State Rep. Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) today voted in support of House Bill 606, the Good Samaritan Expansion Bill. The legislation passed within the Ohio House and seeks to protect individuals, healthcare professionals, and businesses from unforeseen liability arising out of the pandemic.
State Rep. Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) voted to support two bipartisan bills that passed unanimously within the Ohio House of Representatives, one known as Aisha’s Law and the other as the Family Pocketbook Protection Act. Patton is a co-sponsor on both pieces of legislation.
State Rep. Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) recently proposed legislation within the Ohio Legislature that would give grocery store and food packaging and processing workers access to compensation if they contract COVID-19 while at their place of employment.
This year, National Public Health Week (NPHW) may be more important than ever.
State Rep. Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) voted today to support House Bill 197, which enacts key measures to address many issues that have been affected during the time of the coronavirus. Patton was a cosponsor of the legislation, as both chambers passed the bill and now it moves onto the Governor.
State Rep. Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) acknowledged the work from the General Assembly to advance telemedicine, which is now helping during this time as Ohio is combatting the coronavirus.
State Rep. Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) announced the state’s decision to close all Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMVs), with the exception of five essential locations within Ohio. Bedford has been included within the Northeast Ohio area as one of those locations that will remain open.
State Rep. Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) announced for individuals affected by the recent closures, there are several resources workers and small business owners can apply for as they have been impacted due to the coronavirus.
State Rep. Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) announced and commended that Ohio is the leading state in the nation for economic development, according to the annual Site Selection magazine Governor’s Cup results.
The Ohio House passed State Rep. Tom Patton’s (R-Strongsville) House Bill 308, which allows peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical workers who have PTSD due to employment to be eligible for compensation and benefits regardless if they already suffer from an accompanying injury or not.