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HCR 10 passed today 92-2 in the Ohio House of Representatives. Thank you to my colleagues for their support of this important legislation that I had the privilege of being a joint sponsor with Representative Andy Thompson.

I wish to thank Chairman Blessing and the Ohio House Government Accountability & Oversight Committee for passing out of committee House Bill 331, Increase Time for Deciding Property Tax Complaints.

House Bill 312 passed today 90-0 in the Ohio House of Representatives. Thank you to my colleagues for their support of this important legislation that I had the privilege of being a joint sponsor with Representative Kirk Schuring.

 
Please click on the below photo/video below to view our appearance on the We The People Show on WKYC.

 
Thank you to Reverend Eason for providing testimony in support of our Anti-Bullying and Hazing Act today in House Education Committee.

 
Thank you to Hillary Lake from WCPO channel 9 in Cincinnati for speaking with me about my priority piece of legislation, House Bill 360, the Ohio Anti-Bullying and Hazing Act

 
Thank you to the Education & Career Readiness Committee for the privilege of providing sponsor testimony on HB360, the Ohio Anti-Bullying & Hazing Act.

Thank you to all my my colleagues today for voting unanimously in the passage of HB251.

 
Thank you to Channel 43 reporter Harry Boomer for highlighting a very important piece of legislation that Representative John Barnes and I joint sponsored, House Bill 336. This Bill will allow Ohioans with suspended drivers licenses with a pathway to become legal and insured drivers.

This segment will air Sunday October 29, 2017 at 6:30pm on the WUAB 43 Forum, a public affairs program covering community issues.

Thank you to Chairman Blessing and my colleagues on House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee for allowing me the privilege of testifying as the Sponsor of House Bill 361 which provides for greater compliance for county boards of revisions.

Great speaking with Auditor Yost at his Northeast Regional Advisory Board Meeting in Parma. We gave an update on House Bill 312.

Thank you to Chair Dever and the members of the Ohio House of Representatives Financial Institutions, Housing and Urban Development Committee for voting unanimously in support of my bill, House Bill 251 - which gives greater investment flexibility for our local partners.

Thank you to those who participated in today's Transportation and Public Safety Committee Meeting special hearing on Autonomous Vehicles. Chair Doug Green will be hosting monthly hearings about the industry and its impact on Ohio.

I want to thank Spectrum News and Mike Kallmeyer for the opportunity to discuss my bill - The Ohio Anti-Hazing and Anti-Bullying Act on In Focus. Thank you to Connie Luck for facilitating this interview.

Thank you to Channel 3 reporter Tom Meyer for highlighting a very important piece of legislation that Representative John Barnes and I joint sponsored, House Bill 336. This Bill will allow Ohioans with suspended drivers licenses with a pathway to become legal and insured drivers.

Thank you to Chairman Brinkman and the members of the House Insurance Committee for allowing Representative Barnes and me the opportunity to provide sponsor testimony on House Bill 336, the Driver's License Fee Reduction and Amnesty Initiative Act.

Thank to Chairman Blessing and my colleagues on House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee for allowing Representative Kirk Schuring and me the privilege of testifying as the Sponsors on House Bill 312 which protects taxpayer dollars.

Thanks to both Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer Dennis Kennedy and Cuyahoga County Councilman Jack Schron for driving down to Columbus today to provide proponent testimony on House Bill 251!

Thank you to Mike McIntyre and 90.3 WCPN for having myself and Stuart Muszynski, President & CEO, Values in Action Foundation on your show today to discuss The Ohio Anti-Bullying Bill.

Thank you to Auditor Yost for inviting me to speak about the importance of HB312 for our local communities. I am honored to be a joint sponsor of this important legislation along with Representative Schuring.

Thank you to Chairman Bacon and the rest of Senate Judiciary Committee for the honor of testifying this morning on The Public Safety and Military Protection Act.

Thank you to Chairman Blessing and the rest of House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee for the honor of testifying on House Bill 222 which would allow a concealed handgun license holder to use their permit as a formal form of voter photo identification.

MAJOR LEGISLATION SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN GREENSPAN

Ethics and Transparency

O2011-0008- Sponsored the most comprehensive ethics ordinance is the State of Ohio.     2010 Campaign Promise Kept!!!  - Adopted  11-0       

O2011-0012- Co-Sponsored the first Public Records Policy for Cuyahoga   County. Adopted  11-0

O2011-0013- Co-Sponsored the first Open Meetings Policy for Cuyahoga  County. Adopted  11-0

Inspector General          

O2012-0008- Sponsored the first county Inspector General Ordinance is the  State of Ohio.  2010 Campaign Promise Kept!!!  Adopted  11-0

Veterans Affairs

O2012-0013- Sponsored legislation to create Veterans Services Fund that directed unspent funds returned from the Cuyahoga County Veterans Services Commission to be invested in and for veterans. Adopted  11-0

Finance and Budgeting

O2014-0013- Sponsored Legislation requiring internal requests for public funds to provide an overview, budget, milestones/timelines and staffing levels for all new programs and services – Adopted 10-1

O2011-0056- Sponsored legislation establishing a General Fund Reserve Policy of 25%. Adopted  11-0

O2011-0058- Sponsored legislation establishing a Health and Human Services Fund Reserve Policy of 10%. Adopted  11-0

Community Engagement

R2013-0056- Sponsored a Resolution supporting a partnership between Cuyahoga County Council and Cleveland State University designed to create a Newly Elected Official Training Program for newly elected Councilmembers and Trustees in Cuyahoga County. Adopted  11-0

Public Works - Roads

O2014-0017- Sponsored Legislation calling for the County to provide financial assistance to our Cities, Villages and Townships for road maintenance and repairs - Adopted  11-0

 Charter Amendment – Audit Committee

O2015- Sponsored Legislation that placed a measure before the voters intended to change the formation of the Cuyahoga County Audit Committee to be more transparent and accountable.  The Charter Amendment, Issue 9 (November 2015) was adopted by the voters of County, 75%-25%.

Community Development

2015-0003- Sponsored legislation creating the Community Development Supplemental Grant Program.  A program designed to assist all cities, villages, townships and qualified community development corporations with an opportunity to receive grants up to $50,000 for community development programs and projects funded by casino revenue - Adopted 10-0

Collaboration

O2015-0018- Sponsored legislation that established the Cuyahoga County Public Works Shared Services Program in conjunction with the Auditor of State. 

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ADDITIONAL LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY

Ohio House Bill 18 – “Vacant Property Legislation”

Prior to his election in 2010 to the Cuyahoga County Council, Dave Greenspan provided guidance and worked with State Representative Nan Baker, (OH-16) on House Bill 18, commonly referred to as the “Vacant Property Legislation”.  This piece of legislation was adopted into law provided an economic incentive to job creators to create and place new jobs in Ohio’s vacant and abandoned buildings.  Mr. Greenspan provided proponent testimony before committees in the Ohio House of Representatives and State Senate.



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