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Crain’s editorial: Open wide

Source: Crain’s Cleveland Business With the book closed on the midterm elections, the Ohio Senate can now turn its attention to a worthy piece of legislation that would open the state’s books to Ohio taxpayers. The “Open Ohio” bill, officially known as House Bill 175, would open the state’s checkbook, making Ohio’s finances easily available, […]

Open door to information

Source: Columbus Dispatch Ohio lawmakers, pressed to prioritize matters as this session nears its end, this week picked up work on a package of bills that would promote transparent and thrifty government. The Senate should stay the course and pass House Bill 175, called “Open Ohio,” and Substitute House Bill 324, the DataOhio Initiative. Both […]

Dovilla elected majority whip

Source: Strongsville Post Author: Terry Brlas State Rep. Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) was elected by his fellow Republican legislators in the Ohio House of Representatives to serve as majority whip during the upcoming 131st General Assembly. “I am honored to have been elected by my colleagues to serve as a member of the House leadership team […]

Northeast Ohio lawmakers chosen for leadership posts in state House, Senate

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer Author: Robert Higgs COLUMBUS, Ohio — The top leaders from the Ohio House and Senate next session are from western and southwestern Ohio, but several lawmakers from Northeast Ohio were elected to leadership positions Wednesday in their Republican caucuses. On the House side, Speaker-elect Cliff Rosenberger’s leadership team will include: Rep. […]

Rep. Mike Dovilla Running Unopposed in 7th Ohio House District

COLUMBUS — State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) secured his third term to the Ohio House of Representatives after learning that his opponent has withdrawn his candidacy for the seat. As reported by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Democrat candidate Matt Patten withdrew his candidacy for the 7th Ohio House District late yesterday. “It is one of the […]

7th District eNewsletter – July / August 2014

Representative Dovilla Attends Lake Erie Caucus Forum on Safe Drinking Water

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) attended a recent forum of the bipartisan, bicameral Lake Erie Caucus, which met at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Ohio.  Dovilla, a co-chairman of the caucus, jointly convened the forum to receive public testimony on the public health emergency in the Toledo area where toxic algae in the water […]

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 […]

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