Senate District 17
Bob Peterson
 
 
 
 
 
 
September 21, 2018
Fighting the opioid epidemic is part of our daily work at the Statehouse and back home in our districts. This crisis knows no boundaries - it targets suburbs, cities, rural areas, all income levels, children and adults. No single solution will take our communities back, and my colleagues and I realize this addiction must be fought on many fronts. As your state senator, I have prioritized toughening penalties for traffickers pushing fatal fentanyl and voted for investing in proven prevention and treatment programs to put victims on a path of sustained recovery.
 
August 3, 2018
COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) is encouraging residents who are actively seeking funding for projects related to the historic preservation of their community t ...
 
August 1, 2018
COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) is encouraging Ohio families to take advantage of this weekend's sales tax holiday, beginning Friday, August 3 and running until ...
 
July 31, 2018
COLUMBUS-State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) is inviting area residents to attend district office hours on Monday, August 6, 2018 in Jackson and Pickaway counties.
 
July 23, 2018
Dear Neighbor, With the topic of school safety at the forefront of many conversations in our communities, I wanted to update you on a recent piece of legislation that may be of interest to you and ot ...
 
July 19, 2018
COLUMBUS-Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) applauded the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation's (BWC) recent rebates to local private employers and public-taxing districts. This summer's one-time, statewide rebate of approximately $1.5 billion is the fourth such rebate in the last five years.
 
July 10, 2018
COLUMBUS-State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) recently joined his Senate colleagues in urging Congress to enact policies that will boost economic development in Appalachian regions of Ohio by better harnessing our world class supply of natural gas.
 
July 6, 2018
COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) and State Representative Gary Scherer (R-Circleville) are inviting area residents to attend district office hours on Tuesday, July ...
 
July 5, 2018
COLUMBUS-State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) touted last week's Senate passage of his legislation to cut bureaucratic red tape by reducing burdensome regulations as a major victory for Ohio businesses. The measure brings Ohio more in line with national averages.
 
July 3, 2018
Patriotism. This one word can take on a number of different connotations depending on the person you ask, and the context in which you ask it. However, what it means to us as a nation is never as clea ...
 
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