Representative Stephen D. Hambley - House District 69
 

09.22.17 - Representative Hambley Appointed To Ohio Facilities Construction Commission

 
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State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) has been appointed by Ohio House Speaker Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) to serve on the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC). 

 
 

08.21.17 - Representative Hambley Appointed To The Joint Education Oversight Committee

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) has been appointed by Ohio House Speaker Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) to the Joint Education Oversight Committee (JEOC).

 
 

06.28.17 - Rep. Hambley Votes To Send Budget Bill To Governor

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) today 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 the statewide system of public education receives more funding, the legislation provides support to areas most in need and keeps spending under the rate of inflation over the biennium. 

 
 

06.21.17 - Bill Permitting Enhanced IDs Better Facilitates Travel

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House today voted to authorize the issuance of an enhanced driver’s license, enhanced commercial driver’s license (CDL), and enhanced identification (ID) card to facilitate border crossings between the United States and Canada and Mexico. To be enacted, the bill requires the Director of Public Safety to obtain approval from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security or other designated federal agency.

 
 

06.20.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Steve Hambley: Simple Policy Changes Can Be Big Advantage To Ohio Families

 

As a conservative Republican, I firmly believe in the principle of allowing the marketplace to drive competitiveness and the overall economy. Government regulations and mandates often weigh down the economy instead of benefitting businesses, which can lead to a lull in our state’s overall growth. With that in mind, it is still the job of the state government to enact policies that will encourage economic growth, put more money back into the pockets of Ohioans, and allow them to reinvest their savings in our state.

 
 

05.24.17 - Legislation Protects Students' Personal Information

 

COLUMBUS—Today, the Ohio House of Representatives voted to protect the personal information of minors who are passengers on a school bus that is involved in a traffic accident.

 
 

05.24.17 - Medina County State Representatives Vote In Favor Of Resolution Urging Elimination Of E-Check

 
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State Representatives Stephen Hambley (R-Brunswick) and Darrell Kick (R-Loudonville) who represent Medina County, today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Resolution 85, a measure that urges the president and the United States Congress to eliminate the Auto Emissions Check, often referred to as E-Check. 

 
 

05.17.17 - Rep. Hambley Announces Passage Of Bill To Help Police Better Communicate With Disabled Ohioans

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) today announced passage of House Bill 115, which would establish a voluntary program to help facilitate effective communication between law enforcement and individuals with communication disabilities.

 
 

05.10.17 - Reps. Hambley, Brinkman Introduce Bill Extending Trade-In Credit For Used Motor Vehicles

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) and Tom Brinkman (R-Mt. Lookout) have introduced legislation, House Bill 216, that would offer a tax credit to individuals who trade in a used motor vehicle to purchase another used motor vehicle.

 
 

05.02.17 - Rep. Hambley Applauds Passage Of House Budget Plan

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today 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 child, family and community protection services. Rep. Hambley voted in support of the legislation.

 
 

03.28.17 - State Rep. Steve Hambley Announces District Winner Of 2017 Ohio House Of Representatives Student Art Exhibition

 
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State Representative Steve Hambley (R- Brunswick) today announced Kasey Kania as the 69th House District winner of the 2017 Ohio House of Representatives Student Art Exhibition.

 
 

03.23.17 - State Representative Steve Hambley Honors Brady Long As The 2017 National Grocers Association Best Bagger Champion

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) this week presented a resolution honoring Brady Long on winning the 2017 National Grocers Association’s Best Bagger Championship.

 
 

03.15.17 - State Representative Hambley Honors Madison Butler As The 2016 Division I State Champion In Girls Golf

 

COLUMBUS—Today, State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) presented a resolution honoring Madison Butler on winning the 2016 Division I State Championship in girls golf.

 
 

02.28.17 - Ohio House Votes To Relieve Government Entities Of Costly Requirement To Send Certified Mail

 

COLUMBUS—Today the Ohio House voted unanimously to give 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 mail.

 
 

02.23.17 - Rep. Hambley Sponsors Bill In Remembrance Of Local Veteran

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Hambley (R-Brunswick) announced the House’s passage of legislation he sponsored that would designate a portion of State Route 261 in Medina and Summit Counties as the Sergeant James F. Allen III Memorial Highway.

 
 

02.16.17 - State Representative Hambley Encourages Local College Graduates To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) today announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The commission will hire 24 fellows to work with members of the Ohio General Assembly during 2018.

 
 

02.15.17 - Representative Hambley Applauds Passage Of Legislation Regarding Penalties For Trafficking And Possession Of Cocaine

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) today announced the passage of legislation by the Ohio House that makes changes to drug trafficking and possession laws regarding cocaine. House Bill 4 restores the statutory penalties for possession of cocaine and clarifies the penalties for the trafficking of cocaine.

 
 

02.02.17 - Rep. Steve Hambley Introduces Bill To Protect Privacy Of Minors

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) and Jeffery Rezabek (R-Clayton) today announced the introduction of House Bill 8.

