Senator Seitz debates red light cameras on the floor of the Senate.
Senator Seitz debates red light cameras on the floor of the Senate.
 Senator Seitz honors Wilmington College track star and Finneytown native, Callen Martin, for winning the 55 meter dash at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track National Championship.
Senator Seitz honors Wilmington College track star and Finneytown native, Callen Martin, for winning the 55 meter dash at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track National Championship.
 Senator Seitz recently received the United Conservatives of Ohio's Watchdog of the Treasury award for his commitment to conservative fiscal policy in the Senate.
Senator Seitz recently received the United Conservatives of Ohio's Watchdog of the Treasury award for his commitment to conservative fiscal policy in the Senate.
Senator Seitz recently joined public officials and advocates at the signing of House Bill 10, which allows juvenile courts to issue protection orders for teens in abusive relationships.
Senator Seitz recently joined public officials and advocates at the signing of House Bill 10, which allows juvenile courts to issue protection orders for teens in abusive relationships.
 Senator Seitz presents a resolution to the Winton Woods High School football team for winning the 2009 Division II State Championship.
Senator Seitz presents a resolution to the Winton Woods High School football team for winning the 2009 Division II State Championship.
 Senator Seitz gives sponsor testimony before the Senate Finance Committee on Senate Bill 177, legislation which seeks to restore funding for chartered, non-public schools in Ohio.
Senator Seitz gives sponsor testimony before the Senate Finance Committee on Senate Bill 177, legislation which seeks to restore funding for chartered, non-public schools in Ohio.
Senator Seitz works during committee.
Senator Seitz works during committee.
 Senator Seitz speaks at a press conference in April 2008 announcing the introduction of Senate Bill 20, legislation he sponsored to help combat organized retail theft in Ohio.
Senator Seitz speaks at a press conference in April 2008 announcing the introduction of Senate Bill 20, legislation he sponsored to help combat organized retail theft in Ohio.
 Senator Seitz honors Ohio 1st District Court of Appeals Judge Mark Painter on the Ohio Senate floor for being elected in March to serve on a new United Nation's court.
Senator Seitz honors Ohio 1st District Court of Appeals Judge Mark Painter on the Ohio Senate floor for being elected in March to serve on a new United Nation's court.
Senator Seitz gives sponsor testimony before the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Senate Bill 22, comprehensive legislation designed to reduce Ohio's costly prison population.
Senator Seitz gives sponsor testimony before the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Senate Bill 22, comprehensive legislation designed to reduce Ohio's costly prison population.
 Senator Seitz presents a resolution to the Mt. Notre Dame girl's basketball team in April 2008 for winning their fourth state championship in five years.
Senator Seitz presents a resolution to the Mt. Notre Dame girl's basketball team in April 2008 for winning their fourth state championship in five years.
 Senator Seitz speaks on the Senate floor during opening day ceremonies for the 128th General Assembly.
Senator Seitz speaks on the Senate floor during opening day ceremonies for the 128th General Assembly.
 

A lifelong resident of Western Hamilton County, Senator Bill Seitz has worked to represent the best interests of the Greater Cincinnati area at the Statehouse. Known for his colorful floor speeches and legal acumen, in a ranking of all 132 legislators published by Columbus Monthly Magazine, Seitz was rated best speechmaker, funniest and was recognized for his effectiveness, his knowledge and his hard work. He has put these talents to good use on issues that matter to his constituents.

 
[ Read Full Biography | Download PDF Biography ]
 
Senator Seitz talks about bipartisan efforts to reform Ohio's criminal sentencing laws.
Senator Seitz discusses Ohio's energy policy and its impact on consumers.

06.19.15 - Red Light Camera Investigation Prompts Call For Cities To End Legal Action, Issue Refunds

 

"I have always maintained that photo enforcement cameras were more about money than safety," said Seitz."Today’s criminal case proves how right I was, even though I never dreamed that municipal officials would take bribes to fleece their own taxpayers." 

 
 

06.02.15 - Seitz Applauds Announcement Of $46M Kroger Investment In Blue Ash

 

"Kroger is a major driver of job creation and economic growth in Greater Cincinnati, and I am delighted that the company has chosen Blue Ash to expand its operations," said Seitz. "I look forward to continuing the partnership with Kroger to make Southwest Ohio a top destination for new and expanding businesses."

 
 

04.22.15 - Ohio Senate Approves Creation Of Outdoor Refreshment Areas To Spur Economic Growth

 

"At its core, this measure is intended to spur economic development around the state," said State Senator Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati), who sponsored companion legislation in the Senate. "We're giving Ohio cities another tool to attract investment and create new sources of revenue."

 
 

04.16.15 - Seitz Introduces Measure To Crack Down On Distracted Driving

 

“In this day and age, distracted driving is a problem that we cannot wait any longer to address," said Seitz. "Too many innocent lives are lost from drivers not paying enough attention to the road. This legislation is an important step toward making our roads safer for everyone."

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 8

 
Counties: Hamilton (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Seitz

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 1st Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8068
Email Senator Seitz
 

Background

 
Hometown : Cincinnati
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2007; State Representative, 2001-2007; Green Township Trustee, 1994-2000; Cincinnati Board of Education, 1990-1993


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Not eligible to run for another four-year term