Senator Manning looks on as the Governor allows Gino Zimmer from the Honor Foundation to dot the "i" in Kasich

Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) today joined Governor John Kasich as he signed into law a bill that will memorialize a portion of State Route 58 within Lorain County as the "Sgt. Louis Torres Memorial Highway” in honor of a local fallen soldier.  Torres was killed in the line of duty at the age of 23 on August 22, 2012 from wounds sustained from a blast in Kandahar, Afghanistan on August 6, 2012.

Louis Torres grew up in Lorain, Ohio where he attended Lorain County Joint Vocational School in Oberlin. You can learn more about Sgt. Torres from this earlier published release.

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Manning Works To Increase Penalties For Promoting Prostitution, Stop Human Trafficking


COLUMBUS—State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) alongside Senator Matt Dolan (R-Chagrin Falls) this week stood before the Senate Judiciary committee and reinforced the critical need to increase criminal penalties for individuals who are convicted of promoting prostitution in Ohio.


PHOTO: Manning Recognized As "Legislator Of The Year" By Ohio Alliance Of Recovery Providers


"I am honored and humbled to receive this award today, and am grateful for the hard work of many coalitions and stakeholders who I have collaborated with on these issues," said Senator Manning. "It takes more than just one person to tackle the challenges Ohio faces, and I am fortunate to work alongside people in our community who are full of passion and caring."


Historic Congressional Redistricting Reform Plan Passes Ohio Senate With Bipartisan Support


COLUMBUS—State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) announced that this week the Ohio Senate passed a plan to reform the process for drawing Ohio’s congressional districts with unanimous, bipartisan support. The passage of Substitute Senate Joint Resolution 5 follows weeks of negotiations between the leadership of both parties in the General Assembly and various redistricting reform coalitions.


PHOTO: Manning Honored For Efforts To Improve Addiction And Mental Health Services In Ohio


"I am honored to receive this award today— the goal of our work at the Statehouse is to support our local communities," said Senator Manning. "Our mental health professionals and law enforcement officials need the flexibility and training to effectively deliver critical services and carry out their missions."