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COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced the winners of the “Become a Legislator for a Day” essay contest for Warren County’s fourth graders. Fourth grade students from schools around Warren County were asked to write essays about famous Ohioans from their district explaining how that person became famous and how they made an impact on the State of Ohio and/or the United States as a whole. Out of hundreds of participants, forty were selected in recognition of their hard work.

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Thu, May 23, 2019

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that he will introduce legislation that will make the services provided by Mobile Dental Facilities (MDF’s) more effective in order to allow greater access to proper oral health care.

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Wed, Apr 17, 2019

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that he has re-introduced House Bill 479 from the 132nd General Assembly, with Representative West (D-Canton). This bill will expand access to affordable prescription drugs by increasing price transparency and ensuring a fair payment process for pharmacies and patients.

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Mon, Feb 11, 2019

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) was sworn in to his second term as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives during yesterday’s session. He represents the 62nd District, which includes much of Warren County.

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Tue, Jan 8, 2019

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that the Ohio House has concurred on House Bill 464, a bill that will establish stroke protocols and recognize stroke centers. The main goal of this legislation is to save lives and limit disability caused by strokes.

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Fri, Dec 14, 2018

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 625, legislation that clarifies state law for businesses in regards to their use of packaging containers such as bags, bottles and other food service items.

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Wed, Nov 28, 2018

In the wake of school shootings around the country, I’ve found myself thinking about added concerns when sending children off to class. Fearing for a student’s bodily safety should not be a worry for parents and guardians who deal with innumerous stresses associated with raising a child. In an effort to help provide some relief for these concerns, the Ohio House has worked on several initiatives to secure educational environments for students and teachers alike, including House Bill 318, which passed with strong bipartisan support.

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Thu, Nov 1, 2018

We have the opportunity to give our opinion and provide a personal say in the future of our state and our country through voting. It is each citizen’s chance to give tangible support for the candidates that best represent his or her views. This right, the right to vote, is one of the most powerful freedoms we hold as Americans.

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Fri, Oct 26, 2018

The summer of 2018 brought with it another massive boost to Ohio’s economy, coming once again from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation. For the fourth time since 2013, the agency is again sending a 9-figure rebate to Ohio’s private and public employers, thanks to wise investments, smart business decisions and falling claims numbers. This year’s rebate is $1.5 billion and the BWC’s largest in 20 years. 

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Fri, Sep 7, 2018

State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is terminating contracts with all pharmacy middlemen. This announcement comes after Auditor Yost presented a draft of his report on pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to ODM. The contracts will be re-established with a more transparent pricing model, called “pass-through,” that will take effect January 1st, 2019. 

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018