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A fast-moving plan to give Ohioans more ways to avoid a coronavirus vaccine mandate at work hit a detour Wednesday that, rather than passing in the Ohio House, sent it back to committee for further fine-tuning. House Bill 435 was unveiled Tuesday at the Statehouse and won passage in the Ohio House Health Committee. It was scheduled for a vote of the full House Wednesday but was pulled from the agenda and pushed back to committee for changes. Read Full Story
Wed, Sep 29, 2021
COLUMBUS - State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) is opposing the Governor's plan to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine incentive program that will provide 55 students in the state the opportunity to win scholarships for up to $100,000. Read Full Story
Fri, Sep 24, 2021
COLUMBUS - State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) today issued the following letter to Ohio workers regarding House Bill 248: Read Full Story
Wed, Aug 18, 2021
COLUMBUS (WCMH) - As Ohio averages more than 1,800 new coronavirus cases a day, lawmakers are set to return to the Statehouse with an agenda full of coronavirus-related bills. Read Full Story
Mon, Aug 16, 2021
MIAMI VALLEY - While Gov. Mike DeWine is letting local school boards decide what to do about mask requirements for staff and students, a Miami Valley lawmaker is pushing for a plan that instead leaves it up to parents. Read Full Story
Fri, Aug 13, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) - State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) said Thursday she joined Susan B. Anthony (SBA) List and women legislators on an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to give state legislatures the power to make abortion policy. Read Full Story
Thu, Aug 5, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Even though state lawmakers have already blocked Gov. Mike DeWine from issuing any long-running health orders without their approval, Rep. Jena Powell wants lawmakers to do more. In a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine, House Speaker Bob Cupp and Senate President Matt Huffman, Powell has called for the General Assembly to cut their summer break short and return to the Statehouse to pass new legislation to protect people from COVID mandates. Read Full Story
Wed, Aug 4, 2021
Her name is Kairi; she was born just a mere ten years ago this month. Her arrival was foretold Terri and I by her parents and immediately I began a new season of life. I began writing to her in a journal I was able to present her at her dedication. She will one day read the scriptures, prayers and promises from God's word which I wrote to her reminding her that the creator of the universe has a very special plan for her life. From the day of her birth until the moment of this very writing I have thought of her, prayed for her and loved her dearly as every grandpa reading this column does his own grandchild. Never underestimate the love of a grandparent! Read Full Story
Sun, Aug 1, 2021
A Miami Valley lawmaker is pushing to change Ohio law to make it illegal for a fertility doctor to father a child without telling families. Read Full Story
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
COLUMBUS - State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) yesterday (Tuesday, July 13th) welcomed local elected officials at the Ohio Statehouse for a private lunch. Read Full Story
Thu, Jul 15, 2021