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STRONG Ohio bill will make a difference in controlling gun violence: Matt Dolan

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio -- The “STRONG Ohio” initiative to reduce gun violence is a meaningful response to Ohioans who demanded we “do something” about the all-too-frequent gun violence on our streets and in our homes, and to horrific events such as the mass shooting in Dayton. I agreed to be the sponsor of Gov. Mike DeWine’s gun reform bill because it is [Read More]

Lawmakers Strike Agreement On Transportation Budget, Send Measure To DeWine

After hitting several speedbumps along the way, the state's transportation budget is finally on the road to Gov. Mike DeWine's desk, fueled by a significant hike in gasoline and diesel taxes. Adoption of the $8.5 billion transportation budget (HB 62) comes two days after the March 31 deadline. Leaders of both chambers worked behind the scenes to reach a compromise [Read More]

Obhof Names Dolan as Chair of Senate Finance Committee

COLUMBUS—Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) announced today that he will appoint Senator Matt Dolan (R-Chagrin Falls) as Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, the panel responsible for managing Ohio’s biennial state budget bill. “Matt brings an extensive and diverse knowledge of financial matters to the Statehouse from his experiences in both the public and private sectors,” said Obhof. “I value [Read More]

Ohio wind-energy setback reform equates to jobs: Matt Dolan

By Guest Columnist, cleveland.com CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio -- What if I told you that we could strengthen an industry that already employs more than 112,000 Ohioans while contributing billions of dollars to our national economy each year? Without even knowing what this industry is, most people would eagerly do whatever they could to add these jobs and economic investment. That [Read More]

Dolan Successful In Getting Blockchain Legislation Passed

  Cleveland.com | Andrew J. Tobias | June 27 CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio is close to becoming the latest state to offer legal support for blockchain-based business transactions, following a Wednesday vote by the state's General Assembly. The Ohio Senate on Wednesday night signed off on Senate Bill 222, cybersecurity legislation which Ohio House members had amended to include the blockchain language. The amendment [Read More]

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