Protests Surround Proposed Ohio Cosmetology Bill

The November 20 hearing over Ohio House Bill 399 displayed the friction between representatives of the bill and those affected by it in the cosmetology and barbering industries.

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Two State Representatives Draft Bill to Give Tax Credits to Ohioans Who Donate to Pregnancy Centers

  State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) and State Representative Timothy Ginter (R-Salem) have introduced a bill to encourage giving to Crisis Pregnancy Centers. House Bill 297 gives Ohioans who donate a credit on their Ohio income tax return for 50% of the amount donated. Ohio Value Voters announced the bill…

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Nineteen Ohio State Reps Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis

  State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) introduced House¬†Resolution 180 in the Ohio House of Representatives on June 30. It declares pornography a public health crisis. The resolution has been assigned to the House Health Committee. Resolution 180¬†states its purpose is “to declare that pornography is a public health hazard with…

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