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TOLEDO—State Representative Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today issued a statement regarding the death of Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker, who was killed in the line of duty Monday, Jan. 18. 

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Tue, Jan 19, 2021

State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) took the oath of office during the opening session of the 134th Ohio General Assembly (GA) at the Ohio Statehouse Monday, officially beginning Sheehy’s 4th term as state representative for the 46th District. 

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Mon, Jan 4, 2021

COLUMBUS – State Representative Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced the introduction of the $2.1 billion capital appropriations budget for fiscal years 2021-2022 as an amendment during the Senate Bill (SB) 310 conference committee. The capital appropriations budget includes $186.5 million for community projects, a number of which that will benefit Lucas County including:

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Tue, Dec 15, 2020

Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today sent a letter calling on Governor Mike DeWine to veto Senate Bill (SB) 311, legislation Democrats say will slow the state’s coronavirus response, ultimately leading to more deaths and further destabilizing Ohio’s economy. Statehouse Republicans fast tracked SB 311 last week, voting along party lines to pass the controversial bill that would strip executive power from the state’s Health Director during public health crises. The bill now awaits the governor’s signature.

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Mon, Nov 23, 2020

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today gave sponsor testimony before the Ohio House Transportation and Public Safety Committee on House Bill (HB) 728, to designate a portion of State Route 184 as the “Officer Anthony Dia Memorial Highway.” Following Rep. Sheehy’s testimony, the committee voted in favor of the bill.

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Tue, Nov 10, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced that Senate Bill (SB) 163, legislation creating the Fallen Timbers Battlefield license plate, was signed into law by Gov. DeWine.  

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Thu, Oct 22, 2020

LOMBARD, IL — During its “Virtual” Annual Meeting, the binational, nonpartisan Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus re-elected State Representative Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) to represent Ohio on the GLLC Executive Committee in 2021-22. Representative Sheehy has been a member of the Caucus since 2015 and has served on the Executive Committee since 2017. All eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence basin are represented on the Executive Committee.

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Fri, Oct 9, 2020

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced the start of early voting in Lucas County. The announcement comes as thousands of Ohioans converged on their county board of elections early on Tuesday morning to cast a ballot on the first day of early voting.

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Tue, Oct 6, 2020

COLUMBUS –As National Small Business Week comes to a close, State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) continues to call for action on House Democratic legislation to support small businesses that have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Fri, Sep 25, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced that the Ohio House accepted the conference report for Senate Bill (SB) 163, which includes a provision sponsored by Reps. Sheehy and Sobecki (D-Toledo) to create the Fallen Timbers Battlefield license plate. SB 163 also included a provision that would prorate registration fees for electric motor and hybrid vehicle owners, which Rep. Sheehy originally introduced as House Bill (HB) 490 with Rep. Greenspan (R-Westlake) in February 2020. The bill now moves to the governor’s desk for his signature.  

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Wed, Sep 23, 2020