Entries by Jena Powell

COVID-19 UPDATE: Assistance for Small Businesses

As a business owner myself, I understand the complications and devastating effects COVID-19 is having on our economy. Congress passed the CARES ACT which is a $2 trillion stimulus package. Of the $2 trillion, $349 billion is allotted to the ‘Paycheck Protection Program.’ The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses […]


The Democrats in the US Senate are holding up almost 2 Trillion dollars of needed aid to hurting Americans. Why? Because Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi refuses to pass a bill without adding emissions mandates for airplanes, tax credits for solar and wind energy, and $35 Million for the JFK Performing Arts Center – […]

March 17th, 2020 – COVID-19 Update

What’s happening in Ohio with COVID-19? Visual of the Latest Update Below is helpful Information For Constituents/Businesses In Need: Unemployment Benefits To file claim: unemployment.cmt.ohio.gov To view updated rules: jfs.ohio.gov/ouio/CoronavirusAndUI.stm Small Business Disaster Relief Impacted Ohio Small Businesses can contact Ohio Development Services Agency for assistance: Email: businesshelp@development.ohio.gov Small Business Admin Disaster Relief has set a three […]

Save Women’s Sports Act

Press Conference Speech given on 2.25.20 by Rep. Jena Powell The Save Women’s Sports Act is about fairness for women in female sports. With me on stage are several high school female athletes from my district, the bill’s joint sponsor Representative Reggie Stoltzfus and Rachel Citak (legal counsel for CCV). The Save Women’s Sports Act […]

Constituent Office Hours

Have a question about state policy? Drop by or schedule a meeting in advance with our constituent liaison. First Monday of the Month February, March, May, July, September & November TROY: 10:00-11:30 AM Location: Troy-Miami Library Arcanum: 12:00-1:30 PM Arcanum Public Library If you have questions please email rep80@ohiohouse.gov or call 1(614)-466-8114

State Representatives Powell And Ginter Highlight Proposed Tax Credit To Support Strong Families

Enhancing strong family health throughout the state of Ohio is an important issue for State Representatives Tim Ginter (R-Salem) and Jena Powell (R-Arcanum). Last year, Ginter and Powell introduced House Bill 297 and it recently passed in the House Ways and Means Committee. The legislation allows individuals to receive an income tax credit for a […]