Senator Burke discusses how the Senate budget proposal will help improve health outcomes for Ohio's most vulnerable.
Senator Burke discusses how the Senate budget proposal will help improve health outcomes for Ohio's most vulnerable.
 Senator Burke discusses how the Senate budget will help lift all Ohioans by lowering taxes and investing in students.
Senator Burke discusses how the Senate budget will help lift all Ohioans by lowering taxes and investing in students.
 The Seneca County Mayors Visit Senator Burke and Rep. McClain at the Statehouse
The Seneca County Mayors Visit Senator Burke and Rep. McClain at the Statehouse
Sen. Burke welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
Sen. Burke welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
 Senator Burke introducing legislation on Medicaid reform that would contain costs and improve health outcomes.
Senator Burke introducing legislation on Medicaid reform that would contain costs and improve health outcomes.
 Senator Burke poses with students from the University of Findlay at the "Posters at the Capitol" event in the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Burke poses with students from the University of Findlay at the "Posters at the Capitol" event in the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Burke accepts the "Ohio Healthcare Information Technology Legislator of the Year" award.
Senator Burke accepts the "Ohio Healthcare Information Technology Legislator of the Year" award.
 Senator Burke (fourth from left) watches as Governor Kasich signs House Bill 64 into law. The bill adds synthetic drugs such as Spice and K2 to the list of controlled substances.
Senator Burke (fourth from left) watches as Governor Kasich signs House Bill 64 into law. The bill adds synthetic drugs such as Spice and K2 to the list of controlled substances.
 Senator Burke and members of the Mid-Ohio District Nurses Association during Nurses Day at the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Burke and members of the Mid-Ohio District Nurses Association during Nurses Day at the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Burke testifies before a Senate committee in favor of a piece of legislation.
Senator Burke testifies before a Senate committee in favor of a piece of legislation.
 Senator Burke receives the Public Children Services Association of Ohio 2011 Legislator of the Year Award from Greg Kapcar.
Senator Burke receives the Public Children Services Association of Ohio 2011 Legislator of the Year Award from Greg Kapcar.
 Senator Dave Burke is sworn into office as the senator for the 26th Ohio Senate District as his wife and children look on.
Senator Dave Burke is sworn into office as the senator for the 26th Ohio Senate District as his wife and children look on.
 

Senator Dave Burke proudly represents the families and communities of Ohio’s 26th Senate District, which includes all of Union, Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Sandusky, Seneca and Wyandot counties. 

 
[ Read Full Biography | Download PDF Biography ]
 
Senate Bill 23, sponsored by Senators Bill Beagle and Dave Burke took effect March, 20 2015. The law modifies state law for adoptions that were effective between January 1, 1964, and September 18, 1996. Now 400,000 adoptees can gain access to birth certificates and adoption records.
State Sen. Dave Burke Talks About the Dangers of Synthetic Drugs

06.25.15 - Burke Announces Senate Passage Of Legislation To Improve Emergency Access To Life-Saving Medicine

 
STATEHOUSE -

“By revising the consult agreement statute we will improve patient care by reducing unnecessary administrative paperwork, and most importantly, improving disease management to help individuals with chronic conditions live long and prosperous lives,” Burke said.

 
 

06.22.15 - Senate Proposal Improves Health Outcomes For Ohioans

 
STATEHOUSE -

This is a small glimpse into the continued innovation in the health care arena in the State of Ohio, not only in this budget and in the Medicaid system, but in the health care arena as a whole. Ohio is doing great things and we must continue to support these programs. However, we must accept that not all of our outcomes are positive. We must be innovative and aggressive to improve outcomes. This budget offers a strong foundation for the future and will continue to grow a healthier Ohio.

 
 

06.18.15 - Burke Announces Historic Tax Cuts And Investments In Education

 
STATEHOUSE -

“The Senate’s budget proposal makes state government more accountable and fiscally responsible by reducing proposed spending by $1.7 billion and increasing services to those who are most in need to help lift folks up and out of poverty and toward a sustainable career,” said Senator Burke.

 
 

06.08.15 - Burke Announces Rollout Of Senate Budget Bill With $1.7 Billion Net Tax Cut

 
STATEHOUSE -

"The Senate’s approach to create a more sustainable and fiscally responsible healthcare system, by reducing proposed spending by $1.7 billion and increasing services available to those who need them most in the process, is an extraordinary accomplishment," Burke said. "Through increased collaboration and case management, this plan will help lift folks up and out of poverty by providing them with the resources needed to begin a sustainable career."

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 26

 
Counties: Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Sandusky, Seneca, Union, Wyandot
 
 

Contact Senator Burke

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8049
Email Senator Burke
 

Background

 
Hometown : Marysville
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative, 2009-2011; Marysville City Council, 2002-2006


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