SAFETY AND SECURITY
Legislative Response to Covid-19
Lead the charge to pass legislation to provide flexibility to our state agencies and our local communities.
Helping End Human Trafficking in Ohio
Working with law enforcement, Senator Matt Dolan sponsored and passed a bill to help end human trafficking, increasing penalties for those traffickers.
Fighting to End Gun Violence with ‘Strong Ohio’
Legislation initiated by Senator Matt Dolan will secure your Second Amendment rights while protecting Ohioans from gun violence by taking guns out of the hands of violent individuals who are deemed a threat to themselves or others and gets them the treatment they need.
Securing Schools and Places of Worship
Senator Matt Dolan led the initiative to provide additional funds for securing our schools and places of worship to make them more safe.
Treatment for Opioid Addicts
Senator Matt Dolan fought the opioid epidemic in Ohio by investing in addiction treatment and staying focused on punishing drug dealers – not their victims.
Upgrade Technology to Protect Citizens’ Private Information & Improve Access to Government Services
Senator Matt Dolan passed legislation introducing new security technology into state government to better protect citizens’ private information. Senator Matt Dolan embraced new technology to promote more efficient and effective government services. Services like the DMV could move entirely online.
ECONOMY AND EDUCATION
Train Ohio’s Workforce for the Future
Senator Matt Dolan passed legislation aimed at training Ohio’s 21st-century workforce by connecting workers with trade unions and local community colleges to earn in-demand degrees.
Reducing Health Care Costs While Preserving Private Insurance
Legislation authored by Senator Matt Dolan allows pharmacists to join a collaborative team of doctors and specialists to better serve patients, reduce health care costs and mitigate opioid addiction in our community.
Increased Funding for Communities to Upgrade Roads and Bridges
Senator Matt Dolan helped pass Ohio’s transportation budget bill, which for the first time sends more money to our local governments to improve roads and bridges.
Senator Matt Dolan passed a new job creator tax credit in Ohio, encouraging employers to hire more people and allowing employees flexibility to work from home. He saved small business tax benefits—saving thousands of jobs in Northeast Ohio. Additionally, making Ohio attractive for outside business investment.
NORTHEAST OHIO CHAMPION
Strongest Advocate for Protecting Lake Erie and Water Quality
In the Senate, Senator Matt Dolan is taking the lead on legislation that protects the health of Lake Erie and invests in our water quality throughout the state.
Leader on Clean Energy
Senator Matt Dolan has introduced legislation to help Ohio produce more alternative energy, so the state can grow clean energy jobs for years to come.
Bipartisan Support for Balanced Budget
As Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Matt Dolan led the bipartisan effort to balance Ohio’s state budget, which passed unanimously among all Republicans and Democrats in the Senate.