|Social Security Fairness Act|
This bill repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from state or local government. S 1302 / H.R. 82.
NOV. 22 2022
|Reform function, responsibilities of state education offices (SB 178)|
Removes nearly all power from the State Board of Education.
|OPPOSE||2nd Hearing in the Senate Primary & Secondary Education Committee on 11/29/22|
NOV. 22 2022
|Require citizen-led initiatives to acheive a 60% threshold to become law (HJR 6)|
Increases the threshold for passage from 50% + 1 vote for passage to 60%. Legislature-led initiatives would still require a 50% +1 vote for passage.
NOV. 17 2022
Enacts changes to Ohio election laws (HB 294)
|OPPOSE||4th Hearing Scheduled for 12/1/22|
NOV. 15 2022
|Require occupational license if experienced in another state|
Requires a licensing authority to issue a license or government certification under certain circumstances to an applicant who holds an out-of-state occupational license. The bill is in the Senate Workforce and Higher Education Committee
SEP. 12 2022
|Wage theft and payroll fraud prevention|
Legislation was introduced to supplement the Codified Ordinances of Cleveland, by enacting new Sections 190.01 - 190.06 related to Wage Theft and Payroll Fraud Prevention that requires any person or entity that bids on a city construction or service contract, or applies for financial assistance to disclose any legal determination that they committed wage theft, or payroll fraud in the previous 2 years to the Fair Employment Wage Board (FEWB) and the contracting department. Any person who withholds the information required under the ordinance is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree. This legislation will first go to the directors of Finance and Law before it comes back to council to the committee on Finance Diversity Equity and Inclusion. Ord. No. 892-2022
|SUPPORT||INTRODUCED AND REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW|