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How They Voted: 2/18

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

(Correction: In last Sunday’s “How they voted,” two votes for State Rep. Michael Ashford (D., Toledo) were incorrect. He voted for H.B. 279, honoring John Glenn, and for H.B. 462, setting procedures for closing public hospitals to follow.)

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U.S. HOUSE

H.R. 1892: Bill was amended to become funding to keep federal government operating.

Sponsor: John Larson (D., Conn.).

Vote: Passed on Feb. 9, 240-186, with 5 representatives not voting.

Area representatives: Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo), yes; Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green), yes; Jim Jordan (R., Urbana, Ohio), no; Tim Walberg (R., Tipton, Mich.), yes.

U.S. SENATE

H.R. 1892: Bill was amended to become funding to keep federal government operating.

Sponsor: John Larson (D., Conn.)

Vote: Passed on Feb. 9, 71-28, with 1 senator not voting.

Ohio and Michigan senators: Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio), yes; Rob Portman (R., Ohio), yes; Gary Peters (D., Mich.), yes; Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.), yes.

OHIO HOUSE

H.B. 79: Concurrence vote on Senate changes to bill allowing tactical medical professionals with permission to carry firearms by their law enforcement agencies to carry them in their personal lives (goes to governor).

Sponsors: Reps. Wes Retherford (R., Hamilton), Christina Hagan (R., Alliance).

Vote: Passed on Wednesday, 92-2.

Northwest Ohio representatives: Teresa Fedor (D., Toledo), yes; Mike Sheehy (D., Oregon), yes; Michael Ashford (D., Toledo), yes; Derek Merrin (R., Monclova Township), yes; Theresa Gavarone (R., Bowling Green), yes; Jim Hoops (R., Napoleon), yes; Steve Arndt (R., Port Clinton), yes; Bill Reineke (R., Tiffin), yes; Robert Sprague (R., Findlay), yes; Craig Riedel (R., Defiance), yes; Robert Cupp (R., Lima), yes; Riordan McClain (R., Upper Sandusky), yes.

H.B. 748: Requires quick action by municipalities in approving or denying placement of small cell wireless facilities in public rights-of-way (goes to Senate).

Sponsors: Reps. Ryan Smith (R., Gallpolis), Sarah LaTourette (R., Chesterland).

Vote: Passed on Wednesday, 79-15.

Northwest Ohio representatives: Ms. Fedor, yes; Mr. Sheehy, no; Mr. Ashford, no; Mr. Merrin, yes; Ms. Gavarone, yes; Mr. Hoops, yes; Mr. Arndt, yes; Mr. Reineke, yes; Mr. Sprague, yes; Mr. Riedel, yes; Mr. Cupp, yes; Mr. McClain, yes.

H.B. 370: Requires addition of Wright Brothers’ first piloted plane to the Coat of Arms and Great Seal of Ohio (goes to Senate).

Sponsor: Rep. Rick Perales (R., Beavercreek).

Vote: Passed on Wednesday, 90-3.

Northwest Ohio representatives: Ms. Fedor, yes; Mr. Sheehy, yes; Mr. Ashford, yes; Mr. Merrin, yes; Ms. Gavarone, yes; Mr. Hoops, yes; Mr. Arndt, yes; Mr. Reineke, yes; Mr. Sprague, yes; Mr. Riedel, yes; Mr. Cupp, no; Mr. McClain, yes.

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