COLUMBUS — State Senator Larry Obhof today presented members of the Ashland University women’s basketball team with a Senate resolution honoring them as the 2013 NCAA Division II Champions. The Eagles defeated Dowling College to win the championship – the first national title for the University in any team sport.
Continuing its step-by-step approach to election law changes, the Ohio Senate last week took up a proposal that enjoys broad support among election officials and voting-rights advocates. The bill, introduced by state Sen. Larry Obhof, a Medina Republican, would encourage the use of electronic poll books, now employed in about a dozen counties in the state.
COLUMBUS — State Senator Larry Obhof today announced the state transportation budget – House Bill 51 – has been signed into law by Governor John Kasich. The bill provides funding for the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Ohio Department of Public Safety, as well as a variety of infrastructure projects during the next two years.
COLUMBUS — State Senator Larry Obhof today announced that Governor Kasich has signed his legislation that updates Ohio’s tax code to avoid conflicting state and federal tax rules. Senate Bill 28 will help prevent confusion during tax season and enable Ohioans to take full advantage of all the tax credits and reductions to which they are entitled. The bill will save taxpayers an estimated $14 million in fiscal year 2013.