 
 

01.30.17 - Rep. Steve Hambley Appointed To Three Ohio House Committees

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today announced that State Representative Stephen Hambley (R-Brunswick) has been appointed to serve on three Ohio House committees, including as vice chair of the House State & Local Government Committee.

 
 

01.05.17 - Rep. Hambley's Bill Enhancing Public Safety Signed Into Law By Governor Kasich

 
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Legislation sponsored by State Representative Stephen Hambley (R-Brunswick) that will help local government officials better address public safety needs received Governor John Kasich’s signature yesterday, enacting the bill into law.

 
 

01.04.17 - Rep. Hambley Sworn In To Second Term As State Representative

 
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State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) was sworn in to his second term as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives during yesterday’s session. He represents the 69th District, which includes most of Medina County.

 
 

09.19.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Steve Hambley: Establishing Ohio's New Medical Marijuana Control Program

 

The legalization of medical marijuana has been a widely anticipated topic that many Ohioans have debated about for years.  As Yankees legend Yogi Berra once famously said, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” This year, the Ohio General Assembly was compelled to make a difficult but necessary choice, to take that fork in the road and move cautiously and methodically forward, becoming the 25th state in the Union to approve its use.

 
 

08.17.16 - Representative Hambley And Senator Obhof To Host Joint Office Hours

 

State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) and State Senator Larry Obhof (R-Medina) today announced that they will host district office hours on August 26th at the Brunswick Public Library. No appointment is necessary to attend these events and all are encouraged to participate.

 
 

08.08.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Steve Hambley: Online Voter Registration

 

In our continually changing technological age it is becoming easier to register online for almost everything.  From signing up to run a 5K race to ordering prescriptions, the internet is revolutionizing the way we live our lives. Ohio is soon to add one more thing to this list of online conveniences – voter registration.

 
 

08.02.16 - State Representative Stephen Hambley: Sales Tax Holiday Set For First Weekend Of August

 

State Representative Stephen Hambley (R-Brunswick) today announced that a sales tax holiday, created through the passage of Senate Bill 264, is set to be held the first weekend of August. The intent of the sales tax holiday is to provide parents with some tax relief during back-to-school shopping in preparation for the new school year and to stimulate economic activity for Ohio’s retailers.

 
 

05.31.16 - Ohio House Passes Bill Allowing Township Officers To Make Arrests On Local Highways

 

The Ohio House passed legislation eliminating provisions of current law that prohibit a township constable from making an arrest on a highway that is part of the national highway system, with the exception of an interstate highway.

 
 

05.25.16 - Legislation Allowing Creation Of Family Trust Companies Headed To Governor

 

The Ohio House of Representatives has concurred on changes to Substitute House Bill 229, legislation that would give Ohio families more freedom and flexibility over their financial decisions.

 
 

05.18.16 - Rep. Hambley Announces Passage Of Legislation To Reduce Repeat OVIs

 

State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) today announced passage of House Bill 388, which allows judges to grant the use of ignition interlock for individuals on their first OVI offense in an effort to reduce the recidivism rate for OVI offenders.

 
 

05.04.16 - Rep. Hambley Honors The Wadsworth High School Girls Basketball Team

 

Today, State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) presented a resolution to the Wadsworth High School girls basketball team honoring them as the 2016 Division I State Champions.

 
 

04.28.16 - State Rep. Stephen Hambley Appointed Vice Chair Of State Government Committee

 

Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has appointed State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) to serve as Vice Chair of the State Government Committee, which will become effective May 1st.

 
 

04.20.16 - Guest Column From State Representative Steve Hambley: Ohio Legislature Takes A Cautious Approach To Medical Marijuana

 

Having a personal tendency towards rational conservatism, I am particularly fond of a Latin phrase “abundans cautela non nocet.” Translated into English, it means “abundant caution does no harm.”  This is exactly the approach that the Ohio General Assembly is taking with regards to the medical marijuana issue.

 
 

04.13.16 - State Rep. Hambley Announces Passage Of Bill To Require CPR Training For High School Students

 

Today, State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) announced passage of Sub. House Bill 113, which would require CPR training for high school students entering 9th grade for the first time on or after July 1, 2016.

 
 

04.13.16 - Representative Hambley To Host Office Hours

 

State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) today announced he will be hosting district office hours on Friday, April 15th at the Lodi District Library. No appointment is necessary to attend the event and all are encouraged to participate.

 
 

02.24.16 - Rep. Hambley Votes To Raise Monetary Limit In Small Claims Court

 

State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) voted in favor of legislation that doubles the monetary cap in small claims courts during today’s session.

 
 

01.27.16 - State Rep. Hambley Announces Passage Of Legislation To Establish Address Confidentiality Program In Ohio

 

Today State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) announced passage of House Bill 359, which establishes an Address Confidentiality Program for domestic violence and sexual assault victims in Ohio. 

