The Ohio Senate today gave approval to the conference committee report on Amended Substitute House Bill 416, which provides four additional calamity days for Ohio schools to use during the 2013-2014 academic year. Many schools have already exhausted their legally allotted number of calamity days due to the unusually harsh winter.
Senator Larry Obhof announced the Ohio Senate today approved Senate Bill 243, which seeks to establish a recurring three-day weekend each August in which certain retail items are exempt from sales and use taxation. The initiative is commonly known as a “sales tax holiday,” and is intended to give citizens tax relief during the back-to-school shopping season.
MANSFIELD — Ohio Senate Majority Whip Larry Obhof told Richland County Republicans the state legislature is likely to react to the heroin abuse epidemic by supporting a preventive campaign similar to the “Just Say No” anti-drug campaign of the 1980s.