Senator Gayle Manning - Senate District 13
 

08.03.17 - Manning Welcomes Area Residents To Attend Office Hours In Norwalk

 

"Office hours are an opportunity for me to connect with constituents in the communities where they live, work and raise their families," said Manning. "Effectively serving as your voice in the Ohio Statehouse requires, most importantly, a commitment to listening and understanding your concerns. Together, we can develop solutions that make our communities and state better for everyone."

 
 

07.24.17 - Manning Urges Families To Take Advantage Of The 2017 Ohio Sales Tax Holiday Savings August 4-6

 

As a former elementary school teacher, I know that back-to-school shopping this time of year can be incredibly costly for parents and educators. That's why I'm pleased to remind all families to take advantage of Ohio's Sales Tax Holiday again this year on August 4, 5 and 6

 
 

07.10.17 - Manning Urges Families To Take Advantage Of 2017 Ohio Sales Tax Holiday Savings August 4-6

 

As a former elementary school teacher, I know that back-to-school shopping this time of year can be incredibly costly for parents and educators. That's why I'm pleased to remind all families to take advantage of Ohio's Sales Tax Holiday again this year on August 4, 5 and 6. 

 
 

06.21.17 - Manning Announces Passage Of Senate Version Of State Budget That Closes Fiscal Shortfall And Protects Essential Services

 

"Overall, the Senate version of the budget strives to say, in no uncertain terms, that no parent should lose their son or daughter to opiates, that no child should be at a disadvantage due to a loved one's struggle with addiction," said Manning. "Fiscally responsible, this budget protects Ohio's commitments to our most vulnerable and makes education a priority."

 
 

06.21.17 - Manning Announces That Legislation To Protect Domestic Violence Victims Now Heads To Governor To Be Signed

 

"Eliminating such loopholes in the existing law will help protect victims and better equip law enforcement to deal with these offenders who evade delivery of protection orders," said Manning. "Approval of this measure in the House is a victory for those who fear for themselves and their loved ones, and we are optimistic that the governor will sign this important bill into law."

 
 

06.15.17 - Manning Honors 2016 Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Of The Year

 

"I am pleased to honor Trooper Santiago for his commitment to our community and the State of Ohio," said Senator Manning. "Ohioans should take comfort in knowing that Ohio’s Highway Patrol has some of the best-trained and most dedicated public servants in the country. Thank you to Trooper Santiago and those who join him in an effort to keep our Ohio's families safe."  

 
 

05.17.17 - Manning Announces Senate Passage Of Bill Helping Human Trafficking Victims Rebuild Their Lives

 

"For victims of human trafficking, criminal records can be a major barrier in obtaining employment and rebuilding their lives," said Manning. "This legislation seeks to offer hope for victims and lessens their likelihood of being coerced back into similar criminal enterprises."

 
 

04.26.17 - Senate Passes Legislation To Better Prepare Workers For In-Demand Jobs

 

"We must do more to prepare our next generation of workers for employment in the current and future job markets," said Manning. "By connecting educators with employers, Senate Bill 3 will better align the skills taught in the classroom with those needed to fill good-paying jobs."

 
 

04.24.17 - Manning Announces Addition Of 200 New Jobs In Lorain County

 

"This project both strengthens Lorain County's infrastructure and creates 200 new jobs in our community," said Manning. "Economic development partnerships like these demonstrate to companies across the country that Ohio is open for business and job creation is a top priority."

 
 

04.21.17 - Area Agency On Aging Honors Manning For Effort To Combat Senior Malnutrition

 

"I am truly honored to accept this award," said Manning. "The Area Agency on Aging has been an instrumental partner in our effort to address important quality of life concerns for Ohio's seniors."

 
 

03.22.17 - Manning Announces Passage Of Senate's Job-Sustaining Transportation Budget

 

"A robust economy requires strong infrastructure,” said State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville), who co-sponsored the legislation. “This budget invests in Ohio's job-sustaining highway system, lifts barriers for employers in the trucking industry, and redirects dollars to help strengthen our local communities."

 
 

03.08.17 - Manning Announces Senate Passage Of Legislation To Protect Domestic Violence Victims

 

"Eliminating such loopholes in the existing law will help protect victims and better equip law enforcement to deal with these offenders who evade delivery of protection orders," said Manning.

 
 

02.07.17 - Manning Announces 2018 Legislative Fellowship Program

 

"The LSC Fellowship program allows recent graduates the opportunity to gain invaluable experience, increasing preparedness and building skill sets that will last throughout their careers," said Manning. “LSC fellows often go on to lead successful careers in public service in Ohio and across the nation."

 
 

01.26.17 - Manning Appointed To Influential Senate Rules And Reference Committee

 

"I look forward to working alongside my colleagues on this committee to ensure that each piece of legislation is thoroughly vetted and serves to improve the quality of life for all Ohioans," said Senator Manning. 

 
 

01.10.17 - Manning Invites Residents To Attend Office Hours In Columbia Station

 

"Office hours are an opportunity for me to connect with constituents in the communities where they live, work and raise their families," said Manning. "Effectively serving as your voice in the Ohio Statehouse requires, most importantly, a commitment to listening and understanding your concerns. Together, we can develop solutions that make our community and state better for everyone."

 
 

01.04.17 - Senator Manning Sworn In As Ohio Senate Majority Whip

 

"I am honored to have been chosen by my colleagues to serve as the Senate Majority Whip and as a member of the Senate's leadership," said Manning. "I look forward to working alongside my colleagues to build on the progress we have made in making our state an exceptional place for all to live, work and receive a quality education."

 
 

10.21.16 - In Depth: Ohio's Opiate Crisis Town Hall

 
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It’s a deadly addiction finding its way through Ohio’s neighborhoods. State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) and State Representative Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville) recently joined federal, state and local leaders at Lorain County Community College for a discussion on the heroin epidemic affecting Lorain County and the entire state of Ohio. Members of the panel shared strategies being implemented at federal, state and local levels to address this issue. 

 
 

10.06.16 - State Senator Gayle Manning And State Representative Nathan Manning Host Roundtable To Discuss Ohio's Heroin Epidemic

 

State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) and State Representative Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville) today announced that they will join several federal, state and local leaders at Lorain County Community College on Tuesday, October 11 at 5 p.m. for a panel discussion regarding the drug abuse and addiction epidemic in Lorain County and throughout the state. Members of the panel will provide a brief overview of strategies being implemented at federal, state and local levels to address this issue. Public input and discussion will follow.

 
 

10.03.16 - Manning To Host Public Forum On Strategies For Combating Ohio's Heroin Epidemic

 
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Opiate addiction continues to be a serious challenge that affects virtually every community in Ohio. During the forum, members of the panel will provide a comprehensive overview of the strategies being implemented at both the state and local levels to address the problem of addiction. 

 
 

08.04.16 - Manning Invites Residents To District Office Hours In Avon Lake

 
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"Office hours give residents a chance to learn more about what is being done on their behalf at the Statehouse and to share your family's concerns and ideas," said Manning.

