Senator Joe Uecker greets 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 Joe Uecker greets 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 Joe Uecker is joined by Senator Bob Peterson 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 Joe Uecker is joined by Senator Bob Peterson 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 Uecker addresses the Ohio Hispanic Legislative Day, "Many Topics, One Voice."
Senator Uecker addresses the Ohio Hispanic Legislative Day, "Many Topics, One Voice."
State Senator Joseph Uecker was recently presented the Legislator of the Year award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Ohio. Members of the VFW (from left to right) Bill Seagraves, Executive Director, VFW of Ohio Charities, and former State Commander, Keith Jeffers, VFW State Commander, and Leon Johnson, Chairman of the Board, VFW of Ohio Charities, and also a former State Commander, presented the award to Senator Uecker.
State Senator Joseph Uecker was recently presented the Legislator of the Year award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Ohio. Members of the VFW (from left to right) Bill Seagraves, Executive Director, VFW of Ohio Charities, and former State Commander, Keith Jeffers, VFW State Commander, and Leon Johnson, Chairman of the Board, VFW of Ohio Charities, and also a former State Commander, presented the award to Senator Uecker.
 Senator Uecker joins Senators Seitz and Jones in presenting a resolution to the Archbishop Moeller Football Team on becoming the State Division I Champions
Senator Uecker joins Senators Seitz and Jones in presenting a resolution to the Archbishop Moeller Football Team on becoming the State Division I Champions
 Senator Uecker welcomes members of Ohio's Sportsman Community to a reception at the Ohio Statehouse
Senator Uecker welcomes members of Ohio's Sportsman Community to a reception at the Ohio Statehouse
 

Senator Joe Uecker is serving his first term in the Ohio Senate, having previously served four terms in the Ohio House of Representatives. He represents the 14th District, which encompasses Adams, Brown, Clermont, and Scioto Counties as well as a portion of Lawrence County. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Senate Finance Corrections Subcommittee, the Ohio Senate Broadband and Technology Caucus, and the Ohio Senate Sportsmen's Caucus as well as Vice-Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review.

 
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04.24.15 - Uecker And Maag To Announce Contractor Residency Bill To Safeguard Taxpayer Funds

 
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Senator Joe Uecker (R-Miami Township) and Representative Ron Maag (R-Lebanon) will hold a press conference on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 to announce legislation that seeks to protect taxpayer dollars by prohibiting burdensome residency requirements placed on contractors by some local governments. The proposed legislation seeks to prohibit requirements which increase the costs of state-funded projects and decrease the number of qualified contractors that can bid on them.

 
 

04.21.15 - Uecker And Peterson Announce Funds For Ohio University Facility Improvements

 
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"Ohio University Southern Campus serves as the economic development hub for much of southern Ohio," said Uecker. "Preparing a top-notch workforce for our region means investing in the facilities at OU Southern."

 
 

04.14.15 - Ohio Internship And Co-op Appreciation Day

 
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Last year, I joined my colleague, Senator Bill Beagle, in supporting Senate Bill 227 designating the second Tuesday of April as “Ohio Internship and Co-op Appreciation Day". The day is intended to raise awareness of the value of internships and co-op opportunities in Ohio as well as encourage businesses throughout the state to offer additional program opportunities. These programs give employers unique access to untapped talent without long-term commitments.

 
 

03.19.15 - Uecker Serves Hot Meals To Brown County Senior Citizens

 
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“It is important that we continue to support and advocate for programs such as the March for Meals campaign,” said Uecker. “Meals on Wheels helps ensure wellness and security for elderly members of our community.”

 
 
 
 
 
 

Bills Primary Sponsor

SB 15SB 37    

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Resolutions Primary Sponsor

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Senate District 14

 
Counties: Adams, Brown, Clermont, Lawrence (part), Scioto
 
 

Contact Senator Uecker

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 1st Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8082
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Background

 
Hometown : Miami Township
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :
Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another four-year term