COLUMBUS— State Reps. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) and Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Fredericktown) today announced House Concurrent Resolution 5 unanimously passed the Ohio Senate with broad bipartisan support. HCR 5 urges the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to take action to
COLUMBUS — State Reps. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) and Kent Smith (D-Euclid) introduced legislation today that would prohibit the manufacture and sale of microbeads, small plastic particles that are typically used in personal care products such as hand sanitizers and toothpastes.
After years of heavy fighting over school choice in Ohio, lawmakers yesterday provided overwhelming bipartisan backing for “landmark upgrades” to the state’s much-criticized charter school laws. “This bill is going to be a game-changer for the charter school sector of
Oftentimes I am asked about dealing with frustration in government. “It moves too slowly” and/or “neither party can agree” are two comments that I hear quite often with respect to government and governance. Both observations are correct, at times, but
CONNEAUT, Ohio — State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) will host district office hours tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 2, from 12:30 – 2 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Ashtabula Library, 335 West 44th St, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004. Rep. Patterson
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s attempt to fix the regulations of its $1 billion charter school industry is back before the legislature today, three months after House Republicans put it on hold. House members are expected to cast a controversial vote this afternoon on