Senate Bill 23, legislation that designates January 31st as “Omphalocele Awareness Day.”

 
 

03.01.17 - Rep. Stephen Huffman Votes For State Transportation Budget

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) voted to approve House Bill 26, the state transportation budget, a two-year funding plan that addresses Ohio’s infrastructure needs while utilizing innovations in technology and maintaining a competitive tax structure.

 
 

02.28.17 - Rep. Huffman Announces Passage Of Bill Eliminating Requirement To Send Certified Mail

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today announced passage of House Bill 34, which gives state agencies, local governments and other government entities an alternative to sending documents via certified mail, a practice that costs these organizations significantly more money than utilizing traditional first-class mail.

 
 

01.05.17 - Stephen Huffman Sworn In As State Representative Of The 80th House District

 
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COLUMBUS-State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) was sworn in this week as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. He represents the 80th Ohio House District, which includes Miami County and portions of Darke County.

 
 

11.30.16 - House Bill Recognizes November As "One Health Awareness Month"

 

State Representatives Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) and Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 580, which would designate November as “One Health Awareness Month” in the state of Ohio.

 
 

06.08.16 - Rep. Huffman Congratulates Darke County For Earning Safety Capital Grant

 

State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) today congratulated Darke County for being named a recipient of the Local Government Safety Capital Grant funds.

 
 

05.25.16 - Medical Marijuana Legislation Headed To Governor

 

Legislation that would legalize medical marijuana in the state of Ohio has cleared both legislative chambers and is now headed to Governor Kasich. House Bill 523, upon which the House concurred during today’s session, works to tightly regulate the distribution of medical marijuana, while ensuring access to those who need the medicine for certain conditions

 
 

05.18.16 - Rep. Huffman Honors The Troy High School Girls Bowling Team

 

Today, State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) presented a resolution to the Troy High School girls bowling team, honoring them as the 2016 Division I State Champions.

 
 

05.11.16 - Ohio House Of Representatives Passes Bill Increasing Access To Biological Drugs

 

Today, the Ohio House passed legislation that allows pharmacists to substitute biologically similar products, or “biosimilars,” for any biological product prescribed by a physician. This is a similar concept to a consumer obtaining a generic prescription medication rather than a more expensive brand name drug.

 
 

05.10.16 - Medical Marijuana Legislation Passes Ohio House

 
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Legislation to legalize medical marijuana passed the Ohio House of Representatives today. The bill works to tightly regulate the distribution of medical marijuana, while ensuring access to those who need the medicine for certain conditions.

 
 

04.12.16 - Representatives. Rezabek, Huffman Honor Parole Officer Of The Year

 

Today, State Representatives Jeffery Rezabek (R-Clayton) and Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) presented a resolution to Officer Sharlynn Key honoring her as the 2015 Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) Parole Officer of the year.

 
 

04.07.16 - Rep. Huffman Welcomes Chaminade-Julienne High School Students To Columbus

 

State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) today welcomed Advanced Placement Government students from Chaminade-Julienne High School in Dayton to Columbus to visit the Ohio Statehouse and the Ohio Supreme Court. He was joined by his colleague State Representative Michael Henne (R-Clayton).

 
 

02.24.16 - House Passes Legislation Updating County Coroner Laws

 

State Representatives Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) and Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) applauded yesterday’s House passage of legislation they joint sponsored that updates county coroner laws in the state of Ohio through the modification of various provisions.

 
 

01.13.16 - State Rep. Huffman Announces District Winner Of Ohio House Of Representatives Student Art Exhibition

 

State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) today announced Margaret Heiser as the 80th House District winner of the 2016 Ohio House of Representatives Student Art Exhibition.

 
 

09.17.15 - Ohio House Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee Meets In Cleveland

 
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The Ohio House Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee today held a hearing today at the MetroHealth main campus in Cleveland, focusing on the topics of Medicaid and aging.

 
 

09.09.15 - Ohio House Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee Meets In Scioto County

 
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The Ohio House Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee today held its second of four hearings at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth yesterday. The committee, chaired by State Representative Dr. Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City), held a graduate medical education panel to discuss healthcare models in Northwest Ohio that the Ohio House can help support and promote. 

