Legislators push for return of tax overpayments
Representatives Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) and Al Landis (R-Dover) this week asked members of the House Ways and Means Committee to favorably consider legislation that would require the state tax commissioner to notify Ohio businesses of tax or fee overpayments and provide automatic refunds by crediting future tax liability. [more]
PUCO Nominating Council sends recommendations to Gov. Kasich
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) Nominating Council on Jan. 30 submitted the names of four finalists to be considered by Governor Kasich for the position of commissioner of PUCO. The appointment garnered significant interest following Chairman Todd A. Snitchler’s announcement earlier this month that he would not seek reappointment to the five-year term commencing on April 11, 2014. [more]
Legislation to watch
Hospital admissions: Sponsored by Representative Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville), House Bill 139 permits certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to admit patients to hospitals. The bill passed the Senate on Jan. 29. [more]
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