 
 

07.28.16 - Families Have The Opportunity To Save Again This Year During Ohio's Sales Tax Holiday

 

As a former elementary schoolteacher, I know that back-to-school shopping this time of year can be incredibly costly for parents and educators. That's why I'm pleased to remind all families to take advantage of Ohio's Sales Tax Holiday again this year from August 5 to August 7, 2016.

 
 

06.08.16 - Manning Invites Residents To Attend District Office Hours In Grafton

 
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"Office hours are an opportunity to share the concerns and ideas you and your family may have and to learn more about the issues we are working on at the Statehouse," said Manning. 

 
 

05.26.16 - Manning Announces Passage Of Bill Protecting Animals, Strengthening Penalties For Offenders

 
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"This bill aligns Ohio with the majority of other states when it comes to animal cruelty laws," said Manning. "As animal abusers have a higher potential to perform violent acts toward people, this bill not only prevents cruelty against animals but helps us protect our children and families."

 
 

05.25.16 - Manning Recognizes Avon Lake's Redwood Elementary On Statewide Honors

 
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"I'm proud to recognize the faculty, staff, students and parents on this well-deserved honor," said Manning. "Congratulations to Principal Ebert and the Avon Lake community for their dedication to enhancing the student experience and fostering positive outcomes at Redwood Elementary."

 
 

05.25.16 - Manning Recognizes Elyria High School Senior

 
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"Rosetta received high praise and recommendations from the teachers and mentors that she has had in her 10 years with the Boys and Girls Club and this speaks to her commitment and perseverance," said Manning. "We are very proud of her accomplishments in Lorain County and wish her all the best as she continues to impress at the regional competition."

 
 

05.11.16 - Manning Honors Lorain Elementary Principal Following Selection As Top Latino Education Leader

 
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"The Lorain community, especially the students at Washington Elementary, are incredibly fortunate to have Mr. Monteleone's passion and expertise," said Manning. "Mr. Monteleone's continuous efforts on behalf of Latino students in Lorain will now be displayed nationwide and I am certain that he will gain valuable skills to bring back to all students in our community."

 
 

04.26.16 - Manning Invites Residents To Attend Office Hours In Monroeville

 
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"Office hours are an opportunity to gather suggestions on how state government can best address the needs of families in northeast Ohio," said Manning. 

 
 

04.26.16 - Manning Issues Statement On Ford's $200 Million Investment In Avon Lake Plant

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) today issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the Ford Motor Company will invest $200 million to upgrade its assembly plant in Avon Lake, protecting 150 jobs involved with its chassis production:

 
 

04.13.16 - Manning Recognizes Lorain County United Way Following Statewide Honor

 
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“I am tremendously proud of the work of the Lorain County United Way as they continue to improve lives and strengthen our community,” Manning said. “This recognition is well-deserved, and I commend them for the positive impact they are making by helping Lorain County area residents.”

 
 

02.09.16 - Manning Announces Legislative Fellowship Program

 
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"The LSC Fellowship program allows recent graduates the opportunity to gain invaluable real-world experience, increasing preparedness and building skill sets that will last throughout their careers" said Manning. “LSC Fellows often go on to lead successful careers in public service in Ohio and across the nation, creating a network of alumni that is beneficial to young professionals."

 
 

01.29.16 - Manning Credits Improvements To Ohio's Business Climate For Economic Growth

 
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“Another record-breaking year of attracting new businesses to file in Ohio is a sign that by providing tax relief and reducing the regulatory burden on small businesses and families Ohio’s economy will continue to grow,” said Manning.

 
 

01.04.16 - Senator Manning Invites Residents To Attend Office Hours In Sheffield Lake

 
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"Office hours are an opportunity to gather suggestions on how state government can better address the concerns of families in northeast Ohio," said Manning. 

 
 

11.25.15 - Senator Manning Invites Residents To Attend Office Hours In New London

 
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"Office hours are an opportunity to gather suggestions on how state government can better address the concerns of families in northeast Ohio," said Manning. 

 
 

11.09.15 - Manning Honored By Educational Service Centers For Dedication To Education

 
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"As a former school teacher, I have a unique appreciation for the work our education professionals do every day to ensure that Ohio's students are successful in the classroom," said Manning. 

 
 

10.19.15 - Safety Tips And Tricks For 2015 Trick-or-Treat

 

While you and your family prepare for your special evening filled with delicious candy and spooky costumes, be sure to consider a few precautions to ensure a safe, enjoyable and memorable evening.

 
 

10.12.15 - Lorain County Community College Honors Manning For Support Of Manufacturing Training Programs

 
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"I regularly hear from employers who are seeking skilled welders to fill in-demand, high paying jobs in advanced manufacturing," said Manning. "Our greatest economic development challenge is that we cannot train workers fast enough to fill the jobs currently available. I am honored to join President Church and Lorain County employers to help our community overcome this challenge and to provide the necessary resources to create new jobs that will support Lorain County families."

 
 

09.17.15 - Senator Manning Invites Lorain County Residents To Office Hours In Amherst

 
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"District office hours provide Lorain County residents an opportunity to discuss ideas about how state government can best serve the needs of their families and our community," said Manning. “As the Ohio Senate begins the fall legislative session, I look forward to sharing these concerns with my colleagues as we deliberate and vote on legislation in the coming months.”

 
 

09.02.15 - Tribute To Ohio's Workforce On Labor Day

 

Shaping our state’s workforce for the 21st century requires the private sector and our partners in higher education to work collaboratively to equip more Ohioans for success in the workplace.

 
 

08.26.15 - Coordinated Effort Underway To Address Ohio's High Infant Mortality Rate

 
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"This new Commission is comprised of the foremost experts on infant mortality, public health and policy," said Manning. "With a coordinated statewide effort, we can ensure that appropriate resources are provided to communities most at-risk and drive down the high rate of infant mortality in Ohio."

 
 

08.05.15 - Manning To Hold District Office Hours In Wakeman

 
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"I am committed to addressing the concerns of area residents and taking their ideas back to Columbus to share with my colleagues in the Ohio Senate," said Manning. "District office hours provide a unique opportunity to discuss ways that state government can better serve the needs of families and the community."

 
 

08.03.15 - Manning Announces Funds To Lorain County Community College For Job Training Program

 
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“This job training program at LCCC gives students the tools they need to graduate with high-skilled, high-paying jobs.”

 
 

07.09.15 - Manning Announces Funds To Support Firelands School Construction Project

 
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"The pre-approval of these funds is great news for students and families in our community," said Manning. "Existing facilities are in need of replacement and a new building will save on costly operating and maintenance expenses associated with the two existing facilities."

 
 

07.08.15 - Manning Announces Expansion Of Norwalk Technology Company

 
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"This is an exciting development for the Norwalk community," said Manning. "The region's top-notch workforce training programs, combined with excellent public services and a growing technology sector make the Norwalk area an attractive location for job creators looking to expand their businesses."

 
 

07.07.15 - Senator Manning To Hold July District Office Hours In Willard

 
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"I am committed to addressing the concerns of constituents and taking their ideas to Columbus to share with my colleagues in the Ohio Senate," said Manning. "District office hours provide a great opportunity for discussion about ways that state government can better serve the needs of our community."

