COLUMBUS – Today, Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) announced that the state Controlling Board approved more than $100 million in funding for infrastructure projects and programs to protect the health, safety and security of Ohioans, including $90 million for school building capital improvement projects to help districts across the state with ongoing construction costs.
COLUMBUS —Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today issued a statement as Republicans passed a partisan, four-year congressional district map that unduly favors GOP candidates 13-2.
Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today voted in opposition to two bills opponents say would make schools and communities less safe and fail to address gun violence in Ohio. House Bill (HB) 99 would allow school districts to arm teachers in the classroom without adequate training or safe storage requirements, while HB 227 would eliminate concealed weapon training and safety standards, including penalties for failing to notify police of a concealed weapon during a stop.
State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo), Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo), and Mike Sheehy (D-Oregon) yesterday sent a letter to Stericycle President and CEO Cindy J. Miller encouraging Stericycle to keep negotiating with employees of the Stericycle Toledo Facility who have been on strike since early October.
COLUMBUS- Today, State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) issued the following statement after legislation was recently announced by Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) to increase penalties for dumping raw sewage in waterways that flow into Lake Erie:
State Reps. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today announced that the Ohio House passed House Bill (HB) 291, legislation that would create the “Officer Anthony Dia Memorial Highway,” originally introduced as House bill 19, and the “Officer Brandon Stalker Memorial Highway,” originally introduced as House Bill 80.
Toledo-area Democratic lawmakers Minority Whip Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo), Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today issued a statement after GOP lawmakers Tuesday inserted an amendment to undercut funding for the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) into Senate Bill 19, a totally unrelated bill dealing with wetland mitigation projects.
State Representatives Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and Brian Baldridge (R-Winchester) today provided an update on House Resolution 13, a resolution that encourages Michigan Governor Whitmer to keep Enbridge Line 5 operating. House Resolution 13’s companion bill in the Ohio Senate, Senate Resolution 41, was heard today in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Senators Teresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) and Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) provided sponsor testimony.
COLUMBUS– State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Mike Sheehy (D-Oregon)’s House Bill (HB) 24 honoring Toledo-born NASA legend Eugene “Gene” F. Kranz unanimously passed the Ohio House. The bill designates August 17, the birthday of Gene Kranz, “Eugene ‘Gene’ F. Kranz Day.”
COLUMBUS –State Reps. Joe Miller (D-Amherst) and Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced that the House Government Oversight Committee unanimously passed House Bill (HB) 213 by a vote of 11-0. HB 213 designates and displays the Honor and Remember Flag, and requires that it be flown at the Statehouse each Memorial Day under proper flag protocol. The bill also includes a permissive provision that allows other government buildings to fly the flag at their own discretion.