Entries by Jena Powell

Rep. Powell Sponsor Testimony: Cosmetology Reform Act

Rep. Powell Sponsor Testimony: Cosmetology Reform Act Below is sponsor testimony given to the House State and Local Government Committee Chairman Wiggam, Vice Chair Stephens, Ranking Member Kelly, and members of the House State and Local Government Committee, thank you for the opportunity to present sponsor testimony on HB 399. The Cosmetology Reform Act will […]

Ohio House Passes the “Tax Code Streamlining and Correction Act”

Ohio House Passes the “Tax Code Streamlining and Correction Act” COLUMBUS— State Representatives Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) and Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 197, “Tax Code Streamlining and Corrections Act”; HB 197 makes over 100 changes to update the laws governing taxation. The legislation makes our tax code […]

Monthly Constituent Liaison Office Hours

Rep. Jena Powell will again be sending a constituent liaison from her Columbus office to be in-district this upcoming Monday, September 9th. No appointments are necessary – individuals and families can feel free to show up and talk to the liaison about any government questions or concerns you may have. “I know government can be […]

September: Constituent Liaison In-District Office Hours For State Rep. Jena Powell

Monthly In-District Office Hours COLUMBUS – Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) will again be sending a constituent liaison from her Columbus office to be in-district this upcoming Monday, September 9th. No appointments are necessary – individuals and families can feel free to show up and talk to the liaison about any government questions or concerns you […]

NEW BILL: Tax Code Streamlining and Correction Act

COLUMBUS – Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) is joint-sponsoring a bill with Rep. Derek Merrin (R-) to streamline the Ohio tax code. At their direction, the Legislative Service Commission identified errors in the tax code, of which 125 are corrected by HB 197. HB 197 fixes typographical errors, incorrect or non-existent cross references, obsolete sections, awkward […]

“Local lawmakers want to brand pornography as a public health crisis in Ohio”

Full Article from the Dayton Daily News, checkout the article here. COLUMBUS — Backed by Citizens for Community Values, Republican Jena Powell is leading the charge to brand pornography as a public health crisis, starting with a proposed resolution in the Ohio House. “We are saying enough is enough. We’re tired of the exploitation of women and […]

News Release: Ohio Resolution Declares Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Article from  Citizens for Community Value Sponsored by Rep. Jena Powell, resolution also highlights the connection of pornography with human trafficking. COLUMBUS — Representative Jena Powell and 18 co-sponsors have introduced a powerful Ohio House resolution to declare pornography a public health crisis. Along with highlighting the serious hardships pornography causes for men, women and […]