Members of the House and Senate convene during a joint legislative committee meeting held at the Ohio State Fair.
Members of the House and Senate convene during a joint legislative committee meeting held at the Ohio State Fair.
 Senator Hite presents a resolution to Wilson Football in Ada, Ohio on being the Official Football of the Superbowl
Senator Hite presents a resolution to Wilson Football in Ada, Ohio on being the Official Football of the Superbowl
 Business Techonogies Dean, Dr. Michael Wolfe presents honorary status to Senator Cliff Hite
Business Techonogies Dean, Dr. Michael Wolfe presents honorary status to Senator Cliff Hite
Senator Cliff Hite reacts to his honorary induction into PTK as NSCC President, Dr. Tom Stuckey looks on
Senator Cliff Hite reacts to his honorary induction into PTK as NSCC President, Dr. Tom Stuckey looks on
 Senator Hite listens to Governor Kasich speak at a bill signing.
Senator Hite listens to Governor Kasich speak at a bill signing.
 Senator Hite visits University of Cincinnati with President Faber and Senators Peterson and Widener.
Senator Hite visits University of Cincinnati with President Faber and Senators Peterson and Widener.
Senator Hite explains how the Senate budget proposal is helping to drive funding to the districts that need it most.
Senator Hite explains how the Senate budget proposal is helping to drive funding to the districts that need it most.
 Senator Hite shares a laugh with constituents after session in the Ohio Senate chambers.
Senator Hite shares a laugh with constituents after session in the Ohio Senate chambers.
 Senator Hite recognizes the Defiance High School baseball team on winning the Division II state championship.
Senator Hite recognizes the Defiance High School baseball team on winning the Division II state championship.
Senator Hite presents resolution to constituent and former student Ashley Leahy on the floor of the Ohio Senate.
Senator Hite presents resolution to constituent and former student Ashley Leahy on the floor of the Ohio Senate.
 Senator Hite presents a resolution to Danika Hickey for winning the 2015 Division II State Bowling Championship. (L to R) Parents Bruce and Annette Hickey; Senator Hite; Danika Hickey; and Coach Doug and Cathy Jo Miller.
Senator Hite presents a resolution to Danika Hickey for winning the 2015 Division II State Bowling Championship. (L to R) Parents Bruce and Annette Hickey; Senator Hite; Danika Hickey; and Coach Doug and Cathy Jo Miller.
 Senator Hite addresses his colleagues from the floor of the Senate Chamber
Senator Hite addresses his colleagues from the floor of the Senate Chamber
Senator Hite looks on as the Governor signs into law his initiative to fund and streamline 911 services.
Senator Hite looks on as the Governor signs into law his initiative to fund and streamline 911 services.
 Senator Hite talks with local exhibitors following a joint Senate and House Agriculture Committee hearing at the Ohio State Fair.
Senator Hite talks with local exhibitors following a joint Senate and House Agriculture Committee hearing at the Ohio State Fair.
 Cliff Hite is sworn in as the state senator for the 1st Ohio Senate.
Cliff Hite is sworn in as the state senator for the 1st Ohio Senate.
Senator Hite brings Ohio State Basketball star Aaron Craft onto the Senate floor to receive a resolution.
Senator Hite brings Ohio State Basketball star Aaron Craft onto the Senate floor to receive a resolution.
 Senator Cliff Hite presents a resolution to members of the Ridgemont FFA in recognition of the chapter being ranked number one in the nation.
Senator Cliff Hite presents a resolution to members of the Ridgemont FFA in recognition of the chapter being ranked number one in the nation.
 Senator Cliff Hite and students from the Liberty-Benton School District in the Ohio Statehouse Museum.
Senator Cliff Hite and students from the Liberty-Benton School District in the Ohio Statehouse Museum.
Senator Cliff Hite reviews testimony while in the Senate Education Committee.
Senator Cliff Hite reviews testimony while in the Senate Education Committee.
 Senator Hite testifies in committee on his bill that would limit the liability of doctors who provide critical medical care during an emergency.
Senator Hite testifies in committee on his bill that would limit the liability of doctors who provide critical medical care during an emergency.
 Senator Hite works at his desk on the floor of the Ohio Senate.
Senator Hite works at his desk on the floor of the Ohio Senate.
 

Senator Cliff Hite is currently serving in his third General Assembly as a member of the Ohio Senate, representing the 1st Senate District, which encompasses an 11 county region of Northwest Ohio including all or part of Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Logan, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, and Williams Counties. Prior to his appointment to the Senate, Hite served two terms in the Ohio House of Representatives.

 
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Senator Hite discusses nutrient runoff, infrastructure repairs, and hosting a Superbowl in Ohio.

08.31.15 - Hite Announces State Investment In NSCC Job Training Program

 
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"Investments like this continue to make northwest Ohio an ideal place for employers to find qualified workers to fill in-demand, good-paying jobs," said Hite. "We are committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure that our workers are prepared to take fill positions in our growing advanced manufacturing sector."

 
 

08.13.15 - A Lifesaving Item For The Top Of Every Back-to-School Checklist

 

Bacterial meningitis, the most serious form of the illness, can cause inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord, blood infection, or both. The disease can be difficult to diagnose because symptoms like headache, fever and nausea can be similar to those of more common conditions like the flu. Meningitis becomes serious very quickly and can kill within 48 hours. Nearly 15 percent of those who contract meningitis will die. One in five of those who survive the infection have lasting effects like brain damage, hearing loss or limb amputation.

 
 

08.04.15 - Lawmakers Hold Agriculture Committee Meeting At Ohio State Fair

 
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Surrounded by the sites, sounds and even smells of the Ohio State Fair, legislators met in the Donahey Nationwide Agriculture and Horticulture Building on the Ohio State Fairgrounds. Ohio Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Cliff Hite (R-Findlay) was accompanied by State Senators Joe Uecker (R-Miami Township), Bill Beagle (R-Tipp City), Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green) and Bob Peterson (R-Sabina). 

 
 

07.17.15 - Hite Legislation To Protect Ohioans From Deadly Meningitis Signed Into Law

 
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“This law protects Ohio’s children and families from preventable deaths,” said Hite. "No parent or family member should ever have to suffer the loss of a child to this terrible disease. This law has the potential to save lives."

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 1

 
Counties: Auglaize (part), Defiance, Fulton (part), Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Logan (part), Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, Williams
 
 

Contact Senator Hite

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 1st Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8150
Email Senator Hite
 

Background

 
Hometown : Findlay
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative, 2007-2011


Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Eligible to run for another four-year term