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COLUMBUS -- Ohio lawmakers voted Wednesday to override Gov. Mike DeWine's veto of  SB 22, giving legislators a voice for the first time in health orders issued by the executive branch.

"It absolutely does ... it gets the legislature to the table if we feel like we need to be," Sen. Mark Romanchuk said after the Senate and the House both rejected the governor's Tuesday veto of SB 22.

Mark Romanchuk

State Rep. Mark Romanchuck (R-Ontario) (The Ohio Channel)

Marilyn John

Marilyn John represents the 2nd Ohio House District, which encompasses all of Richland County.

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