COLUMBUS – Governor John R. Kasich today signed into law House Bill 177, which imposes criminal penalties for knowingly distributing counterfeit airbags to be installed in vehicles. This bill aims to protect Ohio’s drivers by preventing these crimes from happening.

 
 
 
  
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Senator Burke Announces Passage Of Bill To Help Veterans Receive Medical Benefits

 
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"With the sixth largest population of veterans in the country, having over 875,000 across the state, Ohio must continue to be a leader in veterans services," said Burke.



 
 

Senator Burke Applauds Final Pillar Of Pill Mill Legislation

 
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“The new regulations issued by the Board of Pharmacy play a crucial role in achieving the goals of the pill mill legislation,” said Burke. “Now whenever individuals are left with excess medication, or that of a passed loved one, there will be an easy, convenient, and safe process to go about disposing of those drugs. Taking the responsibility to dispose of these drugs is important to protect the health and safety of Ohio's families and communities.”



 
 

New Adoption Records Law Will Soon Take Effect

 
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Ohio is the 9th state to change their laws to allow access to adoptee records from a previously closed period. Equal access to original birth certificates can now be celebrated in the state of Ohio.



 
 

Burke, LaRose Initiative Ensures Benefits To Ohio Veterans

 
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State Senators Dave Burke and Frank LaRose introduced legislation on Monday that would ensure Ohio’s commitment to veterans by assisting them in gaining access to healthcare benefits which they have earned.