Area lawmakers to serve on Ohio House legislative panels

Posted January 21, 2015 in Press Releases

Will work with colleagues to help shape public policy

COLUMBUS — State Reps. John M. Rogers (D-Mentor-on-the-Lake) and John Patterson (D-Jefferson) today announced the committees on which they will serve to help shape and refine public policy.

“Serving on these committees in the previous General Assembly was a gratifying experience,” said Rep. Rogers. “And I am pleased that I have the continued opportunity to work for my constituents’ interests and help move our state forward on these important legislative bodies.” Read more.

New Ohio House committee chairs include some Northeast Ohioans

Posted January 13, 2015 in General Updates

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Northeast Ohio lawmakers will serve as chair or the top minority party member on a number of Ohio House committees this session.

The Republican-controlled Ohio House of Representatives will also have two new committees devoted to faith-based initiatives as well as state and local government issues, according to a news release. Read more.

Rep. John Patterson to lead House Democrats on legislative panel

Posted January 12, 2015 in Press Releases

COLUMBUS— State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) today was named the House Agriculture & Rural Development Committee’s Ranking Member, the House Minority’s highest ranking official on the legislative panel.

“I’m honored to be chosen to lead the Ag & Rural Development Committee for the Democratic Caucus,” said Rep. Patterson. “Agriculture is the 99th District’s number one industry, and is therefore greatly affected by legislation that will come through this committee. I will make it my priority to ensure our northeast Ohio interests are well represented in Columbus.”

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