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 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 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
 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.
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 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.
 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.

05.04.15 - Hite Announces 70 New Jobs For Hancock County

 
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"These projects represent the important partnership between state and local governments with the common goal of creating jobs and lifting our communities," said Hite. "This investment strengthens our transportation infrastructure in Hancock County and supports local businesses."

 
 

04.29.15 - Senator Hite Recognized As Champion For Agriculture And Poultry Issues

 
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"It has been an honor to serve Ohio's No. 1 industry which employs 1 in 7 Ohio workers and feeds, fuels and clothes our society," said Hite.

 
 

04.23.15 - Hite Announces Passage Of Meningitis Immunization Standards

 
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“This bill is about protecting Ohio’s children and families from preventable tragedies, and I am proud to honor not only my niece, but all those who have suffered from Meningitis,” said Hite. “If we can prevent even one death with the passage of this bill, we will have made a difference.”

 
 

04.02.15 - Senator Hite Announces 80 New Jobs

 
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“This decision is a prime example of how the State of Ohio is ensuring economic development on the local level through such important public-private partnerships,” said Hite.

 
 
 
 
 

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