 
 

06.24.15 - Manning Announces Passage Of Legislation To Improve Emergency Access To Life-Saving Medicine

 
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The legislation allows a pharmacist to generate a prescription using the patient’s record one time per year, per drug. The bill does not give pharmacists independent prescriptive authority but allows the pharmacist to consult patients' prescription records to determine whether an emergency refill is warranted if a physician can not be reached. 

 
 

06.18.15 - Manning Praises Passage Of Senate Budget To Invest In Education And Lower Tax Burden For Ohioans

 
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"With this budget, we continue our focus on fiscal responsibility, sustainability and stability," said Manning. "This budget gives Ohioans greater tax relief, a stronger economy, quality education, and vital support services. As a former school teacher, I am proud of the Senate's investments in K-12 education and emphasis on lowering tuition costs for Ohio's students and families. This budget is about ensuring that our children and grandchildren are prepared to succeed."

 
 

06.03.15 - Senator Manning To Hold July District Office Hours

 
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"I am committed to listening to the concerns of my constituents and taking their ideas to Columbus to share with my colleagues in the Ohio Senate," said Manning.

 
 

06.03.15 - Bill To Protect Kids From Lethal Caffeine Powder Heads To Governor For Signature

 
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“Logan’s tragic death demands that we act to prevent future accidental deaths due to this unregulated and highly toxic substance," said Manning. "This legislation seeks to ensure pure caffeine powder does not fall into the wrong hands.”

 
 

05.06.15 - Ohio Senate Prescribes Booster Shot For Outdated Physician Assistant And Nurse Practitioner Laws

 
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"It is vitally important that Ohio law reflects the continuous development of technology and technique in order to remain innovative in the healthcare sector,” said Manning. 

 
 

05.05.15 - Honoring Our Teachers

 
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Teachers play a vital role in the growth and development of our children. As an elementary school teacher of 37 years, I know just how much work teachers put into their jobs and the many successes and disappointments that come with the profession. National Teacher Day is May 5th, so I would like to encourage everyone to join me in thanking Ohio’s teachers for the work they do for our children.

 
 

05.04.15 - Manning Announces 230 New Jobs For Huron County

 
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"This project both strengthens Huron County's infrastructure and provides 230 new jobs for this community," said Manning. "Economic development partnerships like these demonstrate to companies across the country that Ohio is open for business and job creation is a top priority."

 
 

04.29.15 - Manning Bill To Protect Kids And Consumers From Potentially Lethal Caffeine Powder Passes Senate

 
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“This legislation follows a terrible and unnecessary tragedy,” said Manning. “Senate Bill 7 is about protecting consumers, especially our kids, from the high risk of a lethal caffeine overdose."

 
 

04.22.15 - Manning Honors Monroeville Graduate On Collegiate National Wrestling Title

 
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"Logan's hard work and perseverance both as a wrestler and as a student should serve as an example worth emulating for all student athletes" said Manning.

 
 

04.13.15 - Senator Manning To Hold District Office Hours

 
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"As we continue to strengthen our communities and restore our economy, it remains imperative that I hear which issues are most important to area residents," said Manning. "I am committed to addressing constituents' concerns and taking their ideas and insights to Columbus to share with my colleagues in the Ohio Senate."

 
 

04.13.15 - Celebrating Ohio Internship And Co-op Opportunities

 

Last year, I joined my colleague, Senator Bill Beagle, in co-sponsoring Senate Bill 227 designating the second Tuesday of April as “Ohio Internship and Co-op Appreciation Day". The day is intended to raise awareness of the value of internships and co-op opportunities in Ohio as well as encourage businesses throughout the state to offer additional program opportunities.

 
 

04.06.15 - Manning Announces Funds To Support High-Tech Jobs

 
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 “The new SMART Center at LCCC will provide a high-tech workspace to stimulate innovation and provide students with a unique opportunity to apply their studies and prepare for in-demand technology jobs,” said Manning.

 
 

04.06.15 - Senator Manning Announces Funds For Findley State Park

 
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“I’m delighted that the Nature Center at Findley State Park will once again become a wonderful resource for the community,” said Manning. “I encourage all Ohioans to take advantage of Ohio's state park system."

 
 

04.01.15 - Senator Manning Announces Signing Of Transportation Budget, Creating 96,000 Jobs

 
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"This budget is about creating jobs and investing in a transportation system that is safe and accessible for Ohio motorists," said Gayle Manning, Chair of the Senate Transportation, Commerce and Labor Committee.

 
 

03.18.15 - Manning Announces Passage Of Bill, Supporting And Creating 96,000 Transportation Jobs

 
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"This is perhaps one of the greatest jobs budgets we will have the opportunity to vote on during this General Assembly," said Gayle Manning, Chair of the Senate Transportation, Commerce and Labor Committee.

 
 

02.23.15 - Manning Announces State Investment To Improve Lorain County Community College

 
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“As a former school teacher, I understand that learning space is an important factor in student success,” said Manning. “These funds will provide students of Lorain County Community College with much needed resources in order to maximize their studies and enter the workforce prepared for success.”

 
 

02.20.15 - Senate Committee Hears From Parents Of LaGrange Teen Killed By Caffeine Overdose

 
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The Ohio Senate's Criminal Justice Committee heard testimony this week from the parents of a LaGrange teen who died from a caffeine overdose. The couple spoke in support of legislation introduced by Senator Gayle Manning to ban the sale of pure caffeine products. 

 
 

02.09.15 - Manning Announces More Than $100,000 To Improve Parks In Huron And Lorain Counties

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today announced the Ohio Controlling Board has authorized the use of $102,160 for construction of local, Northeast Ohio park projects through the Local Parks Project Statewide NatureWorks grant program.

 
 

01.26.15 - Manning Announces Legislative Scholarship Opportunity For Career Training

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning announced the beginning of this year’s annual Legislative Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools. The program offers over 220 scholarship opportunities worth more than $1 million to graduating high school seniors in Ohio.

 
 

01.23.15 - Manning Named To Second Term As Chairwoman Of The Senate Transportation Committee

 
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Ohio Senate President Keith Faber today appointed State Senator Gayle Manning to serve as the Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Transportation, Commerce and Labor Committee.

 
 

01.05.15 - Manning Sworn-in, Begins Second Term In The Ohio Senate

 
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During the Opening Ceremonies, State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) was sworn in for her second term in the Ohio Senate, representing the 13th District in the state legislature’s upper chamber. Senator Manning handedly won reelection to the Northeast Ohio seat in the November 4, 2014 General Election. The district encompasses all of both Huron and Lorain Counties.

 
 

10.16.14 - Manning Announces AT&T Grant To Boys & Girls Clubs Of Lorain County

 
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“In focusing on the many factors outside the classroom that influence student success, the Be GREAT: Graduate program provides students with the social and emotional support that is crucial for academic success,” said Manning.

 
 

10.07.14 - Senator Manning Announces October Office Hours

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) will hold her district office hours on Friday, October 24, 2014.

 
 

10.06.14 - Manning Announces Approval Of $2.5 Million In Funds To Lorain County Community College

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today announced that funds have been finalized to Lorain County Community College as part of the Board of Regents Small Campus Targeted Workforce Development Expansion Projects program.

