Senator Bob Peterson introduces Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor at the opening of the Port of South Point in South Point, Ohio. The opening of the port in Southern Ohio could bring as many as 1200 direct and indirect jobs to the region within the next three to five years.
Senator Bob Peterson introduces Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor at the opening of the Port of South Point in South Point, Ohio. The opening of the port in Southern Ohio could bring as many as 1200 direct and indirect jobs to the region within the next three to five years.
 Senator Bob Peterson is joined by Senator Joe Uecker for the opening of the Port of South Point in South Point, Ohio. The opening of the port in Southern Ohio could bring as many as 1200 direct and indirect jobs to the region within the next three to five years.
Senator Bob Peterson is joined by Senator Joe Uecker for the opening of the Port of South Point in South Point, Ohio. The opening of the port in Southern Ohio could bring as many as 1200 direct and indirect jobs to the region within the next three to five years.
 Senator Peterson congratulates members of the Clinton-Massie High School football team during Senate session.
Senator Peterson congratulates members of the Clinton-Massie High School football team during Senate session.
Senator Peterson leads Senate session.
Senator Peterson leads Senate session.
 Peterson and his family on the family farm.
Peterson and his family on the family farm.
 Surrounded by his family, Bob Peterson is sworn in as State Senator for the 17th Senate District.
Surrounded by his family, Bob Peterson is sworn in as State Senator for the 17th Senate District.
Senator Peterson joins other legislators to announce RuleWatchOhio, a new level of transparency for the public to understand government rules and regulations
Senator Peterson joins other legislators to announce RuleWatchOhio, a new level of transparency for the public to understand government rules and regulations
 Senator Peterson speaks with FFA students from across Ohio at a luncheon at the Statehouse.
Senator Peterson speaks with FFA students from across Ohio at a luncheon at the Statehouse.
 Senator Peterson and Jason Wilson of the Governor's Office of Appalachia visit Custom Molded Products during a tour of Highland County.
Senator Peterson and Jason Wilson of the Governor's Office of Appalachia visit Custom Molded Products during a tour of Highland County.
Senator Peterson joins other elected officials during a tour of McClain High School in Greenfield.
Senator Peterson joins other elected officials during a tour of McClain High School in Greenfield.
 Senator Peterson watches as Governor Kasich signs House Bill 420 into law.
Senator Peterson watches as Governor Kasich signs House Bill 420 into law.
 Senator Peterson talks with his colleagues prior to the start of Senate session.
Senator Peterson talks with his colleagues prior to the start of Senate session.
 

As a farmer, business owner and former county official, Senator Bob Peterson has devoted much of his time and attention to solving the challenges facing our communities. He now brings that same attitude and drive to the Ohio Senate as he works to improve all of Ohio. Senator Peterson represents the 17th Senate District, which encompasses Clinton, Fayette, Gallia, Highland, Jackson, Pike and Ross counties as well as portions of Lawrence, Pickaway and Vinton counties.

 
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State Sen. Bob Peterson Highlights Agriculture's Vital Role in Ohio
State Senator Bob Peterson offers a welcome message to Ohioans

03.03.15 - Peterson Announces District Office Hours

 
COLUMBUS -

"Office hours are an opportunity for us to hear constituents' concerns," said Peterson.

 
 

02.18.15 - Senate Passes Priority Bill Protecting Ohio's Water Supply

 
STATEHOUSE -

The Ohio Senate passed Senate Bill 1 today, sponsored by State Senators Bob Peterson and Randy Gardner, which continues the state's effort to fight toxic algae in Ohio waterways and ensure clean drinking water for Ohioans. 

 
 

02.11.15 - Senate Passes Peterson Bill Saving Ohio Taxpayers Millions Of Dollars

 
STATEHOUSE -

The Ohio Senate today gave approval to Senate Bill 2, sponsored by State Senator Bob Peterson, which incorporates recent changes in the federal tax code into Ohio’s income tax law.

 
 

02.03.15 - Peterson, Gardner Sponsor Priority Legislation To Fight Toxic Algae In Ohio

 
STATEHOUSE -

State Senators Bob Peterson and Randy Gardner today introduced Senate Bill 1, which seeks to ramp up the state’s efforts to fight toxic algae and support clean drinking water.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Senate District 17

 
Counties: Clinton, Fayette, Gallia, Highland, Jackson, Lawrence (part), Pickaway (part), Pike, Ross, Vinton (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Peterson

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8156
Email Senator Peterson
 

Background

 
Hometown : Washington Court House
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :
Current Term : Expires December 2014 / Eligible to run for another four-year term