 
 

09.03.15 - Ohio House Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee Meets In Sylvania

 
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The Ohio House Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee today held its first hearing at the ProMedica Flower Hospital in Sylvania. The committee, chaired by State Representative Dr. Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City), held a graduate medical education panel to discuss healthcare models in Northwest Ohio that the Ohio House can help support and promote.

 
 

08.28.15 - Working For Better Health Outcomes For The State Of Ohio

 

As summer comes to a close and a return to legislative sessions comes within reach, the Ohio House of Representatives has been busy evaluating the findings of our summer study committees. These committees, two of which are current standing committees in the House and one which is brand new, have been traveling the state to work with leaders and citizens from around Ohio on legislation. I’m proud to have been appointed Chairman of the newly-created House Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee, and excited to get to work throughout the next month.

 

 
 

08.19.15 - State Rep. Steve Huffman Announces Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee Membership, Schedule

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) has announced that the Ohio House Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee will hold four hearings around the state. The committee will be examining healthcare efficiencies that lead to better health outcomes at a lower cost to Ohioans.

 
 

07.27.15 - Rep. Steve Huffman Encourages Constituents To Participate In First Ever Sales Tax Holiday In Ohio From August 7-9

 
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Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) 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.

 
 

07.01.15 - Guest Column: House Bill 80: Supporting Ohio's Number One Industry

 

As Ohio’s number one industry, agriculture is incredibly important to the well-being of our state. I am pleased to report that the Ohio House of Representatives recently passed House Bill 80, a piece of legislation designed to protect the budding agritourism industry. Agritourism is any agriculturally related educational, entertainment, historical, cultural, or recreational activity conducted on a farm that is open to members of the public.

 
 

06.30.15 - Ohio House Passes Updated Consult Agreement Legislation

 
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State Representatives Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville) and Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today applauded the passage of Amended House Bill 188, legislation that updates consult agreements between physicians and pharmacists in Ohio. The bill also increases to a 30-day supply, from 72 hours, the amount of a drug that a pharmacist can dispense without a prescription to a patient.

 
 

06.24.15 - Ohio House Passes Legislation To Improve Child-Resistant Protections On Liquid Nicotine

 
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The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 168, sponsored by State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City). HB 168 seeks to prohibit the retail sale of any liquid nicotine container to be used with an electronic cigarette unless the container satisfies certain child-resistant standards, and establishes a civil penalty of up to $1,000 for each violation.

 
 

06.16.15 - Reps. Huffman, Grossman Discuss Upcoming Legislation To Upgrade Statewide Trauma System

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City) and Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) discussed upcoming legislation they will introduce to upgrade Ohio’s statewide trauma system through the creation of the Ohio Trauma Board.

 
 

05.01.15 - State Rep. Steve Huffman Honors Tri-Village High School Boys Basketball Team

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) recently presented a resolution on the floor of the Ohio House honoring the Tri-Village High School boys basketball team for their Division IV state championship victory.

 
 

04.22.15 - Rep. Huffman Applauds Bipartisan Passage Of Biennial Budget

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) today applauded the House passage of Amended Substitute House Bill 64, the biennial state budget bill that allocates funding to schools, community projects and government initiatives, as well as providing significant tax relief to all Ohioans and small businesses in the state.

 
 

03.04.15 - Ohio House Passes Legislation Expanding The Use Of Naloxone, Rep. Huffman Applauds Bill

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) today applauded the passage of House Bill 4 through the Ohio House of Representatives. This legislation works to take further strides in curtailing the opiate drug epidemic in Ohio by expanding access to a life-saving medication.

 
 

03.03.15 - Guest Column From State Representative Steve Huffman

 

The issues of school assessments, Common Core, and student performance have become highly debated topics not only in our state legislature, but across the country. As a newly-elected member of the Ohio House of Representatives, and a standing member of the House Education Committee, these areas of concern will continue to be discussed amongst my colleagues and I throughout the year. I would like to discuss a piece of good legislation, House Bill 74, which received its first hearing in committee on February 25.

 
 

01.05.15 - Rep. Steve Huffman Sworn In To Ohio House For 131st General Assembly

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 131st General Assembly during a ceremony at the Statehouse today.