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October 10, 2017 Huffman Introduces Bill Aimed At Scaling Back Administrative School Mandates
September 6, 2017 Local Law Enforcement Receive State Funds to Combat Heroin Crisis in Allen and Shelby Counties
"These programs build on our efforts to empower local communities as they tackle the heroin crisis and help those struggling with addiction to find the treatment they so desperately need," said Huffman. "We are grateful for the work being done by our law enforcement professionals to address this problem, which exists in virtually every community across this state."
August 22, 2017 Huffman Honors Greenville Career Tech Team As 2017 National SkillsUSA Champions
July 31, 2017 Helping Families Save on Back-to-School Shopping: 2017 Ohio Sales Tax Holiday, August 4-6
This is a win-win for families, businesses and most importantly, students. I was proud to support this initiative, which will help families keep more of their hard earned money.
June 29, 2017 Huffman Announces Senate Passage of Legislation Banning Dismemberment Abortion Procedures
"It is the duty of the state to protect the rights of it’s citizens,” said Senator Huffman. "Our caucus is committed to protecting the health and well-being of Ohio’s pregnant women and babies and this legislation reflects that commitment."
June 21, 2017 Senate Budget Closes Fiscal Shortfall and Protects Essential Services for Ohioans
“All budgets are imperfect," said Senator Huffman. "There are things I’m glad are included, some I wish were eliminated, and others I’m happy were left out. I do not support the amendment to change setback requirements for the construction of wind turbines, and I worked with the Finance Chairman and leadership to pare down its effect. In addition, we should be doing more to solve the unpredictability of school funding in Ohio so that we don’t have the mad dash of school district appropriations moving up and down every two years."
June 12, 2017 Huffman Announces Balanced Budget that Protects Essential Services and Reduces the Size of Government
“Despite continually shrinking revenues, the Senate has worked to create a balanced budget that succeeds in tightening the State’s belt while still funding essential agencies and services in Ohio," said State Senator Matt Huffman (R-Lima). "As the budget process moves forward, I will continue to work with my colleagues to ensure the final product accurately addresses the needs of both my constituents and the state as a whole.”
May 5, 2017 Huffman Honors Ohio's Parole Officer of the Year
Huffman Honors Ohio's Parole Officer of the Year
"Officer VanVorhis is an outstanding leader in both his volunteer and professional activities," Huffman said. "He serves as a role model for younger parole officers and has demonstrated a strong record of service providing for the safety of Lima residents and all Ohioans."
April 26, 2017 Huffman Honors Mechanicsburg Wrestling Team as 2017 Division III State Champions
Huffman Honors Mechanicsburg Wrestling Team as 2017 Division III State Champions
"I am honored to recognize such an outstanding group of young men," said Huffman. "Their discipline and hard work is paving the way to a bright future and I look forward to hearing of their future success."
February 27, 2017 Huffman to Join Local Leaders to Announce Legislation on Prevailing Wage Standards
State Senator Matt Huffman (R-Lima) will announce the introduction of legislation that would would make participation in prevailing wage guidelines permissive, rather than required, for local governments institutions of higher education and specialty districts.
January 26, 2017 Huffman Appointed to Influential Senate Rules and Reference Committee
"I am honored to have been selected to serve on this critically important committee," said Huffman. "As a member, I will continue to push for a common sense policy agenda that will create new opportunities for Ohio families."