Representative Jon Cross - House District 83
 

09.23.20 - Cross Supports $5.5 Million In Local COVID-19 Relief Funding

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced the General Assembly approved House Bill 614, which provides $650 million of federal CARES Act funding to local communities across Ohio for COVID-19 pandemic-related expenses.

 
 

09.01.20 - State Representative Cross Introduces Legislation To Ease Restrictions On Hiring Substitute Teachers

 

COLUMBUS - State Representative Jon Cross today announced an introduction of legislation to provide for discretion to Ohio’s school districts regarding educational requirements of substitute teachers for the 2020-2021 school year provided that all other requirements and procedures that is required of the position to be met.

 
 

08.05.20 - Cross Announces Sales Tax Holiday Weekend, August 7-9

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) is encouraging Ohio families to save on back-to-school supplies during Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday this weekend, August 7-9.

 
 

08.05.20 - State Representative Cross Announces Change In Date For Outdoor District Office Hours

 

COLUMBUS - State Representative Jon Cross today announced a change in date for outdoor district office hours to meet with constituents of Hancock, Hardin and Logan counties.  Due to COVID-19, these meetings will take place outdoors in public spaces and weather permitting. 

 
 

08.02.20 - State Representative Cross Announces Outdoor District Office Hours And Main Street Community Conversations

 

COLUMBUS - State Representative Jon Cross today announced district office hours to meet with constituents of Hancock, Hardin and Logan counties. Due to COVID-19, these meetings will take place outdoors in public spaces and weather permitting.

 
 

07.30.20 - State Rep. Jon Cross Votes To Replace The Speaker Of The Ohio House

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced the removal of Rep. Larry Householder (R-Glenford) as Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives. Cross voted for Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) to lead the 133rd General Assembly of the Ohio House of Representatives for the remainder of the year.

 
 

07.21.20 - Statement From State Representative Jon Cross - 83rd Ohio House District

 

“I am shocked to hear the news. These allegations are very serious and the legal process must proceed. Representative Householder should step down as Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives. The work of the Ohio House must continue and to do so, it will take bipartisan support by all members to keep the focus on the recovery of Ohio’s health and economy.”

 
 

07.15.20 - Cross Announces IMAP Launch

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced the official launch of the Individual Micro-credential Assistance Program (IMAP), an initiative that provides up to $2.5 million in grants to help Ohioans gain credentials in the technology industry. Cross sponsored House Bill 2, which created the IMAP and TechCred programs.

 
 

07.13.20 - Cross Announces Financial Support For Area Schools

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced the State Controlling Board has approved the release of coronavirus relief aid to support local schools preparing for the start of the upcoming school year.

 
 

06.10.20 - Cross Supports 'Truth In COVID-19 Statistics' Legislation

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) and the Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that seeks to gather more details on the COVID-19 figures released by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). House Bill 624 passed with a 61-34 vote.

 
 

05.28.20 - Cross Supports House Passage Of 'Good Samaritan Expansion Bill'

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) and the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 606, legislation that protects individuals, healthcare professionals, and businesses from unforeseen liability as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 

05.13.20 - Cross Announces House Passage Of Legislation Assisting Families With Adoption Expenses

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) joined House colleagues today in unanimously passing House Bill 405, legislation that creates the Adoption Linked Deposit Program to help remove financial barriers for families wanting to adopt.

 
 

05.07.20 - Cross Introduces Legislation Creating Ohio Business Fairness Act

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) has been taking several steps to fight for all Ohioans and placing the power back in the hands of the people. Cross joint-sponsored legislation today with Rep. Shane Wilkin (R-Hillsboro) that creates the Ohio Business Fairness Act. The act creates competitive fairness by allowing small businesses to operate as an essential business if they sell the same or similar products as large retail stores that were deemed essential during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 

04.09.20 - Representative Cross Appointed To Ohio House Coronavirus Task Force

 

COLUMBUS – Today, Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) announced the appointment of State Representative Jon Cross (R-Kenton) to OHIO 2020, a bipartisan task force that will study the ways the Ohio House can lay the foundation for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 

03.26.20 - Representative Cross Supports Coronavirus-Response Bill

 

Today, the Ohio General Assembly passed historic legislation aimed at responding to and fixing a variety of issues that have been affected due to the coronavirus outbreak. State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) supported the measure, which included Cross’s sponsored House Bill 224 that will allow Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) to be utilized more by health care facilities throughout the state.

 
 

03.09.20 - Representative Cross Recognizes Ag-Link Program For Farmers

 

With “Ohio Agriculture Week” taking place during March 8-14, State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) is informing Ohio farmers that Ag-Link is offering reduced rates for agriculture-related business loans through the Ohio Treasury. Farmers and agriculture business owners have until March 20 to take advantage of the Agricultural Linked Deposit Program (Ag-Link).

 
 

03.03.20 - State Representative Cross Announces District Office Hours For Hancock, Hardin, And Logan Counties - March 3,2020

 

State Representative Jon Cross today announced his district office schedule to meet with constituents of Hancock, Hardin, and Logan Counties.

