State Senator Larry Obhof today released the following statement in response to Governor John Kasich’s announcement that the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will be returning $1 billion to Ohio employers as a rebate on their workers’ compensation premiums:
“Today’s announcement is good news for Ohio’s employers, including thousands of businesses and public employers such as local governments.  This is the second time in two years that the state will return $1 billion to these employers.  I am glad that the Bureau will also strengthen their focus on health and safety training – providing the resources to train nearly 1,000 new firefighters and to help fund safety grants aimed at reducing workplace injuries.” 

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PHOTO: Obhof Announces Passage Of Bill Authorizing Medina County Bicentennial License Plate


"The bicentennial license plate symbolizes the rich history of Medina County and provides an opportunity to celebrate our community," said Obhof, who sponsored the bill.


Ohio Senate Passes Legislation Eliminating Barriers For Veterans


“Our veterans should be afforded every opportunity to use the skills they gained while serving in the military when they come home to look for employment," said Obhof. 


PHOTO: Obhof Honors 2017 Ohio Mr. Football


"I am proud to recognize Joey for this exceptional accomplishment," said Obhof. "In addition to his impressive record, Joey has displayed integrity, leadership, and dedication to his teammates."


Obhof Statement On Job Creation Tax Incentive For Mansfield's SkyBox Packaging


COLUMBUS—Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) issued the following statement in response to news from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority that SkyBox Packaging LLC of Mansfield was approved for a 1.192 percent, six-year Job Creation Tax Credit.