As I begin the final year of my term as state representative for the 53rd Ohio House District, I am reminded of all the Ohio House has accomplished throughout my time in Columbus. I have had the great privilege of championing many beneficial pieces of legislation as well as serving as Chairman of the House Community and Family Advancement Committee. Legislation that holds a special place in my heart is when we are able to pass a bill that supports, empowers and exalts our cherished military personnel throughout Ohio.
COLUMBUS—During today’s session, the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Concurrent Resolution 31, which urges President Obama to halt the settlement of Syrian refugees in Ohio and The United States.
State Representatives Tim Derickson (R-Hanover Twp.) and Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today applauded the announcement by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted that it is now easier and cheaper to start a new business in Ohio as a result of a recent initiative to reduce business filing fees.
The Ohio House Community and Family Advancement Committee held a hearing at the CityLink Center in Cincinnati yesterday, primarily focusing on finding policies that lead to good-paying jobs for Ohio residents living in poverty.