"This marks another milestone for the Brunswick community," said Senator Obhof. "I would like to commend the mayor, city council and all Brunswick residents on this momentous occasion and wish you all continued success as we turn another page in this city's long history."
Senate Bill 54 would require liquid nicotine refill products to be sold in child-resistant packaging. According to 2014 data, U.S. poison control centers receive nearly 200 calls every day related to accidental exposure to liquid nicotine refills, half of which affect children under five.
”The number of accidental poisonings is increasing,” Obhof said. “Senate Bill 54 is a common-sense solution to this growing problem.”
"This budget will help build on the progress Ohio has made in recent years," Obhof said. "This takes a fiscally-responsible approach that makes substantial investments in key priorities like education, while letting Ohio's taxpayers keep more of their hard-earned money."
"The Senate's budget plan takes a measured, fiscally-responsible approach to many of the issues facing Ohio," said Obhof. "Our goal is to let hardworking Ohioans keep more of their own money, while making targeted investments in education and other important areas."
The Governor and the Ohio House of Representatives have each weighed in on these questions. It is now the Senate’s turn, and we will be making many changes over the coming month. The 3,000-page budget bill is constantly changing and many issues are in flux. My overarching focus, however, will remain the same: to improve the state’s economy and to let you, the taxpayer, keep more of your hard-earned money.
“Senate Bill 6 will help Ohio’s families save for a college education,” said Obhof. “With rising tuition costs, it is more important than ever that we provide parents with the ability to prepare for their children’s future.”