 
 

09.16.14 - Meet With Manning At The Elyria West River Library

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning will hold her district office hours on Friday, September 26, 2014. Senator Manning represents the 13th Ohio Senate District which encompasses Huron and Lorain Counties.

 
 

09.16.14 - Senator Gayle Manning To Hold District Office Hours, September 26, 2014

 
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Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) will hold district office hours on September 26, 2014 at the Elyria West River Library from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  

 
 

09.08.14 - Manning Announces $825,563 To LCCC For Physical Sciences Building Renovation

 
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Senator Gayle Manning today announced the approval of $825,563 to Lorain County Community College (LCCC) for additional improvements to its Physical Sciences building.

 
 

08.29.14 - Manning Announces $2.5 Million To Lorain County Community College

 
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Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) today announced that Lorain County Community College will receive $2,500,000 from the Board of Regents to renovate and expand the Nord Advanced Digital Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Center.

 
 

08.22.14 - Ohio's Heroin Epidemic: Inside Lorain County's Naloxone Pilot Program.

 
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Sen. Manning’s legislation to assist first responders is already paying dividends by saving lives.   

 
 

08.18.14 - Senator Manning Announces August Office Hours

 
Meet with Manning in North Ridgeville

 

 
 

08.13.14 - Manning Announces Grant To Oberlin College To Increase Paid Internships

 
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Senator Manning announced that Oberlin College was awarded $149,938 in funds through the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation’s Career Ready Internship program.

 
 

07.28.14 - Manning Announces $3 Million To Lorain County Community College Foundation; $221,977 To LCCC Micro-Electromechanical Center

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today announced the approval of $3,000,000 in funds to the Lorain County Community College Foundation (LCCCF) to develop the Northeast Ohio Innovation Pre-Seed Fund.  Manning also announced the approval of $221,977 in funds to Lorain County Community College (LCCC) through the Non-Credit Job Training Program to purchase equipment for its planned Center for Microelectronics Sensor Fabrication and Hybrid Board Assembly.

 
 

07.15.14 - Meet With Manning In Carlisle Township

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning will hold her district office hours on Friday, July 25, 2014.

 
 

07.15.14 - Manning Announces $1.5 Million To Renovate LCCC Physical Sciences Building; Create New Math Laboratory

 
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Senator Gayle Manning today announced the approval of $1,549,625 in funds to Lorain County Community College (LCCC) for the construction phase of the Physical Science Building Renovation in Elyria, Ohio.

 
 

06.30.14 - Manning Tours Local Agricultural Businesses With Director Daniels

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today visited several local businesses to learn more about how the state can further encourage growing agricultural businesses and the jobs they support.

 
 

06.16.14 - Supporting Education In Ohio

 

As a former elementary school teacher, I value the opportunities I have to speak with parents, teachers, and school administrators regarding ideas for improving the education system for all students.

 
 

06.06.14 - Manning Announces SBA Loans Available To Lorain County After May Flooding

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today announced the availability of low-interest loans for individuals and small businesses through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) following the May 12-13 flooding in Lorain County.

 
 

06.05.14 - Governor Signs Manning Bill Creating Invasive Plant Species List

 
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Governor John Kasich today signed a measure that will provide a framework for regulation of invasive plant species within the state of Ohio.

 
 

06.04.14 - Initiative To Increase Protections For Victims Of Rape Approved By Senate

 
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The Senate today approved Senate Bill 207, jointly sponsored by State Senators Tom Patton and Gayle Manning, which would modify Ohio law to allow victims of rape to terminate parental privileges of the person convicted of rape.

 
 

06.02.14 - Manning Announces Funds To Elyria-Based Ohio Fuel Cell Corridor

 
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Senator Gayle Manning today announced the approval of $297,056 in funds to the Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition (OFCC) in Elyria to support its Ohio Technical Exchange Center project.

 
 

05.30.14 - Changes To Avon Lake Municipal Court Will Improve Service To Community

 

Input from members of our community is vitally important to the legislative process here at the Statehouse.  In fact, the Senate recently approved legislation following the input from the Avon Lake community.

 
 

05.28.14 - Senate Approves Legislation To Give Avon Lake Municipal Court Full-Time Judge

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today announced the Ohio Senate approved Senate Bill 336 which would change the Avon Lake Municipal Court judgeship from part time to full time.

 
 

05.21.14 - Senate Adds Provision In Budget Legislation For Avon Lake Municipal Court Full-Time Judge

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today announced the Ohio Senate approved a measure to change the Avon Lake Municipal Court judgeship from part time to full time. The measure, originally introduced in Senate Bill 336, advanced today as part of House Bill 483, the state’s 2014 Mid-Biennium Review (MBR) legislation passed by the Senate.

 
 

05.21.14 - Correction Officer Of The Year Honored At Statehouse

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today presented a resolution to Scott Jewett, a corrections officer at Lorain Correctional Institution (LCI) for being named as the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s 2014 Correction Officer of the Year. Officer Jewett was recognized for his initiative in designing safety-based systems and his role as a Strategic Response Team Squad Leader on LCI’s tactical response team. Officer Jewett is also very active in his community with the First Congregational Church.

 
 

05.19.14 - Manning Announces Funds To Avon Lake Ford Plant, Elyria General Industries Redevelopment Project

 
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Senator Gayle Manning today announced the approval of $700,000 in funds to support Ford Motor Company’s project in Avon Lake as well as $200,000 in capital funds for an environmental assessment on the General Industries site property in Elyria.

 
 

05.16.14 - Senator Manning Praises Ohio's Improving Job Climate

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today released the following statement regarding the news that Ohio’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since February 2008:

 
 

05.14.14 - Senator Manning Recognizes First Time State Champions

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today presented a resolution to the Norwalk High School Basketball team for winning the Division II state championship. The Norwalk High School Truckers beat Bishop Watterson 65-58 in the championship game to win their first ever basketball championship. In 2013, the Truckers ended the regular season undefeated only to lose early in the playoffs.

 
 

05.14.14 - Senate Hears Case For A Full-Time Judge In The Avon Lake Municipal Court

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today offered sponsor testimony before the Senate Standing Committee on Civil Justice on Senate Bill 336. The bill would change the Avon Lake Municipal Court judgeship from part time to full time.

 
 

05.13.14 - Meet With Manning At The Grafton-Midview Public Library

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning will hold her district office hours on Saturday, May 24, 2014.

 
 

05.07.14 - Senator Manning Honors Oberlin High School

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning today presented a resolution to Oberlin High School for being named one of nine Breakthrough Schools of the Year in the country for 2013. Oberlin High School was recognized due to their perseverance and success despite facing high student poverty rates. The Breakthrough School of the Year award is given by the MetLife Foundation and the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

 
 

04.01.14 - Manning Announces Passage Of Capital Budget

 
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Senator Gayle Manning today announced the 2014 Ohio Capital Budget has cleared both chambers of the General Assembly and will now be delivered to Governor John Kasich for his signature.

