Senate District 26
Dave Burke
 
 
 
 
December 12, 2012
COLUMBUS— Legislation sponsored by State Senator Dave Burke that seeks to improve patient safety and oversight of pain management clinics was signed into law yesterday by Governor John Kasich. 
 
December 4, 2012
COLUMBUS— The Ohio Senate today approved legislation sponsored by State Senator Dave Burke authorizing joint boards of county commissioners to conduct routine business via teleconference or video conference. Burke introduced Senate Bill 207 after the county commissioners in Seneca and Sandusky counties expressed a desire to hold proceedings on existing improvement projects in a manner that promoted greater efficiency and public input.
 
October 19, 2012
October 9, 2012
With the annual Medicare enrollment period scheduled to start October 15, State Senator Dave Burke is urging all area seniors to review the recent changes to the Medicare program to determine the best coverage option for their healthcare needs for 2013.
 
September 14, 2012
State Senator Dave Burke recently received the United Conservatives of Ohio's "Watchdog of the Treasury" Award for his dedication to fiscal restraint during the 129th General Assembly.

 
July 11, 2012
State Senator Dave Burke is commending the Ohio Attorney General's Office on the announcement of their newly-established Ohio Prescription Drug Box Program.  Partnering with the Ohio Department of Health and the Drug Free Action Alliance, this initiative will help continue the fight against prescription drug abuse by allowing residents to deposit unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs at drop boxes at local law enforcement agencies.
 
June 1, 2012
Senators Dave Burke and Bill Seitz received the Ohio Psychological Association's (OPA) Public Service Award on Wednesday, May 23 during the organization's annual Legislative Day. The award is reserved for special recognition of individuals who make a significant contribution to improving health care and access to health care in Ohio.
 
May 3, 2012
More than 600 million prescription drug doses were issued in 2011 - an increase of 150 million doses since 2007. The Ohio Senate today approved legislation that builds upon earlier efforts to combat prescription drug abuse by strengthening the ability of state officials to oversee pain management clinics and weed out unscrupulous providers.
 
April 27, 2012
State Senator Dave Burke received the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio's 2012 Legislator of the Year Award.  The award was presented today at NAMI Ohio's statewide conference entitled, "The Great Mental Health Debate" at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus.
 
April 5, 2012
State Senator Dave Burke, who owns and operates a pharmacy in Marysville in addition to his legislative duties, recently spoke to a group of pharmacy students at The Ohio State University.
 
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