MOUNT VERNON — With the state budget bill under consideration, Rep. Rick Carfagna said the last few weeks have been “advocacy season.” He said he has been meeting with several constituents and constituent groups, including farmers.
Carfagna told the News he is proud to have introduced his first bill, along with joint sponsor Scott Ryan of Licking County. The bill, HB 111, is actually a reintroduction of a bill introduced by former Rep. Margaret Ann Ruhl in the last legislative session. With a 98-0 floor vote, it earned strong bipartisan support in the Ohio House but failed to pass out of the Ohio Senate before year end.
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