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State Representatives Nan Baker and Mike Dovilla Applaud Proposed Updates to the Ohio Business Gateway

COLUMBUS – State Representatives Nan Baker and Mike Dovilla applauded the Ohio Department of Taxation’s recent announcement of upgrades to the Ohio Business Gateway, which will be presented for approval in August. “Ohioans who want to open and operate their own small businesses deserve a one-stop website which will provide them timely access to the […]

Veterans Will Get College Credit For Some Military Experience

Source: NPR Author: Bill Rice It’s going to get easier for Ohio veterans get college credit for experienced they gained from their military service.  That’s thanks to a new law just signed by Governor Kasich. Republican state Representative Mike Dovilla, himself a navy reservist and Iraq war veteran, was primary sponsor of the bill signed […]

Ohio law seeks to help vets get education, jobs

Source: Marine Corps Times COLUMBUS, OHIO — The governor has signed a bill aimed at improving military veterans’ and service members’ access to higher education and jobs. It’s also intended to help prevent military identity fraud and theft. The legislation signed by Gov. John Kasich on Monday provides more uniform standards for awarding credit for military […]

Rep. Mike Dovilla Lauds Adoption of Noise Mitigation Resolution

BEREA—State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) today announced the adoption of a resolution by the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission, expressing its support for the newly formed Turnpike Mitigation Program.  The initiative, championed by Rep. Dovilla, was included in House Bill 51, the biennial transportation budget to, “assist political subdivisions through which a portion of the […]

Rep. Dovilla Leads Small Business Roundtable

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) in conjunction with the Berea Chamber of Commerce and Olmsted Falls Chamber of Commerce hosted a small business roundtable discussion Wednesday evening. “Small business is the engine of Ohio’s economy.  That’s why I engage frequently with these job creators in our communities to learn more about what policies we can […]

7th District eNewsletter – June 2014

Representatives Dovilla and Pelanda Announce Passage of Legislation Supporting Ohio’s Beekeepers

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) and Dorthy Pelanda (R-Marysville) today applauded the unanimous passage of House Bill 474, legislation designed to support Ohio’s beekeepers through the creation of the Ohio State Beekeepers Association license plate fund. “I am gratified by the scores of Ohio small business owners and beekeepers who have testified in support of […]

Dovilla Legislation on Government Accountability and Transparency Passes Ohio House

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) today announced passage of House Bill 175, “Open Ohio.”  H.B. 175 provides for a state government expenditure database showing taxpayers exactly where their money is being spent. “Ohio is continually ranked as one of the least transparent states in the nation when it comes to providing taxpayers with relevant, easily […]

Rep. Mike Dovilla Releases Statement on New U.S. EPA Rules

COLUMBUS – State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) released the following statement in response to the proposed U.S. EPA’s mandates on power plants and its effect on Ohioans: “It is abundantly clear that the proposed U.S. EPA mandates on electricity production will lead to increasing unreliability and unaffordable electricity prices for all Ohioans.  Ohio is already […]

Rep. Dovilla Recognizes State Gymnastics Champion Lindsey LaPinta

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mike Dovilla (R–Berea) was joined at the Ohio Statehouse by Lindsey LaPinta.  Representative Dovilla presented Lindsey with a resolution passed by the Ohio House of Representatives honoring her as the 2014 Ohio State Level 5 All Around Gymnastics Champion.  Lindsey, a fifth grade student from Olmsted Falls, also placed second in two events […]

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