Senate Bill 23, sponsored by Senators Bill Beagle and Dave Burke took effect March, 20 2015. The law modifies state law for adoptions that were effective between January 1, 1964, and September 18, 1996. Now 400,000 adoptees can gain access to birth certificates and adoption records.
State Sen. Dave Burke Talks About the Dangers of Synthetic Drugs
"Marion’s teachers and administrators acknowledge the importance of experiential learning by connecting students with prospective employers in their community,” said Burke. “The traditional model of just handing out diplomas without meaningful exposure to career and higher educational opportunities no longer works in our 21st century economy.”
"LSC fellows are the unsung heroes of Ohio's statehouse," said Burke. "These recent college graduates bring in fresh ideas and play an integral role in the process of turning concept into sound policy for the state of Ohio."
State Senators Dave Burke (R-Marysville) and Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) today announced details for a statewide tour to gather input from Ohioans on whether marijuana should be decriminalized for limited medical use.
"We believe that changing the Constitution should be the absolute last step in any public process, not the first," Burke said. "The House and Senate are taking separate approaches with the same goal to gain better understanding for Ohioans' wishes on this subject. Since November, I have been working with Representative Kirk Schuring and look forward to continuing this working relationship going forward."