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State Representative Terry Johnson Named 2015 Legislator of the Year

COLUMBUS—State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) was recently honored by the Ohio Alliance of Recovery Providers (OARP) as one of the 2015 Legislators of the Year. Rep. Johnson was joined in this recognition by Rep. Denise Driehaus (D-Cincinnati) and Senator Dave Burke (R-Marysville).


COLUMBUS—State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) has introduced legislation that will provide greater access to the College Credit Plus Program for home-educated students.

Rep. Mark Romanchuk Receives Elected Official Advocacy Award

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) today received the “Elected Official Advocacy Award” from the Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging.

Rep. Dever Discusses Legislation to Provide Transparency in Officer-Involved Death Investigations

COLUMBUS—During a Statehouse press conference today, State Representatives Jonathan Dever (R-Cincinnati) and Alicia Reece (D-Cincinnati) discussed House Bill 380, legislation they recently introduced to create a more transparent investigative process with deaths that result from a law enforcement officer’s use of a firearm.


COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed unanimously House Bill 134, sponsored by State Representatives Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City) and Mike Curtin (D-Marble Cliff). HB 134 seeks to expedite the foreclosure process and transfer of unoccupied parcels, and to make other changes relative to residential foreclosure actions.


COLUMBUS—State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation designating April as “Osteopathic Medicine Recognition Month.”

Rep. Tim Derickson Applauds Passage of Resolution Urging President to Halt Settlement of Syrian Refugees in US

COLUMBUS—During today’s session, the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Concurrent Resolution 31, which urges President Obama to halt the settlement of Syrian refugees in Ohio and The United States.


COLUMBUS—In response to comments made by Governor John Kasich this afternoon, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) released the following statement:

Rep. Brown Announces Schedule for Sunset Review Committee

COLUMBUS—Chairman of the Sunset Review Committee, State Representative Tim Brown (R-Bowling Green), today announced the remaining committee schedule through the end of the year.

Special event recognizes Ohio veterans, highlights recently passed legislation regarding dual service
November 10, 2015
State Leaders Take Part in Veterans Event at Statehouse

COLUMBUS—Today, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville), Congressman Brad Wenstrup(R-Cincinnati) and State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) hosted an event honoring veterans at the Ohio Statehouse. During the ceremony, Speaker Rosenberger also signed House Bill 244, recently passed legislation that designates November 10th as “Armed Services, Peace Officer, First Responder and Dual Service Recognition Day.”