 
 

03.27.14 - Meet With Senator Manning At The Monroeville Public Library

 
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State Senator Gayle Manning will hold her district office hours on Friday, April 11, 2014.

 
 

03.25.14 - Hispanic Regiment Honored By Senate Resolution

 
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The Ohio Senate today passed a resolution that will urge the United States Congress to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 65th Infantry Regiment – the only segregated Hispanic military unit in U.S. history.

 
 

03.18.14 - Manning Announces Introduction Of Capital Budget

 
STATEHOUSE - 

Senator Gayle Manning today announced the introduction of Ohio’s 2014 Capital Budget, which provides local investment dollars to support individual communities’ construction priorities. The bill funds needed improvements to public facilities across the state including schools, colleges and universities, and parks.

 
 

03.12.14 - Senate Approves Manning Initiative To Protect Victims From Violence

 
STATEHOUSE - 

The Ohio Senate today gave passage to Senate Bill 261, sponsored by Senator Gayle Manning, which aims to provide greater protection for victims of domestic violence, stalking, menacing, and other crimes by improving the courts’ ability to enforce protection orders.

 
 

03.11.14 - Legislation Banning Counterfeit Airbags Becomes Effective

 
STATEHOUSE - 

State Senator Gayle Manning announced today that new oversight on the manufacture and installation of car airbags will take effect this month.

 
 

03.11.14 - Governor Signs Bill To Name State Route 58 After Sgt. Louis Torres

 
STATEHOUSE - 

Senator Gayle Manning today joined Governor John Kasich as he signed into law a bill that will memorialize a portion of State Route 58 within Lorain County as the "Sgt. Louis Torres Memorial Highway” in honor of a local fallen soldier.

 
 

03.07.14 - Manning Joins Ford Motor To Announce $168 Million Investment In Avon Lake

 
STATEHOUSE - 

Senator Gayle Manning today joined Ford Motor Company executives in announcing the company’s plans to expand local operations and invest $168 million into its Avon Lake plant.

 
 

03.06.14 - High Court Ruling Affirms Manning Bill To Strengthen Child Enticement Laws

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Senator Gayle Manning sponsored legislation in 2013, now law, which strengthened Ohio’s child enticement laws following multiple court rulings that found the former statute too broad and unenforceable. The case today reached the Ohio Supreme Court where the Justices upheld the lower court's ruling, further emphasizing the need to the legislative action taken by the General Assembly last year.

 
 

03.04.14 - REMINDER: Meet With Manning At The Lorain County Community College - Wellington Branch

 
STATEHOUSE - 

State Senator Gayle Manning will hold her district office hours on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

 
 

03.04.14 - Springing Into Action: Volunteerism Is A Great Way To Connect This Season

 

After such a long winter this year, I know that many are looking forward to spring making its way to Ohio more than ever. And with the warmer temperatures and blooming flowers the new season brings, there are renewed opportunities to get involved in our community through a variety of volunteering efforts.

 
 

02.25.14 - Senator Manning Announces Fellowship

 
STATEHOUSE - 

State Senator Gayle Manning announced today that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The Commission will hire 20-plus fellows to work with members of the Ohio General Assembly during 2015.

 
 

02.24.14 - Lorain County Reacts To The Governor's State Of The State Address

 

“I’m often very energized when I hear something like that,” said Manning, a Republican from North Ridgeville. “It inspires me to work harder and to do more.”

 
 

02.04.14 - Senate Approves Measure Creating Standardized Invasive Plant Species List

 

COLUMBUS– The Ohio Senate today passed legislation that will provide a framework for the regulation of invasive plant species within the State of Ohio.

 
 

01.31.14 - Lorain County Early College High Schools Eligible For $1.2 Million In State Grants

 

LORAIN COUNTY — Lorain County early college students could benefit from $1.2 million up-for-grabs funds through a new grant program.

 
 

01.31.14 - Ohio Senate Passes Memorial Road Bill For Fallen Soldier

 

The Ohio Senate passed a bill Wednesday to memorialize a portion of state Route 58 as the “Sgt. Louis Torres Memorial Highway” after a fallen Oberlin soldier.

 
 

01.29.14 - Manning Recognizes Elyria Resident As DRC Parole Officer Of The Year

 

COLUMBUS– State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) recognized Elyria, Ohio resident JoEllen Mitchell as the recipient of the “Parole Officer of the Year” award from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.

 
 

01.29.14 - Senate Passes Bill To Name State Route 58 After Sgt. Louis Torres

 

COLUMBUS– The Ohio Senate today passed a bill to memorialize a portion of State Route 58 within Lorain County as the "Sgt. Louis Torres Memorial Highway” in honor of a local fallen soldier.  Torres was killed in the line of duty at the age of 23 on August 22, 2012 from wounds sustained from a blast in Kandahar, Afghanistan on August 6, 2012.

 
 

01.22.14 - Senate Passes Manning Initiative, Safety Measure For Delivery Of Certain Dangerous Medications

 

COLUMBUS– The Ohio Senate today passed Senate bill 230, jointly sponsored by Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville), and Scott Oelslager (R–North Canton), which would establish standards for the delivery of non-self-injectable cancer medications.

 
 

01.14.14 - Manning Initiative Urges More Than $1.8 Billion In Local Government Infrastructure Investment

 

COLUMBUS– The Ohio Senate today passed Senate Joint Resolution 6, sponsored by Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville), which seeks to renew the State Capital Improvement Program (SCIP). The partnership between SCIP and the Ohio Public Works Commission finances important public capital improvement and public infrastructure projects across Ohio.

 
 

01.14.14 - Manning Named Legislator Of The Year By Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association

 

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) today awarded State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) with the 2014 Legislator of the Year Award for her dedication to green industry issues at the Statehouse.

 
 

01.13.14 - Lorain County Receives Nearly $3 Million In Third Frontier Grants

 

COLUMBUS– State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) today announced the Ohio Controlling Board has authorized the release of $2,737,016 in Ohio Third Frontier grants to two projects in Lorain County.

 
 

01.09.14 - Senator Manning Announces Statewide Effort To Combat Human Trafficking

 

COLUMBUS– State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) today announced a statewide effort to combat human trafficking in Ohio.
 

 
 

01.08.14 - Manning Initiative Proposes Safeguards In The Delivery Of Certain Dangerous Medications

 

COLUMBUS – Senator Gayle Manning (R- North Ridgeville) this morning testified before the Senate Medicaid, Health and Human Services Committee in support of her bill that would promote better patient safety and access to certain types of cancer medications.

 
 

01.06.14 - Senator Manning Urges Ohioans To Take Precaution Against Cold Weather

 

COLUMBUS– State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) today urges all residents of Northern Ohio to take additional precautions during the pending bitter cold temperatures descending on the Midwest over the next 48 hours.

 
 

12.31.13 - Ohio Became Stronger, More Prosperous In 2013

 

For the past three years, I’ve had the great privilege of serving and representing our community in the Ohio Statehouse.  Everything we do in the Senate comes back to one simple goal: to make Ohio the best possible place to live, work, and raise your family.  In 2013, that goal remained the primary force behind our work.

