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A look at recent actions in the U.S. Congress and in the Ohio General Assembly and how lawmakers representing the area voted.

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Sen. Rob Portman

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U.S. SENATE

President Nominee 1095: Confirmation of Kirstjen Nielsen as Secretary of Homeland Security.

Vote: Passed on Tuesday, 62-37, with 1 senator not voting.

Ohio and Michigan senators: Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio), no; Rob Portman (R., Ohio), yes; Gary Peters (D., Mich.), no; Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.), no.

H.R. 1: Approval of amended House Republican tax reform bill.

Sponsor: Rep. Kevin Brady (R., Texas).

Vote: Passed on Dec. 2, 51-49.

Ohio and Michigan senators: Mr. Brown, no; Mr. Portman, yes; Mr. Peters, no; Ms. Stabenow, no.

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Kirstjen Nielsen has been confirmed as President Donald Trump's Secretary of Homeland Security.

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OHIO SENATE

S.B. 33: Concurrence on House changes to bill allowing disclosure of information from Law Enforcement Automated Data System to a defendant in a traffic or criminal case (goes to governor).

Sponsor: Sen. John Eklund (R., Chardon).

Vote: Passed on Tuesday, 31-0.

Northwest Ohio senators: Edna Brown (D., Toledo), did not vote; Randy Gardner (R., Bowling Green), yes; Robert McColley (R., Napoleon), David Burke (R., Marysville), yes; Matt Huffman (R., Lima), yes.

OHIO HOUSE

H.B. 380: Prohibit illegal aliens from receiving workers’ compensation benefits (goes to Senate).

Sponsors: Reps. Bill Seitz (R., Cincinnati), Larry Householder (R, Glenford).

Vote: Passed on Tuesday, 65-30.

Northwest Ohio representatives: Teresa Fedor (D., Toledo), no; Mike Sheehy (D., Oregon), no; Michael Ashford (D., Toledo), no; Derek Merrin (R., Monclova Township), yes; Theresa Gavarone (R., Bowling Green), yes; Steve Arndt (R., Port Clinton), yes; Bill Reineke (R., Tiffin), yes; Robert McColley (R., Napoleon), yes; Robert Sprague (R., Findlay), yes; Craig Riedel (R., Defiance), yes; Robert Cupp (R., Lima), yes.

H.B. 132: Concurrence on Senate changes to bill regulating for-profit fantasy sports operations (goes to governor).

Sponsors: Reps. Jonathan Dever (R., Madeira), Mr. McColley.

Vote: Passed on Tuesday, 92-3.

Northwest Ohio representatives: Ms. Fedor, yes; Mr. Sheehy, yes; Mr. Ashford, yes; Mr. Merrin, yes; Ms. Gavarone, yes; Mr. Arndt, yes; Mr. Reineke, yes; Mr. McColley, yes; Mr. Sprague, yes; Mr. Riedel, yes; Mr. Cupp, yes.

H.B. 312: Sets standards for use of credit and debit cards by political subdivisions (goes to Senate).

Sponsors: Reps. Kirk Schuring (R., Canton), Dave Greenspan (R., Westlake).

Vote: Passed on Tuesday, 95-0.

Northwest Ohio representatives: Ms. Fedor, yes; Mr. Sheehy, yes; Mr. Ashford, yes; Mr. Merrin, yes; Ms. Gavarone, yes; Mr. Arndt, yes; Mr. Reineke, yes; Mr. McColley, yes; Mr. Sprague, yes; Mr. Riedel, yes; Mr. Cupp, yes.

H.B. 329: Modifies law governing pyramid promotional schemes (goes to Senate).

Sponsor: Rep. Dorothy Pelanda (R., Marysville).

Vote: Passed on Tuesday, 95-0.

Northwest Ohio representatives: Ms. Fedor, yes; Mr. Sheehy, yes; Mr. Ashford, yes; Mr. Merrin, yes; Ms. Gavarone, yes; Mr. Arndt, yes; Mr. Reineke, yes; Mr. McColley, yes; Mr. Sprague, yes; Mr. Riedel, yes; Mr. Cupp, yes.

H.B. 354: Gives Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court concurrent jurisdiction with Seneca County Common Pleas Court in operating drug addiction recovery program (goes to Senate).

Sponsor: Mr. Reineke.

Vote: Passed on Tuesday, 95-0.

Northwest Ohio representatives: Ms. Fedor, yes; Mr. Sheehy, yes; Mr. Ashford, yes; Mr. Merrin, yes; Ms. Gavarone, yes; Mr. Arndt, yes; Mr. Reineke, yes; Mr. McColley, yes; Mr. Sprague, yes; Mr. Riedel, yes; Mr. Cupp, yes.

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