 
 

01.05.16 - Representative Hambley And Senator Obhof To Host Office Hours

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) and State Senator Larry Obhof (R-Medina) today announced that they will host district office hours on January 16th at the Medina County District Library in the Community Room. No appointment is necessary to attend these events and all are encouraged to participate.

 
 

12.09.15 - Legislation Allowing Creation Of Family Trust Companies Clears Ohio House

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that would give Ohio families more freedom and flexibility over their financial decisions.

 
 

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

 
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State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) applauds the passage of legislation creating the D.O.L.L.A.R. Deed (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 facing foreclosure. 

 
 

12.07.15 - Guest Column From State Representative Steve Hambley: Combatting Ohio's Opioid Addiction

 

It is no secret that Ohio is facing a substantial opioid problem, one that has led to a significant increase in drug overdose fatalities across our state. The addiction is not unique to single demographic or geographic area, but can instead be found impacting communities in all 88 counties ranging from townships and small rural villages, to suburbs. The reality is this affliction can impact anyone with only a doctor’s signature for a simple pain killer.

 
 

10.27.15 - Representatives Hambley And Koehler Introduce Legislation To Adopt The Compact For A Balanced Budget

 
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State Representatives Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) and Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) today announced the introduction of House Bill 369, new legislation they are sponsoring together. If passed and signed into law, the bill would adopt the Compact for a Balanced Budget.

 
 

09.30.15 - Rep. Hambley Votes To Provide Greater Employment Fairness For Ex-Offenders

 
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During today’s session, State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) voted in favor of legislation that helps give ex-offenders a fair chance when looking for a job with public employers.

 
 

06.25.15 - "Goddard's Law" Passes Ohio House

 
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State Representative Steve Hambley (R–Brunswick) today voted for bipartisan legislation that greatly stiffens penalties for abusing companion animals. The bill is nicknamed “Goddard’s Law” after long-time Cleveland weatherman Dick Goddard, who for several years has passionately advocated strengthening penalties for animal abuse.

 
 

05.27.15 - Guest Column: Less Testing, More Learning Is Good For Our Schools

 

Earlier this month, the House passed a bill that I see as having a very positive effect on our schools, in Medina County and across the state. House Bill 74, sponsored by my colleague State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell), will revise the state assessments and examinations given to Ohio’s students.

 
 

05.27.15 - Rep. Hambley Votes For Bill To Promote Ohio's "Agritourism" Industry

 
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Today, State Representative Steve Hambley, (R – Brunswick) applauded the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that grants agritourism operators civil liability protection for injuries that occur during agritourism activities.

 
 

05.13.15 - State Rep. Hambley Supports Legislation To Revise State Assessments And Examinations

 
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State Representative Steve Hambley (R–Brunswick) today applauded House Bill 74, which passed in the Ohio House of Representatives with broad bipartisan support. HB 74, sponsored by State Representative Andrew O. Brenner (R-Powell), would revise the state assessments and examinations given to Ohio’s students.

 
 

04.30.15 - Rep. Hambley Approves Bill Aimed At Increasing Government Efficiency And Accountability

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

 
 

04.22.15 - Rep. Hambley Applauds Bipartisan Passage Of Biennial Budget

 
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State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) 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.

 
 

04.15.15 - Rep. Hambley Votes To Create Permanent Online Tax Expenditure Database

 
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State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) today voted in favor of House Bill 46, legislation that greatly improves government transparency by making it easier for Ohioans to search state government spending during each fiscal year.

 
 

03.26.15 - Rep. Hambley Announces Passage Of Charter School Reform Bill From Ohio House

 
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During today’s Ohio House session, State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) voted in support of House Bill 2, legislation that adds revisions and increased oversight to the state’s charter school system.

 
 

03.23.15 - Guest Column: Fighting Opiate Addiction In Medina County

 
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Opiate addiction is an epidemic in Ohio. Prescription drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in our state, having surpassed car accidents in 2007. My colleagues and I in the Ohio House of Representatives are working hard to address this deadly issue so that we can curb drug abuse in our state and prevent more of our neighbors from losing their lives.

 
 

03.20.15 - State Rep. Steve Hambley Appointed To Represent Speaker Rosenberger On Ohio History Connection Board Of Trustees

 
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As an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees of the Ohio History Connection (OHC), formerly the Ohio Historical Society, the Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives has chosen 69th District State Representative Steve Hambley to serve as his representative to the board during the 131st General Assembly. 

 
 

02.25.15 - Guest Column From State Representative Steve Hambley

 

As I continue my first term as your state representative in the Ohio House, our House Republican caucus has made planning for Ohio’s future a priority. Under the leadership of our House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, we have put together a plan called “Ohio 2020.” This vision focuses on four major policy areas from which to introduce legislation: competitiveness, energy, education, and health.

 
 

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

 
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State Representative Steve Hambley (R- Brunswick) 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).

 
 

02.04.15 - Representative Hambley Releases Timeline Of Medina County History

 
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Representative Stephen Hambley, Ph.D, has released a comprehensive timeline of the history of Medina County.

 
 

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

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