Bill aimed at helping victims of elder abuse

Source: Athens Messenger Ohio Rep. Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) is sponsoring a bill aimed at helping victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation. According to a press release from Gov. Mike DeWine’s office, the Ohio Elder Justice Act will update current law to improve the response to elder abuse victims by strengthening Adult Protective Services in Ohio. Dovilla worked with DeWine’s …

Berea’s Girl Scout Troop 248 receives Ohio flag from Representative Mike Dovilla

Source: News Sun Author: Joanne DuMound BEREA – State Rep. Mike Dovilla, R-18, presented an Ohio state flag to Girl Scout Troop 248 from St. Adalbert Church in Berea. “This flag, flown at the Ohio Statehouse, symbolizes the strength and diversity of our great state’s people,” said Dovilla, who lives in Berea. “I am confident these young ladies from the 18th …

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. Senate Bill 314, companion legislation to House Bill 489 (Dovilla-Hagan), which the House passed in April, will complete the transition …

Reps. Dovilla and Landis Announce Passage of Legislation to Reform Veterans Services

COLUMBUS— State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) and State Representative Al Landis (R-Dover) today announced the passage of House Bill 490, legislation that will improve the state’s veteran services. House Bill 490 enables county veteran service officers (CVSOs) to be certified and trained to immediately access to discharge forms (DD-214s), which are required for veterans to receive veteran benefits and medical …

Reps. Dovilla and Bubp Announce Passage of Cybersecurity and Economic Development Council Legislation

COLUMBUS— State Representatives Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) and Danny Bubp (R-West Union) today announced the Ohio House of Representatives concurred on Senate changes to House Bill 331, which creates the Cybersecurity, Education and Economic Development Council. The council will be tasked with studying how Ohio’s cybersecurity operations could be improved and how job creation in the state’s cybersecurity industry could be …

Rep. Dovilla Presents State Flag to Girl Scout Troop 248

BEREA – State Representative Mike Dovilla (R–Berea) presented the state flag of Ohio to Girl Scout Troop 248 from St. Adalbert. “This flag, flown at the Ohio Statehouse, symbolizes the strength and diversity of our great state’s people,” said Dovilla. “I am confident these young ladies from the 18th House District will represent the Buckeye State with enthusiasm and vigor …

Rep. Dovilla Addresses Consortium Against Elder Abuse

CLEVELAND – State Representative Mike Dovilla (R–Berea) today spoke at the annual meeting of the Consortium Against Elder Abuse at Corporate College East in Warrensville Heights. Members of the Consortium presented Rep. Dovilla with a plaque recognizing his “outstanding leadership” in the field of elder abuse awareness. “I am honored to have the opportunity to talk about one of my …

New tax incentives offered for movies filmed in the tri-state

Source: Fox 19 Author: Matt Miller COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed legislation that will increase the tax incentive that Ohio offers for film projects to be produced in the Cincinnati area for the next two years. HB 508 also states that any unused film tax credits in one fiscal year can be allocated to the following year in a …