 
 

12.31.13 - Manning Talks 2013 Accomplishments On WEOL Morning Show

 

Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) talks legislative accomplishments of 2013, including the bonding of the Ohio Turnpike, jobs, education, the success of the Narcan project and more, on the WEOL Morning Show.

 
 

12.31.13 - Caucus Conversation: Senator Gayle Manning

 

State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) talks about her legislative accomplishments in 2013 during this year end interview.

 
 

12.17.13 - Manning Named "Legislator Of The Year" By Ohio County Engineers

 
COLUMBUS - 

Senator Gayle Manning was last week named the “2013 Legislator of the Year” by the County Engineers Association of Ohio (CEAO).

 
 

12.05.13 - Ohio Senate Welcomes Lorain Pastor Angel Arroyo

 

COLUMBUS — Ohio lawmakers must continue to fight for children who have gone missing because of kidnapping and human trafficking, said a Lorain minister who spoke in the Ohio Senate.

 
 

12.03.13 - New Grant Aims To Make Ohio's Public Schools Safer

 

Thanks to a provision in the state budget, Ohio’s school districts can now tap into a new grant aiming to make their buildings safer.

Online enrollment for the $12 million program for public schools known as the School Security Grant started earlier this fall.

LISTEN to the Radio Story

 
 

11.20.13 - $12 Million To Increase Safety In Ohio Schools

 

COLUMBUS —Senator Gayle Manning (R- North Ridgeville) today announced the approval of $12 million in grants to make Ohio school buildings safer.

 
 

11.05.13 - Investing In The Manufacturing Industry Of Tomorrow

 

In October, the state recognized the second annual Manufacturing Month in Ohio.

A central component to Ohio’s economy for generations, the manufacturing industry has played a significant role in the economic recovery that we have been experiencing over the past two years.  Statewide, approximately 115,500 people are employed in the manufacturing industry, earning an average wage of $67,000.  

 
 

10.30.13 - Chronicle Telegram: Narcan Revives Lorain Overdose Victim

 

Read the full text of the article below or visit the Chronicle Telegram's website here.

LORAIN — According to Lorian police, a potential overdose death was averted Tuesday thanks to the Lorain County law enforcement's newest weapon, Narcan.
 
 

10.30.13 - Narcan Credited With Saving Overdosing Woman

 

According to Lorian police, a potential overdose death was averted Tuesday thanks to the Lorain County law enforcement’s newest weapon, Narcan.

 
 

10.28.13 - Meet With Manning At The South Lorain Library

 

COLUMBUS– State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) will hold her district office hours on Friday, November 8, 2013.

 
 

10.28.13 - AT&T Announces Upgrade To Its Elyria-area Network

 

ELYRIA — AT&T announced Friday it is launching 4G LTE service in Elyria so customers with the latest smart phones and tablets will be able to access a faster network.

 
 

10.24.13 - Measure To Honor Fallen Soldier From Oberlin Among Bills Introduced In Ohio Senate

 
COLUMBUS - 

Legislation honoring a soldier from Oberlin who died last year of wounds he suffered in Afghanistan was introduced this week in the Ohio Senate.

The bill, Senate Bill 209, would designate a portion of Ohio 58 in Lorain County as the Sgt. Louis Torres Memorial Highway. The designation would apply to the roadway beginning in the center of Oberlin and extending north to North Ridge Road in Amherst, a distance of about 8 miles.

 
 

10.16.13 - Manning Honors National Hispanic Heritage Month

 

COLUMBUS– State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) today honored National Hispanic Heritage Month on the floor of the Ohio Senate.

 
 

08.21.13 - Manning Has Ride-Along With Lorain County Sheriff's Office

 
LORAIN CO. - 

Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) rode along with the Lorain County Sheriff's office tonight and witnessed first-hand the dangers Ohio's law-enforcement officers face everyday.

 

 
 

08.13.13 - Manning Talks Ohio Turnpike, Life Of A State Senator

 
ELYRIA - 

Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) discussed what it's like to be a state senator, and transportation projects in northern Ohio, including the bonding of the Ohio Turnpike, on the WEOL Morning Show.

Click here to listen.

 
 

07.25.13 - County Road Projects Get Money, Time Boost From Turnpike

 
ELYRIA - 

The reconstruction of the Interstate 90/state Route 57 interchange in Elyria and the widening of Center Ridge Road in North Ridgeville are among 27 northern Ohio road projects expected to begin years ahead of schedule thanks to a projected $3 billion in revenue to be generated from the sale of bonds backed by future toll revenue from the Ohio Turnpike. 

 
 

07.12.13 - Gov. Kasich Signs Narcan Bill For County Pilot Project

 

COLUMBUS — Lorain County law officers and firefighters soon may carry a nasal spray that potentially could save the lives of people overdosing on narcotics.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Thursday signed the law, known as Senate Bill 57, in a ceremony with Sen. Gayle Manning, R-North Ridgeville.

 
 

07.11.13 - Manning Initiatives Support Child Enticement Laws, Emergency Responders

 
STATEHOUSE - 

Senator Gayle Manning today announced the Governor’s passage of Senate Bill 64, to strengthen Ohio’s child enticement laws, and Senate Bill 57, to allow emergency responders to administer Naloxone to revive a person suffering from an apparent opioid-related overdose.

 
 

06.19.13 - Manning Announces Small Business Cut, Largest Investment In Education This Decade

 
STATEHOUSE - 

The Ohio Senate today approved House Bill 59, the state’s biennium budget proposal, which includes at its cornerstone a $1.4 billion tax cut for Ohio’s small businesses and a $717 million increase in state education funding, the largest legislative investment in education in more than 10 years.

 
 

06.18.13 - A Potential Life Saver: Cell Phone Rule Could Help Authorities Find Missing People

 
LORAIN - 

“This is a simple, bipartisan initiative that gives additional, life-saving tools to law enforcement officials to use in solving abduction cases,” Manning said. “I’m sure many Ohioans would find it shocking to hear that the changes reflected in this legislation are not already in practice in Ohio.”

 
 

05.16.13 - Chronicle Telegram: Lorain County Could Host Narcan Pilot Project

 

“To delay this bill one day could mean the difference between a young person living or dying,” Manning said during remarks on the Senate floor before the vote.

 
 

05.16.13 - Morning Journal: Manning Legislation Could Prevent Overdoses

 

“It would be a tragedy not to save lives right here in Lorain County when the resources are quite possibly right at our finger tips,” Manning stated.

 
 

05.15.13 - Manning Moves To Give Life-Saving Tools To Law Enforcement

 
STATEHOUSE - 

Senate Bill 57, sponsored by State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) today passed the Ohio Senate by a unanimous vote. The legislation would establish a pilot project in Lorain County that would allow qualified emergency responders to obtain and administer Narcan (or the generic brand Naloxone) which can revive an individual who is suffering from an apparent opioid-related overdose.

 
 

05.03.13 - Protecting Victims Of Crime By Expanding Law Enforcement Tools

 

As a mother, grandmother, and lifelong teacher, I can think of nothing more horrifying than hearing that someone I care about is missing or has been kidnapped. In these life or death situations, it is imperative that we ensure that every available tool is at the disposal of our law enforcement personnel to ensure the safe return of our loved ones. It is for this reason that I sponsored legislation to put more data in the hands of our protectors during the times that they need it most.

