Senator Troy Balderson joins Zanesville sculptor Alan Cottrill for unveiling of the Thomas Edison statue to be put on display at the U.S. Capitol.
Senator Troy Balderson joins Zanesville sculptor Alan Cottrill for unveiling of the Thomas Edison statue to be put on display at the U.S. Capitol.
 Senator Balderson speaks with a student while touring the Center for Automotive Research at The Ohio State University
Senator Balderson speaks with a student while touring the Center for Automotive Research at The Ohio State University
 WWII veteran of Zanesville, John Wesley Tignor
WWII veteran of Zanesville, John Wesley Tignor
Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
 (R to L) Senator Balderson joins WWI veteran John Wesley Tignor and his daughter Cynthia Wood to discuss the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe.
(R to L) Senator Balderson joins WWI veteran John Wesley Tignor and his daughter Cynthia Wood to discuss the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe.
 Senator Balderson presents recent Tri-Valley high school graduate Kaylee Antill with a resolution honoring her for winning a national discus throwing title.
Senator Balderson presents recent Tri-Valley high school graduate Kaylee Antill with a resolution honoring her for winning a national discus throwing title.
Senator Balderson presents Dr. Paul Brown, accompanied by his wife Linda, with a resolution recognizing his service as the fifth president of Zane State College.
Senator Balderson presents Dr. Paul Brown, accompanied by his wife Linda, with a resolution recognizing his service as the fifth president of Zane State College.
 Sen. Balderson welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
Sen. Balderson welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
 Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
Senator Balderson tours the STEM College Research & Technology Based Development at Youngstown State University. The tour focused on the university's work on energy development and research.
Senator Balderson tours the STEM College Research & Technology Based Development at Youngstown State University. The tour focused on the university's work on energy development and research.
 Senator Balderson (first from the left) surveys progress being made on the Nelsonville Bypass Project.
Senator Balderson (first from the left) surveys progress being made on the Nelsonville Bypass Project.
 Senator Balderson stands with Dave Lilly and Lewis Baker following Mr. Baker's induction to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.
Senator Balderson stands with Dave Lilly and Lewis Baker following Mr. Baker's induction to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.
Senator Balderson works in his office in the Senate Building.
Senator Balderson works in his office in the Senate Building.
 Senator Balderson (second from left) watches as his bill modifying Ohio's mining laws is signed by Ohio Governor John Kasich.
Senator Balderson (second from left) watches as his bill modifying Ohio's mining laws is signed by Ohio Governor John Kasich.
 Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) recognized as a  'Defender of Liberty' by the American Conservative Union.
Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) recognized as a 'Defender of Liberty' by the American Conservative Union.
Senator Balderson is joined in the Senate Chamber by Micah and Marrijane Jones of the BrainSong Foundation.  All three have worked closely to increase TBI Awareness in Ohio.
Senator Balderson is joined in the Senate Chamber by Micah and Marrijane Jones of the BrainSong Foundation. All three have worked closely to increase TBI Awareness in Ohio.
 Senator Balderson speaks to a group of fifth graders from the John McIntire Elementary School in Zanesville.
Senator Balderson speaks to a group of fifth graders from the John McIntire Elementary School in Zanesville.
 Senator Troy Balderson takes the oath of office after being appointed to serve the 20th Ohio Senate District.
Senator Troy Balderson takes the oath of office after being appointed to serve the 20th Ohio Senate District.
 

Senator Troy Balderson is currently serving his first term in the Ohio Senate, representing the 20th District, which encompasses all of Fairfield, Guernsey, Hocking, Morgan, and Muskingum Counties, as well as portions of Athens and Pickaway Counties. He is currently the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Utilities. With the great influx of attention being directed to Ohio’s energy industry, Senator Balderson oversees policy initiatives for one of the fastest growing sectors of our economy.

 
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07.16.15 - Balderson Applauds Buckeye Lake Dam Repair Proposal

 
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"This is great news for the Buckeye Lake community," said Balderson. "Today’s announcement shows that Ohio is taking steps to move forward with the process while still ensuring public safety. I am optimistic about the design idea and I look forward to the upcoming project groundbreaking.”

 
 

06.25.15 - Balderson Honors Tri-Valley High School Discus Thrower For Winning State Championship Title

 
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"We are so proud of Kaylee for all she has accomplished both as an athlete and as a student," said Balderson. "She serves as a role model for all of Ohio's student athletes and we are watching for more big things to come from this young lady as she begins her college career."

 
 

06.19.15 - Balderson Praises Senate Proposal To Support Ohioans With Developmental Disabilities

 
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“I was pleased to see that the Senate restored certain DODD funding levels to increase access to services,” Balderson said. “From the visits I have made to various Developmental Disabilities facilities in the district, I have seen firsthand what a vital role these services and staff play in the community.”

 
 

06.18.15 - Balderson Announces Passage Of Senate Budget To Invest In Education And Promote Job Creation

 
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“I am glad to see this budget help hard-working families in Southeast Ohio,” Balderson said. “It drives funding to southeastern counties for programs that matter most to the people in my district.”

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 20

 
Counties: Athens (part), Fairfield, Guernsey, Hocking, Morgan, Muskingum, Pickaway (part)
 

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Background

 
Hometown : Zanesville
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative 2009-2011


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another four-year term