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Ohio State Representative Mike Dovilla seeks requirement change for out-of-state drivers

Source: Sun News Author: Joanne DuMound BEREA – State Rep. Mike Dovilla, R-18, introduced legislation changing license requirements for drivers from out of state who move or return to Ohio. Dovilla testified last week before the House Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee in support of House Bill 269. Ohio requires any new or returning […]

Dovilla Offers Sponsor Testimony in Support of “Welcome to Ohio” Legislation

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) testified Wednesday before the House Transportation, Public Safety, and Homeland Security Committee in support of House Bill 269, legislation he introduced to remove bureaucratic, administrative barriers at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Ohio currently requires any new or returning resident who has a valid driver’s license from another state – […]

Rep. Mike Dovilla Honors Ohio’s Top U.S. Cyber Challenge Students

BEREA—State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) recently honored Ohio’s top U.S. Cyber Challenge students at Polaris Career Center. The U.S. Cyber Challenge is a competition designed to reduce the shortage of workers in cyber security by identifying, attracting, recruiting, and placing the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. The top three scoring students in the state of […]

Rep. Mike Dovilla Announces Distracted Driver Simulator Tour

BEREA—State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) today announced student drivers can test their ability to drive while distracted or impaired at North Royalton High School on May 8th between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. “North Royalton will be the first city in our district to host the Distracted Driver Simulator,” said Dovilla. “It is imperative that […]

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 […]

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