 
 

04.17.13 - Senate Passes Manning Initiative To Protect Victims By Giving Additional Tools To Law Enforcement

 
STATEHOUSE - 

Today the Senate passed Senate Bill 5, sponsored by State Senator Gayle Manning, which establishes guidelines by which law enforcement can obtain access to cell phone records, including GPS tracking, for an individual who is believed to have been abducted and whose life may be in danger.

 
 

04.16.13 - Senate Approves Bill For School Security Funding

 

Read the article below, or click here to read it directly from The Morning Journal.

VERMILLION- The Ohio Senate has approved a bill that would allow school districts to use money raise through a levy for school security.

The legislation, known as Senate Bill 42, has been passed to the Ohio House and could be assigned to a committee for deliberations as early as today.

 
 

04.02.13 - On The Road To Repair: Governor Kasich Signs Transportation Bill, Enacts Plan

 
LORAIN - 

Constituents in [Senator Manning's] district, which includes Lorain and Huron counties, constantly talk about the need to create jobs in Ohio to keep their grown children from moving out of state to find work, Manning said.

“That’s what this is about,” Manning said. “It’s a jobs bill, probably the largest jobs bill passed in this General Assembly.”

 
 

04.01.13 - Governor Signs $7.6 Billion Transportation Budget, Turnpike Plan

 
CLEVELAND - 

State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) today announced that Governor John Kasich has signed the state transportation budget into law. The budget, contained in House Bill 51, was approved in March by the Senate Transportation Committee, which Manning chairs.

 
 

03.20.13 - Chairwoman Manning Announces Transportation Budget Conference Report Approved By Senate

 
STATEHOUSE - 

State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) today announced that the Ohio Senate has placed the final seal of approval on the state transportation budget today after passing the Conference Committee Report for House Bill 51. Many key Senate amendments remained a part of the bill, which will now proceed to the Governor’s desk for his signature.

 
 

03.19.13 - Manning Moves To Increase Safeguards Against Infant Heart Disease

 
STATEHOUSE - 

Senate Bill 4, jointly sponsored by State Senators Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) and Scott Oelslager (R–North Canton), today passed the Ohio Senate with broad bipartisan support. The legislation makes modifications to Ohio law to initiate earlier diagnosis and prevention of Critical Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD) in newborns.

 
 

03.14.13 - The Turnpike: Protecting One Of Ohio's Greatest Assets

 

Over the past year, there have been many plans considered to allow the state to cash in on the ownership of the Ohio Turnpike. These ideas have included the possible sale or long-term lease of our state’s finest roadway. As the Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee and a lifelong Northeast Ohioan, I have stood in adamant opposition to such a plan. We have willingly paid for the Turnpike for many years, and continue to do so because it is a high quality road and a great regional asset.

 
 

02.13.13 - Lorain Police Officers Meet With Senator Manning At The Statehouse

 
STATEHOUSE - 

State Senator Gayle Manning today met with Lorain Police Officers in her Statehouse Office about issues facing law enforcement and local governments.

A former teacher, Senator Manning has always been a strong supporter of Ohio's public workers as both a City Councilwoman and now as a State Senator.

 
 

01.30.13 - Senator Manning Receives "You Made A Difference Award"

 
STATEHOUSE - 

State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) was today given the “You Made a Difference Award” from the Ohio Alliance of Recovery Providers. The award is given annually to legislators and other government officials who have made an exceptional difference.

 
 

01.09.13 - Manning Named Chair Of Senate Transportation Committee

 
Statehouse - 

Senate President Keith Faber today named State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) to serve as the Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Transportation. Now in the committee’s top position, Senator Manning will oversee the direction of state funds for construction and improvement of the state’s roads and highways.

 
 

12.11.12 - Manning Honors Fallen Local Soldier

 
Columbus, Ohio - 

State Senator Gayle Manning announced today that the Governor has signed her bill, Senate Bill 300, into law. The Governor’s signature is the final step in the process to name the State Route 113 Bridge spanning the Vermillion River in Birmingham, Ohio the Staff Sgt. James P. Hunter Memorial Bridge.

 
 

07.09.12 - Working Beyond The Partisan Divide

 
Guest Column by State Senator Gayle Manning.
 
 

06.11.12 - Avon's Custom Culinary Set To Add Jobs, Expand Operations

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning joined several state and local leaders on Monday for a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the expansion of the Custom Culinary Manufacturing Plant in Avon. Seventeen new jobs and an overall investment of $5 million are expected as part of the company's plan to bolster its operations.
 
 

05.25.12 - Ohio House Approves Manning Plan For Regulatory Reform

 
Columbus - 
A proposal to greatly improve the way Ohio's solid, hazardous and infectious waste industries perform employee background checks was approved Thursday by the Ohio House of Representatives.
 
 

05.24.12 - Manning Leads Senate In Commending The City Of Oberlin

 
Columbus - 
The City of Oberlin earned praise from the Ohio Senate on Wednesday for being named one of the nation's Best Intergenerational Communities. The MetLife Foundation and Generations United honored the community's generous and civic-minded population with the award in March.
 
 

05.02.12 - Manning Touts Early Childhood Education, Afterschool Programs

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning, a retired teacher, addressed a group of education professionals and child care stakeholders today in Columbus.
 
 

04.25.12 - Senator Manning Welcomes Norwalk Catholic Students To Statehouse

 
Columbus - 
Sixth-graders from Norwalk Catholic Elementary School today paid a visit to State Senator Gayle Manning while taking a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. The students will be meeting with Manning again later in the week when she stops by Norwalk Catholic to discuss public service and the legislative process.
 
 

04.24.12 - Senate Streamlines Background Checks For Waste Management Operators

 
Columbus - 
The Ohio Senate today approved a measure to greatly improve the way Ohio's solid, hazardous and infectious waste industries perform employee background checks. Senate Bill 302, sponsored by State Senator Gayle Manning calls for the same innovative, cutting-edge technology that is employed by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) to be utilized by the state's Environmental Background Investigation Unit (EBIU).
 
 

03.21.12 - Manning Unveils Latest Regulatory Reform Measure In Columbus

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning provided testimony today on Senate Bill 302, her effort to reform the Ohio Attorney General's regulations involving its Environmental Background Investigation Unit (EBIU).
 
 

03.07.12 - Manning To Hold March Office Hours At Avon Public Library

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning today announced that she will be holding district office hours on Friday, March 23.
 
 

02.29.12 - Getting In On The Ground Floor

 
Guest Column by State Senator Gayle Manning.
 
 

02.15.12 - Ohio House Approves Manning-Patton 'Blue Alert' Measure

 
Columbus - 
Legislation that will establish a "Blue Alert" system for Ohio garnered approval this afternoon from the Ohio House of Representatives.  Sponsored by State Senators Gayle Manning and Tom Patton, Senate Bill 258 previously earned unanimous support from the Ohio Senate.
 
 

02.01.12 - Manning To Hold February Office Hours At Willard Memorial Library

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning today announced that she will be holding district office hours on Saturday, February 25.
 
