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Advocates for Ohio's Future

Friday, May 18, 2018

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Advocates for Ohio's Future News Highlights

Bills Introduced This Week


  • HB 644 (Clyde, K) OHIO REDISTRICTING COMMISSION PROCESS - To specify public records, public meetings, and other requirements with which the Ohio Redistricting Commission, the General Assembly, and the Legislative Task Force on Redistricting and Demographic Research must comply during the redistricting process.
  • HB 645 (Howse, S) LSC-HUMAN IMPACT STATEMENTS - To require the Director of the Legislative Service Commission to prepare a human impact statement concerning a bill or resolution that proposes to amend the law governing criminal justice
  • HB 649 (Becker, J) GENERAL ASSEMBLY PAY-MEDIAN INCOME - To enact the "Average Wage Fully Uniform Law (AWFUL)" to set the baseline compensation for General Assembly members equal to Ohio's median household income.
  • HB 652-(Howse, S) LOVING STATE INDEX - To create the Loving State Index and the Loving State Index Commission to evaluate and rank municipal corporations in Ohio regarding critical supports that are vital to student academic success in order to identify gaps in opportunity for low-income individuals and minority individuals
  • HB 660-(Howse, S/Kelly, B) PUBLIC ASSISTANCE RECIPIENT EMPLOYERS - To require an annual report about certain employers of public assistance recipients.
  • HB 661-(Miller, A) STATE ADOPTION ASSISTANCE LOAN REPAYMENT - To allow the Director of Job and Family Services to waive repayment of a state adoption assistance loan for economically disadvantaged families.

Poverty and Supporting Work


Jobs, Wages and Workforce Development


Health Care & Medicaid


Homelessness and Housing


Food and Nutrition


Behavioral Health Redesign


Early Childhood Education & Children Services


Mental Health and Addiction


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