Peggy Lehner is sworn in as state Senator for the 6th Ohio Senate District. Administering the oath of office is Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWIne.
Peggy Lehner is sworn in as state Senator for the 6th Ohio Senate District. Administering the oath of office is Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWIne.
 Senator Lehner joins Ohio Gov. John Kasich as he signs the school grading formula overhaul approved by Lehner's Education Committee.
Senator Lehner joins Ohio Gov. John Kasich as he signs the school grading formula overhaul approved by Lehner's Education Committee.
 Senator Lehner testifies on legislation before a Senate committee.
Senator Lehner testifies on legislation before a Senate committee.
Senator Lehner joins Governor Kasich and other legislators for the signing of House Bill 78, which bans post-viability abortions in Ohio
Senator Lehner joins Governor Kasich and other legislators for the signing of House Bill 78, which bans post-viability abortions in Ohio
 Senators Jones, Lehner, and Manning prepare for Senate Session to convene.
Senators Jones, Lehner, and Manning prepare for Senate Session to convene.
 Senator Lehner offers sponsor testimony on legislation that address E-waste disposal in Ohio.
Senator Lehner offers sponsor testimony on legislation that address E-waste disposal in Ohio.
The Senator addresses reports regarding funding for the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care for Ohio.
The Senator addresses reports regarding funding for the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care for Ohio.
 
 

Peggy Lehner is currently serving her first full term as the State Senator for the 6th Ohio Senate District, representing portions of Montgomery County. Lehner is no stranger to public service, having served one term in the Ohio House of Representatives as well as 10 years as a member of Kettering City Council. Prior to serving on City Council, Senator Lehner served on the Ohio Ethics Commission, serving two terms as the Commission Chair. 

 
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Sen. Peggy Lehner Discusses the 3rd Grade Reading Requirement
Senator Lehner discusses education standards, calamity days, and more on this episode of Caucus Conversation

04.15.15 - Lehner Challenges Charter School Status Quo

 

"The bottom line is that Ohio taxpayers are not getting the results they expect from many charter schools," said Lehner. "This legislation reflects the input of education leaders from around the state who have worked for nearly a year to recommend policy changes that will move Ohio charter schools in a better direction." 

 
 

03.25.15 - Lehner Announces Launch Of Website For Senate Advisory Committee On Testing

 
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“I am happy to say the new website will include a section to facilitate public comment on state testing,” said Lehner. “I hope it will be a venue for educators, parents, and interested citizens to provide constructive feedback on how the state should move forward with testing. We have already heard from hundreds of educators and parents about the problems they encountered. At this point we are hoping to hear some creative solutions."

 
 

03.04.15 - Lehner Announces Formation And Members Of Senate Advisory Committee On Testing

 
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State Senator and Senate Education Chair Peggy Lehner today announced the creation of a Senate Advisory Committee on Testing. The committee will be made up of various educational experts from across the state and will make recommendations to the Senate on state required assessments.

 
 

02.03.15 - Lehner, Jones Sponsor Bill To Support Maternal Home Visiting Services

 
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State Senators Peggy Lehner and Shannon Jones today introduced Senate Bill 9, which will establish a high quality database for tracking home visiting services aimed at reducing infant mortality and negative birth outcomes. The legislation will provide evidence-based services that reduce negative birth outcomes for pregnant women, new mothers, and women who may become pregnant that are Medicaid enrollees.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 6

 
Counties: Montgomery (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Lehner

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-4538
Email Senator Lehner
 

Background

 
Hometown : Kettering
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011, 2009; State Representative,
2009-2011; Kettering City Council, 1998-2008


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