 

01.25.12 - Manning And Patton Present 'Blue Alert' Proposal To House

 
Columbus - 
State Senators Gayle Manning and Tom Patton went before the House Committee on Transportation, Public Safety, and Homeland Security today to provide sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 258.
 
 

01.20.12 - Senator Manning And Representative Boose To Hold District Office Hours

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning and State Representative Terry Boose today announced times for district office hours to be held on Saturday, January 28.
 
 

01.05.12 - Senator Manning: Senate Stands Up To Cyber Crime

 
Guest column by State Senator Gayle Manning
 
 

12.15.11 - Manning Announces Passage Of Bill To Create 'Blue Alert' Program In Ohio

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning announced that the Ohio Senate voted yesterday to approve Senate Bill 258, which would establish a statewide "Blue Alert" program in the state of Ohio. Manning co-sponsored the bill with Senator Tom Patton (R - Strongsville).
 
 

11.28.11 - Manning Introduces Bill To Create "Blue Alert" System In Ohio

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning announced today she has recently introduced Senate Bill 258, legislation that would establish a "Blue Alert" Program in Ohio. The program, which is currently in operation in more than a dozen other states, is a statewide alert system that is activated in the event a law enforcement officer is injured or killed while on duty and the suspect remains at large.
 
 

06.16.11 - Senate Bill 71 Signed Into Law By Governor

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning announced that legislation she sponsored that permits municipally-owned stadiums housing an independent or non-affiliated professional minor league baseball team to receive a property tax exemption was signed into law by Ohio Governor John Kasich earlier this week.
 
 

06.08.11 - Statement From State Senator Gayle Manning On Passage Of State Budget

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning issued the following statement today regarding the Ohio Senate's passage of House Bill 153, the state's operating budget: "We passed a fiscally-responsible budget that eliminates a multi-billion dollar shortfall without raising taxes on Ohio families. In doing so, we have also made significant reforms to the way state government operates in an effort to better serve the needs of the people of Ohio.
 
 

04.21.11 - Senator Manning's Regulatory Reform Bill Signed Into Law By Governor Kasich

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning announced today that Senate Bill 73, legislation she introduced to help streamline regulations for manufacturers, has been signed into law by Ohio Governor John Kasich.
 
 

04.14.11 - Manning And Boose Announce TRAC Approval Of Railroad Underpass Project In Wellington

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning and State Representative Terry Boose (R- Norwalk) announced today that the Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC) has approved more than $16 million in funding for the construction of a railroad underpass on State Route 58 in the Village of Wellington. TRAC is an independent council that assists the Ohio Department of Transportation in selecting funding for its largest transportation projects.
 
 

03.16.11 - Manning Announces Passage Of Bill That Would Establish Property Tax Exemption For Avon Stadium

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning announced today that the Ohio Senate has approved her legislation that would permit municipally-owned stadiums housing an independent or non-affiliated professional minor league baseball team to receive a property tax exemption similar to the one currently available to major-league affiliated teams.
 
 

03.14.11 - Manning Announces Release Of Third Frontier Funds To Promote Entrepreneurship, Solar Cell Development

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning announced today that the state Controlling Board has approved $3 million in Ohio Third Frontier funding to the Lorain County Community College Foundation (LCCCF) and Greenfield Solar Corporation to help commercialize solar cells and other promising technology ideas.
 
 

03.10.11 - Manning Announces Passage Of Bill That Will Help Custom Culinary, Other Ohio Companies Compete And Create Jobs

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning announced that the Ohio Senate passed legislation yesterday she introduced that would change state law to permit manufacturers of nonbeverage food items to purchase the alcohol needed for their products wholesale in bulk rather than in individual containers.
 
 

02.28.11 - Manning Announces Lorain County Community College Receives Approval To Purchase Land For New Outreach Center

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning today announced that the state Controlling Board approved a request by Lorain County Community College (LCCC) to purchase 6.84 acres of vacant land in North Ridgeville that will be used for an Education Outreach Center.
 
 

02.23.11 - Senator Manning, Avon Mayor James Smith Testify In Support Of Bills To Assist Custom Culinary, Lake Erie Crushers

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning welcomed Avon Mayor James Smith to the Senate Ways and Means and Economic Development Committee yesterday, where he urged members to support Senate Bill 73, Manning's legislation that would permit Custom Culinary and other Ohio manufacturers of nonbeverage food items to purchase the beer and liquor needed for their products wholesale.
 
 

02.15.11 - Manning Introduces Bill To Assist Custom Culinary In Avon

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning announced that she will introduce legislation today that would permit manufacturers of nonbeverage food items to purchase the beer and liquor needed for their products wholesale, allowing them to be more competitive.
 
 

02.08.11 - Manning Announces Release Of State Grant To Support U.S. Steel Corporation's Expansion, Creation Of 80 Jobs

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning recently announced that the state Controlling Board has approved the release of a $200,000 Rapid Outreach Grant to the U.S. Steel Corporation (USSC) to help purchase new machinery and equipment as part of the company's expansion in Lorain, a project that is expected to create 80 new jobs and retain more than 500 others.
 
 

02.02.11 - Senator Manning Introduces Bill To Eliminate All-day Kindergarten Requirement

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning recently introduced Senate Bill 9, legislation that would eliminate the requirement that all Ohio school districts provide all-day kindergarten for their students, instead leaving the decision to individual school districts.
 
 

02.02.11 - Manning Announces Scholarships Available To Local High School Students

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning recently announced that applications are now being accepted for the Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools 2010-2011 Legislative Scholarship Program. More than $1 million in aid is being offered to help provide local high school students interested in attending one of Ohio's career colleges with the education and training needed to pursue a career in business, law, medicine, criminal justice, technology and other fields.
 
 

01.31.11 - Senator Manning Announces Release Of State Funds In Support Of Expansion Of Wilbert, Inc. In Huron County

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning today announced the state Controlling Board has approved an Ohio Enterprise Bond Fund Loan totaling more than $5 million to Wilbert, Inc. to assist in the purchasing of an existing facility as well as machinery and equipment as part of the company's expansion project in Bellevue. The project will result in the creation of 10 new, full-time jobs and also retain 158 others.
 
 

01.28.11 - Senator Manning Announces Committee Assignments For 129th General Assembly

 
Columbus - 
State Senator Gayle Manning today announced her committee assignments for the 129th General Assembly. She was named vice-chair of the Senate Education Committee and will also serve on the Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Committee, the Government Oversight and Reform Committee, and the Ways and Means and Economic Development Committee.
 
 

01.03.11 - Gayle Manning Sworn In As State Senator For The 13th Ohio Senate District

 
Columbus - 
Gayle Manning was sworn in today as the State Senator for the 13th Ohio Senate District, which encompasses Loraine and Huron Counties and the eastern portions of Seneca County.  Prior to being elected to the Legislature, Manning taught elementary school in the North Olmsted City School District for 37 years, served as a member of the North Ridgeville Planning Commission, and served as Finance Chairwoman and President Pro-Tempore on the North Ridgeville City Council.