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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Obhof Announces Unanimous Senate Passage Of Legislation Combating Elder Fraud


COLUMBUS—Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) this week announced the unanimous Senate passage of legislation aimed at combating fraud and financial exploitation of Ohio’s senior citizens.


Obhof Announces Passage Of $2.62 Billion Capital Bill, Highlights Investments Made In Ashland, Holmes, Medina And Richland Counties


COLUMBUS—Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) today announced the passage of the state's Capital Budget, a $2.62 billion investment in Ohio's infrastructure and local community projects. 


Obhof Discusses Regulatory Reforms Necessary For Ohio's Economic Prosperity


COLUMBUS—Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) today called for additional reforms of Ohio’s regulatory environment. He was joined by Dr. James Broughel of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, who recently completed a study on the number of regulatory restrictions the state imposes, and Robert Alt, President and CEO of the Buckeye Institute.


Strong Support For Additional Regulatory Reform In Ohio


COLUMBUS - The following individuals and organizations support Senate President Larry Obhof's call today for additional regulatory reforms in Ohio.