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Rep. Mike Dovilla Announces Committee Passage of Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) today announced the House Ways and Means Committee voted with broad bipartisan support to reauthorize and increase funding for the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit to $20 million per year. “While working on this important jobs legislation, I have had the opportunity to meet many Ohioans impacted by the film […]

Proposed legislation created to renew state’s commitment to Ohio film production

Source: The Daily Reporter Author: Tiffany Parks Rep. Mike Dovilla is campaigning to expand Ohio’s stake in the motion picture landscape. “Now is not the time to be telling the film industry that Ohio is not open for business,” he said. “Now is the time that we step up to the plate and demonstrate that […]

Dovilla’s Tourism, Jobs Bill Passes House

Source: Strongsville Patch Author: Debbie Palmer A bill sponsored by State Reps. Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) and Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) that seeks to revitalize Ohio’s job creation efforts and spur tourism has been approved by the Ohio House of Representatives 91-5. The measure would complete the transition of the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) into the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA). […]

‘Marvel’s The Avengers’ director Joss Whedon is a fan of Cleveland, where parts of the film were shot

Source: Plain Dealer Author: Clint O’Connor How many cities in America would be willing to lock down a major thoroughfare for weeks, reroute thousands of commuters and ignite multiple explosions in the heart of downtown? It only took one. Cleveland embraced the filming of “Marvel’s The Avengers” last summer with celebratory glee, contributing hundreds of […]

“Legislator for a Day”

Source: Strongsville Post Author: Terry Brlas State Rep. Michael Dovilla (R-Berea) has announced the winners of his 2nd annual “Legislator for a Day” reading program. Children in grades one through six participated in the program by receiving a bookmark from their school librarian or visiting the Berea, North Royalton, Olmsted Falls or Strongsville branches of […]

Dovilla talks state government at Royal View Elementary

Source: Sun Star-Courier Author: Scott Patsko NORTH ROYALTON – State Rep. Mike Dovilla, R-18, looked out at the Royal View Elementary School students seated before him and asked, “Does anybody know what a legislator does?” Many students raised their hands, eager to share their knowledge of government. But only one student could share from experience. Royal […]

Reps. Dovilla and Hagan Announce Passage of Legislation Focusing on Economic Development and Government Reform

COLUMBUS—In an effort to spur long-term economic development and streamline Ohio’s government structure, the Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that, when enacted, will reform the Ohio Department of Development in order to continue revitalizing Ohio’s job creation efforts. When enacted, House Bill 489 will complete the transition from the Ohio Department of Development […]

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Reps. Dovilla and Landis Announce Ohio House Passage of Legislation to Improve Veteran Services in Ohio

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) today announced the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 490, which will benefit Ohio’s veteran community by improving the state’s veteran services. House Bill 490 enables county veteran service officers to be certified and trained to access discharge forms (DD-214s), which are required to receive access to veteran benefits […]

FLOOR STATEMENT: House Bill 490 Veterans Service Reform

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