 
 

01.29.20 - Ohio House Passes Legislation Expanding CRNA Anesthesia Care For Medical Facilities

 

State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) wants to allow Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) to be utilized more by health care facilities throughout the state. The legislation, House Bill 224, passed out of the Ohio House by a vote of 94-2.

 
 

01.16.20 - State Representative Cross Requests Performance Audit For Van Buren School District

 

State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) sent a letter to State Auditor Keith Faber asking for a performance audit to be conducted for the Van Buren School District. Cross has noted concerned constituents have reached out as well as publicly noted projected deficits as key reasons for requesting the audit.

 
 

01.13.20 - State Representative Cross Announces TechCred Program Bill Signed By Governor Mike DeWine At Grob Systems Inc.

 

House Bill 2, otherwise known as the TechCred Program, was signed by Governor Mike DeWine Monday morning at Grob Systems Inc in Hancock County. The signing enacts the important workforce development legislation that provides guidance for TechCred grants and Industry Sector Partnerships as well as creates the Individual Microcredential Assistance Program. State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) sponsored the legislation.

 
 

01.02.20 - Ohio's 83rd District: Safer, Stronger, And Open For Business

 

My goal as your state representative is to help make Ohio and the 83rd district safer, stronger and open for business by reducing regulations, empowering people and investing in Ohio’s future.

 
 

10.30.19 - State Representative Cross Announces Informational Meetings On State Capital Budget

 

COLUMBUS - State Representative Jon Cross will host informational meetings with local organizations, communities, and elected officials of the 83rd Ohio House District to discuss the upcoming Ohio State Capital Budget that could bring state funds to local community projects that have a benefit and nexus to the state.

 
 

10.01.19 - State Representative Cross Announces District Office Hours For Hancock, Hardin, And Logan Counties

 

COLUMBUS - State Representatives Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced his district office schedule to meet with constituents of Hancock, Hardin, and Logan Counties.

 
 

09.26.19 - Representative Cross Announces Launch Of "TechCred"

 

COLUMBUS - State Representative Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced the launch of TechCred, a program that connects businesses with the talent they need and gives employees the ability to earn skills and credentials to advance in their careers in today’s technology driven economy.

 
 

07.18.19 - Representative Jon Cross Announces Passage Of State Operating Budget Strengthening Northwest Ohio And The 83rd House District

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Jon Cross (R- Kenton) today announced that the state operating budget signed into law by Governor Mike DeWine greatly benefits Northwest Ohio and the 83rd House District. House Bill 166, the state operating budget bill, includes meaningful tax relief as well as additional funding for education, agriculture, workforce investments, economic development and local governments.

 
 

07.10.19 - Representative Cross Announces Appointment To The Ohio's Road To Our Future Joint Legislative Study Committee

 

COLUMBUS - State Representatives Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced that he has been appointed by Ohio Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) to the Ohio’s Road to Our Future Joint Legislative Study Committee. 

 
 

06.12.19 - Ohio House Passes Tech Cred Legislation

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 2, the Tech Cred job training grant program. This legislation, sponsored by State Representatives Jon Cross (R-Kenton) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) creates a grant program to support training for in-demand jobs.

 
 

05.13.19 - State Representatives Cross, Lepore-Hagan Introduce Tech Cred Job Training Grant Program

 

COLUMBUS - State Representatives Jon Cross (R-Kenton) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today introduced House Bill 2, the Tech Cred Job Training Grant Program. This legislation will create a grant program to support training for in-demand jobs.

 
 

05.09.19 - Representative Jon Cross Announces House Budget Strengthens Northwest Ohio And The 83rd House District

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Jon Cross (R- Kenton) today announced that the new budget plan from the Ohio House greatly benefits Northwest Ohio and the 83rd House District.

 
 

04.02.19 - Representative Cross Announces District Office Hours For Hancock, Hardin And Logan Counties

 

COLUMBUS - State Representative Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced his district office schedule to meet with constituents of Hancock, Hardin and (part of) Logan counties that make up the 83rd Ohio House district.

 
 

02.11.19 - State Representative Cross Appointed To Four Ohio House Standing Committees

 

COLUMBUS – Speaker of the House Larry Householder recently announced the committee assignments for the 133rd General Assembly.

Representative Jon Cross has been appointed to the following standing committees and subcommittee:

  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Finance, Finance Subcommittee on Transportation
  • Financial Institutions
  • Public Utilities
 
 

01.23.19 - State Representative Cross Announces District Office Hours For Hancock, Hardin And Logan Counties

 

COLUMBUS - State Representative Jon Cross (R-Kenton) today announced his district office schedule to meet with constituents of Hancock, Hardin and (part of) Logan counties that make up the 83rd Ohio House district.

Representative Cross will host district office hours each month at the main district libraries in Findlay, Kenton and Ada, Ohio, and will rotate between branch libraries in Rushsylvania and West Mansfield, Ohio.