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State of Ohio

The Legislative Service Commission provides technical and research services to members of the General Assembly. Staff research and draft legislation, analyze each bill, and provide members with detailed state revenue and expenditure estimates, draft appropriations bills and amendments, prepare analyses of appropriations bills that the General Assembly is considering, and codify administrative rules adopted by state agencies.

This website, a part of the Ohio Department of Development site, is an excellent source of statistical information. Links open to the 2000 Census Data, Ohio County Profiles, Population Studies, Economy and Industry Reports, and Maps.

Betty Montgomery operates the Attorney General's Office through an Executive Staff that oversees the activities of an administrative, policy, and public affairs section, as well as more than 25 legal and law enforcement sections.

This site provides a vast amount of information on the services of the ODJFS, copies of Work Force Investment and TANF plans, description of the PRC program, and announcements of rule making. From the Homepage go to Site Map, to Info Center, to Legal and Policy Information.

Begin with this site to locate information about current legislation (either by number and chamber or by keyword search) or to locate a state representative or senator (links to individual representative or senator websites). From this site it is possible to download copies and analyses of bills, and a status report of pending bills.

Visit this site to learn about the House, locate representatives, see who is on House committees, and follow legislation (links to Ohio General Assembly site, above). From this site, link to Anderson's Ohio Revised Code to locate laws.

This site is similar to the House of Representatives site, with information about senators, committees, and legislation.

OBM's webpage provides useful information about the State of Ohio's budget and fiscal operations, including the Executive Budget, state financial reports, and the agenda for the Controlling Board.