Senate District 2
Randy Gardner
 
 
 
 
 
May 9, 2018
COLUMBUS-The newest effort in the fight for a healthier Lake Erie has achieved strong bipartisan support in the General Assembly as a bill and a proposed statewide bond issue was introduced Wednesday in the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives.
 
March 21, 2018
COLUMBUS - State Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green) and State Representative Steve Arndt (R-Port Clinton) proposed a series of clean water and conservation initiatives that they believe will get Ohio on track to reduce nutrient loading into Lake Erie by 40% by 2025. The 40% reduction was pledged in the Western Basin of Lake Erie Collaborative Agreement signed two years ago between Ohio, Michigan and Ontario, with a 20% reduction by 2020 termed an "aspirational" goal.
 
May 17, 2017
“This new option for schools ushers in a new era of reaching out to districts to help them meet the needs of school children, whether it’s better technology, safer schools or other priority school needs,” Gardner said. “Many districts I represent want this option.”
 
December 8, 2016
“I’ve done my best to listen and make the best judgment I can,” Gardner said.
 
July 27, 2016
“One of the fundamental responsibilities of government is the safety of our citizens,” said Senators Gardner and Hite. “We have an obligation to do what we can to listen to the concerns and anxieties of the people we represent while working with law enforcement to best achieve enhanced safety and public awareness.”
 
June 13, 2016
“This bill begins a new era when patients can receive health care in a more timely manner – the same health care they expect, deserve and have paid for,” Gardner said Monday.  “We need a more modern, accountable and cost-effective prior authorization process in Ohio.  Soon we will.”
 
October 23, 2015
“Some of us believe Ohio has the capacity to do more, and must take another important step, in the fight for clean water in Ohio,” Senator Gardner said. “A statewide clean water bond issue can be part of that next step. I’m sure Ohioans would embrace the cause.”
 
December 16, 2013
Ohio’s intensive teacher evaluation system just started this school year, so at first it seemed that Senate Bill 229, which offers a different way of evaluating teachers, would be a recipe for confusion. The bill recently rolled through the Senate and it's now awaiting action in the Ohio House.
But it’s clear the bill gives school districts more options on how to do teacher evaluations. That ought to make it easier for districts to comply. The House should pass this bill.
 
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