COLUMBUS – State Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick) issued the following statement regarding a report that the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (ODJFS), the executive agency responsible for managing Ohio's unemployment system, agreed to pay out-of-state contractors $59 per hour for call center agents.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick) issued the following statement after the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved a $306 million settlement last Wednesday that would require FirstEnergy to refund customers that were improperly charged.
Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick) announced today that the state Controlling Board approved several items of note this week, including the allocation of $202 million from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) for the Home Energy Assistance Weatherization Program, helping Ohio's low to moderate-income families and seniors with their energy bills.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick) has been recognized as Legislator of the Year by the Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging (o4a). The association acknowledged and thanked Rep. Troy at their 2021 conference for his continued work on improving senior citizen services funding and elder justice issues.
COLUMBUS— In a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine, Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick) has requested the deployment of the Ohio National Guard to assist the Painesville City School District and other local school districts with transportation needs.
COLUMBUS — Reps. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick) and Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) today introduced bipartisan legislation protecting Ohio's growing senior population from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The bill improves current elder abuse reporting laws by establishing a mechanism for levying and enforcing penalties upon those who knowingly fail to report instances of abuse, neglect, and exploitation against senior citizens.
– Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick) today introduced a resolution honoring and recognizing the victims of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. Between 1961 and 1971, the United States Armed Forces utilized Agent Orange to destroy enemy crops and vegetation as part of its herbicidal warfare program, Operation Ranch Hand. In just ten years, more than 20 million gallons of Agent Orange were sprayed, exposing some 2.6 million American soldiers to dangerous chemicals.
State Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick) announced today that the City of Painesville in his Ohio House district has been awarded a competitive grant, valued up to $2 million, through the JobsOhio Vibrant Community Grant Program. The funding will be used to renovate the 191,000 square foot Victoria Place complex in downtown Painesville for future mixed use corporate office and retail development, and will hopefully serve as a catalyst for increased community investment and job creation for that area.
Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick) announced today that Ohioans with unemployment overpayments through no fault of their own can now request a waiver that would absolve them of repaying these funds back to the state. Ohioans who have already repaid these overpayments but qualify for the waivers will have their money returned.
State Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D- Willowick) issued a statement today as some Ohioans will see a one-time refund on their August utility bills as part of the partial repeal of House Bill 6. Rep. Troy has called for refunds to all improperly-charged utility customers under his bipartisan House Bill (HB) 260, legislation that would protect consumers and put more money back in the pockets of ratepayers instead of corporate shareholders.