Senate District 26
Dave Burke
April 3, 2012
Prescription drug abuse has become the number one cause of injury death in Ohio, with more than 1,400 deaths in 2009. Since the enactment of House Bill 93 last year, more than a dozen pills mills have already been shut down in Ohio. Following the passage of legislation last year that addressed the growing problem of prescription drug abuse in Ohio, State Senator Dave Burke recently urged his colleagues to support a new bill that builds on efforts to improve patient safety.
March 2, 2012
Ohio Governor John Kasich today signed House Bill 20 into law. Sponsored by State Senator Dave Burke while he was a member of the Ohio House, the bill helps better protect witnesses of criminal activity from intimidation.
February 15, 2012
February 9, 2012
State Senator Dave Burke today announced that the Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools is now taking applications for its 2011-2012 Legislative Scholarship Program.
February 1, 2012
State Senator Dave Burke today received recognition from the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA).
January 13, 2012
Guest column by State Senator Dave Burke
January 10, 2012
State Senator Dave Burke today commented on passage of House Bill 337, legislation that makes changes to Ohio law governing commercial drivers' licenses (CDLs).
December 15, 2011
State Senator Dave Burke announced that the Ohio Senate approved Senate Bill 222 yesterday, his legislation that would require the POW/MIA flag to be displayed in addition to the U.S. flag and the Ohio state flag at rest areas along the Ohio Turnpike and Ohio interstate highways. Current Ohio law encourages the POW/MIA to be flown but does not require it.
December 9, 2011
The Ohio Association of County Boards - Serving People with Developmental Disabilities (OACB) announced Friday that Senator Dave Burke has been chosen as their 2011 Legislator of the Year.  The state disability group presented Burke with the award in a ceremony held last week at the association's annual convention in Columbus
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